Challenges in gastrointestinal research in Latin America

Gisela Canedo-Marroquín*, Mabel Guzman*, Nestor N Jimenez-Vargas*

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Gastrointestinal research in Latin America is hampered by a lack of financial support and by biases, affecting research advancement in the region and career development of Latin American scientists. Engagement of the next generation of leaders and established scientists is, therefore, essential to avoid perpetuation of the existing inequalities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)199-200
Number of pages2
JournalNature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 2023


  • Biomedical Research/trends
  • Gastroenterology
  • Humans
  • Latin America


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