The Rome Foundation is an independent organization (not-for-profit)  supporting activities related to the diagnosis and treatment of functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs).

Their mission is to improve the lives of people with functional GI disorders.

The Rome Foundation brings together scientists and clinicians working with gastrointestinal function and dysfunction around the world.

One important mission of the Rome Foundation has been to classify FGIDs like IBS – Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

Link to the Rome Foundation Website