Microbial Phenotypes in Obesity: Implications for Precision Nutrition

Ellen BlaakThe ISM is pleased to welcome Prof. Ellen Blaak, Maastricht University, Netherlands join Targeting Microbiota 2024 this October.

Prof. Blaak will participate in the session on "Microbial Phenotypes in Obesity: Implications for Precision Nutrition", highlight the strategies to modulate microbiota in obesity. 

About Ellen Blaak

Ellen Blaak is Professor in Human Biology at the Department of Human Biology since 2007 and is Chair of the Department of Human Biology. Her research focuses on the role of disturbances in fatty acid metabolism and interorgan cross-talk (gut-adipose tissue-muscle metabolism) in the aetiology of obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (>300 publ,) as well as the impact of nutritional or lifestyle intervention to reverse these changes.  Beside being professor at Maastricht University, she is project leader within the Top Institute Food and Nutrition, a public-private partnership of academia and international Food Industry, focussed on precompetitive research. She is member of the Nutrition committee of the Dutch Health Council and of several advisory board/grant evaluation committees.  She obtained funding from among others the Netherlands Organisation for  Scientific  research/Dutch  Diabetes  Research  Foundation/EU  as  a  PI  for more than 30 research  projects and has supervised more than 30 PhD theses.

Targeting Microbiota 2024 Speakers Line-up.

International Society of Microbiota
Targeting Microbiota 2024 Conference
October 14-15, 2024 - Malta
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