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“Healthy ageing and probiotics” free webinar

“Healthy ageing and probiotics” free webinar

Sylvie Binda, Lallemand Health Solutions R&D Director for Microbiome Program and Bioprocess and Galenic Center, invites you to the “Healthy ageing and probiotics” free webinar, taking place on Tuesday 13 July 2021 at 15:00 CET that she will have the pleasure to moderate.

This event will explore the secrets of healthy ageing and how to ensure a long existence, while maintaining a high quality of life and a strong health. The experts will expose the latest results on the potential of probiotics for cognitive health and improved resistance to disease. This webinar is an occasion to discover more about the relevance of nutrition and the role of probiotics in promoting healthy aging with the guest scientific experts, Prof. Claudio Franceschi and Prof. Patrizia Brigidi. Moderators are Sylvia Binda and Kristine Koppelhus of the IPA Europe Scientific Working Group. Topics will cover:

  • The role the microbiota plays in keeping the immune defense system active and effective, which is crucial in this current pandemic phase
  • The secrets of longevity and the positive role that probiotics can play
  • How probiotics can contribute to maintaining cognitive function as well as health and quality of life

As part of the Probiotic talks presented by the International probiotic association (IPA) Europe in partnership with the International meeting “Probiotics, Prebiotics & New Foods”, this cycle of free, live webinars, is meant to understand how probiotics can improve quality of life. Register now, places are limited!

About the speakers

Prof Claudio Franceschi

Claudio Franceschi is Professor Emeritus at the University of Bologna in Italy since 2016. He devoted himself to the study of human immunology and has held numerous positions including Scientific Director of the Italian National Research Center for Ageing, as well as founding and directing the “Luigi Galvani” Center for Integrated Studies of Bioinformatics, Biophysics and Biocomplexity at the University of Bologna. From 2018 he is the head of the laboratory of Systemic Medicine of Healthy Ageing at Lobachevsky University, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, and he is the author of more than 800 articles in peer-reviewed journals.

Prof Patrizia Brigidi

Patrizia Brigidi is Full Professor in Fermentation Biotechnology at the Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy. She is Delegate of the Rector for European Research. Her main scientific research activity is focused on the characterization of the human intestinal microbiome, in the perspective of its modulation to promote the host’s health. Currently she leads a number of European and national projecs aimed at studying, by omics approaches, the relationship between diet, lifestyle and intestinal microbiome for the prevention of diet-related diseases and healthy ageing.

About the moderators

Sylvie Binda

Sylvie Binda Chair of the IPA Europe Scientific Group, member of the IPA Scientific Committee, Board member in the Pharmabiotics Research Institute.

R&D Director for Microbiome Program and Bioprocess and Galenic Center at Lallemand Health Solutions since 2020, previously Probiotics Science leader in Danone Research for 12 years, Sylvie was also Fermentation principal scientist in Ajinomoto for 7 years.

 Kristine Koppelhus

Director of Scientific and Public Affairs at BioGaia, Kristine is a member of the IPA Europe’s Scientific Working Group and of the IPA global Education and Communication Committee. She has a broad experience in both the food, nutrition, and probiotic industry.

About the organisers

Understanding Probiotics for a better quality of life is brought to you by the International Probiotics Association – Europe (IPA Europe) and the International Meeting “Probiotics, Prebiotics and New Foods”. IPA Europe is a forum of leading producers of probiotic cultures, foods, supplements, nutritional, and therapeutic products.

About Lallemand Health Solutions

Lallemand Health Solutions is a vertically integrated probiotic manufacturer specialized in the research, development, production and marketing of probiotic yeast and bacteria. Its ready-to-market and custom probiotic formulations target specific populations and health segments including Gut health, Natural defenses, Mental health, Women’s health, Skin health, Oral health, Sport and Metabolism. From lab to shelf, Lallemand Health Solutions has the full control and expertise to produce premium probiotic solutions, blends and custom formulations in cutting-edge plants certified to the highest quality. More than 600 probiotic formulas are currently marketed in over 60 countries across five continents.


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