Professor Glenn Gibson

Glenn Gibson: Professor of Food Microbiology, The University of Reading. Visiting Professor, Imperial College, London (Institute for Global Health Innovation). Research scientist, Plant and Food, New Zealand. Special Science Adviser, Tianyi Health Sciences Institute, Zhenjiang, China. Past President and founder member: International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP). 8 books, >450 research papers, >300 published abstracts, 10 patents, >25,000 career citations (h factor = 81), 70 PhD students (some co-supervised); 128 research contracts. He currently researches acute and chronic gut disease, pro/prebiotics. Human trials are a major facet of the research, with initial principles being tested in gut models. He was responsible (with Professor M Roberfroid) for instigation of the prebiotic concept for gut microbiota management through diet.


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