Personalization and the microbiome in precision medicine: Probiota Americas 2018 program revealed

By Stephen Daniells

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Personalization and the microbiome in precision medicine: Probiota Americas 2018 program revealed
From the microbiome in precision medicine to personalized probiotics for sports nutrition, and from next-gen analytical advances to how online customer engagement is driving the market, Probiota Americas will again bridge the science and business of the booming prebiotics and probiotics categories.

Probiota Americas​, the leading annual event for the prebiotic​, probiotic ​and the microbiota ​focused food and pharma industries in the Americas, runs from June 5 to 7 at the Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay in Miami, FL.

The event’s program, which can be viewed HERE​, brings together world-leading experts to present the latest scientific, technical and market insights.

The event opens with Professor Jack Gilbert, Director of the Microbiome Center and Professor of Surgery at the University of Chicago, will deliver a highly anticipated presentation of the microbiome in precision medicine.

Personalization, emerging health benefits, and a shifting regulatory landscape

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Probiota Americas runs from June 5 to 7 in Miami, FL. Image © Getty Images / ULora

Key themes running through the event include personalization, regulatory changes across the Americas, and scientific breakthroughs.

Experts from uBiome, FitBiomics (Harvard University spin-off), and ADM/Lifesequencing will all address the issue of personalization from different perspectives, while a panel of regulatory experts will discuss the implications of potential regulation changes across North and South America.

Scientific experts from academia and industry will also discuss the role of prebiotics, probiotics and microbiome modulation on a range of health conditions, such as women’s health, cardiovascular health, infant health, and the impact of the gut-brain axis on depression and PTSD.

The event will feature a presentation by Ewa Hudson, Head of Market Insights - Global Brands - William Reed Business Media (publisher of NutraIngredients-USA) on new data about online customer engagement – how it’s done, why it matters and the market that’s driving its importance.

Exploring the scientific frontier

Organized by the publishers of and in association with the International Probiotics Association​ (IPA), Probiota Americas 2018 will explore the probiotic scientific frontier, its evolution and commercial application in food, supplements and related product areas, June 5-7 in Miami, FL.

The event is preceded by an intensive workshop on prebiotics. 

To view highlights of last year’s record-breaking event, please click HERE​.

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