2018 Annual Meeting

Attendee List   Poster Abstracts

Tuesday, June 5th 2018

The Emergence of Prebiotic Therapy. Glenn GIBSON, UK

Using Probiotics and Prebiotics in Pediatric Medicine. Michael CABANA, UCSF, USA

Early Life Events Shaping the Infant Microbiome. Rocio MARTIN, Singapore

Dietary Oat Bran and Probiotic Interaction in Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid and Oxylipin Metabolism. Jetty Chung-Yung LEE, Hong Kong

When Asian and Western Diets Collide. Yuan-Kun LEE, Singapore

Probiotics for Peanut Allergy. Mimi TANG, Australia

Are There Any True Synbiotics? Robert HUTKINS, USA

Impact of Diet on The Activity of the Gut Microbiota – Key Life-stages. Karen SCOTT, UK

Nomenclature Upheaval of the Genus Lactobacillus Genus: Implications for the Probiotic Field. Bruno POT, Belgium

Guides for Use of Probiotics in the Clinic – Some Recent ISAPP Initiatives. Dan MERENSTEIN, USA

Panel Discussion: Harmonizing Global Regulatory Approaches for Products Targeting the Microbiome. Seppo SALMINEN, Finland, Yuan-Kun LEE, Singapore and Mary Ellen SANDERS, USA


Late Breaking News

Gastric Microbiome in Functional Dyspepsia. Yasuhiro KOGA, Japan

Oral Nutrition, Microbiome, and Intestinal Barrier Function. Robert JENQ, USA

Protective Effects of Probiotics Against Heavy Metal Toxicity, A Human Trial. Wei CHEN, China

The Role of Probiotics in Human Reproduction. Esther JIMENEZ, Spain

Probiotics for Obesity. Corinne GRANGETTE, France

Potential of Bifidobacterium breve A1 in the Prevention of Cognitive Impairment in Alzheimer’s Disease. Jin-zhong XIAO, Japan

Evaluating Presence and Interaction of SCFAs in the Lungs. Marianne KOLIANA, UK

A Prebiotic  Intervention Study in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Roberta GRIMALDI, The Channel Islands

Prebiotic Effect of Biosynthetic Inulin. Keiji WAKABAYASHI, Japan

Probiotics in a Regulated But Non-controlled Market of Argentina. Gabriel VINDEROLA, Argentina

The Influence of 2’-Fucosyllactose on Simulated Colon Microbiota and B. infantis Bi-26 Metabolism. Arthur OUWEHAND, Finland

NIZO’s Probiotic Optimization Pipeline for the Production and Down-stream Processing of Gut-derived Strict Anaerobes. Martijn BEKKER, The Netherlands


Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

The Metabolic Products of Probiotic Bacteria with Potential for Improving Human Health. Colin HILL, Ireland

Probiotics for Liver Disease. Hani El-NEZAMI, Hong Kong

If You Could Design A Probiotic, What Would It Look Like? Sarah LEBEER, Belgium

Why Honeybee Lactobacilli Are Important for Planetary Health. Akihito ENDO, Japan

Detoxification of Environmental Chemicals With Probiotics. Gregor REID, Canada

Pre- and Probiotic Use in Chronic GI Disorders in the Asia-Pacific Region. Reuben WONG, Singapore

Probiotics and Prebiotics for Oral Health. Wim TEUGHELS, Belgium

Indigenous Plants as Prebiotic Sources in Asia. Shahrul Razid SARBINI, Malaysia

Akkermansia muciniphila as Potential Next-Generation Beneficial Microbe: Fake or Reality? Patrice CANI, Belgium

Probiotics for Preterm Infants -The Western Australian Experience. Sanjay PATOLE, Australia

Panel Discussion: What Does the Future Hold for Probiotics and Prebiotics? Perspectives From Students, A Clinician and Industry. Panelists: Hemraj DODIYA, President, SFA, Yasuhiro KOGA, President of Japan Probiotics Society, Japan, Raja DHIR, SEED, Michael CABANA, MD MPH

Discussion group summaries:

  1. Harmonizing Global Probiotic and Prebiotic Food/Supplement Regulations. Seppo SALMINEN, Yuan-Kun LEE and Gabriel VINDEROLA
  2. Fermented Foods for Health: East Meets West. Bob HUTKINS, Paul COTTER, and Shao Guan LIU
  3. Potential Value of Probiotics and Prebiotics to Treat or Prevent Serious Medical Issues in Developing Countries. Daniel MERENSTEIN, Reuben WONG and Colin HILL
  4. Prebiotics as Ingredients: How Foods, Fibres and Delivery Methods Influence Functionality. Glenn GIBSON and Karen SCOTT
  5. Student & Fellows Association. Hemraj DODIYA
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