Entries by Mary Ellen Sanders

ISAPP President Gregor Reid’s Global Impact

Valio’s new membership of IAC. Dr. Maija Saxelin and ISAPP President Dr. Gregor Reid at the Valio Headquarters in Helsinki where Dr. Reid spoke about ISAPP and welcomed the company onto the ISAPP Industry Advisory Committee. IDF Elie Metchnikoff Prize 2007 winners: Dr. Larry McKay (Category Biotechnology), Dr. Gregor Reid (Category Nutrition and Health), Dr. […]

IDF Elie Metchnikoff Prize

IDF Elie Metchnikoff Prize: An initiative by the International Dairy Federation and its partners to celebrate scientific discovery. The IDF Elie Metchnikoff Prize 2007 recognizes outstanding scientific discoveries in the fields of microbiology, biotechnology, nutrition and health with regard to fermented milks. Applications due January 31, 2007.

Twenty-two Papers Delivered at the 2006 Conference

Proceedings published: Twenty-two papers delivered at the 2006 conference held in Maryland titled “Developing Probiotics as Food and Drugs: Scientific and Regulatory Challenges” sponsored by Drug Information Association (www.diahome.org), ISAPP and others have been published as a supplement to Clinical Infectious Diseases (February 1, Volume 46, Supplement 2, 2008).

American Academy of Microbiology Releases Report

The American Academy of Microbiology released a report “Probiotic Microbes: The Scientific Basis” June 7, 2006. The report is the outcome of a colloquium convened by the American Academy of Microbiology in November 2005 to discuss the current state of knowledge regarding probiotics. Download report

Probiotics and Prebiotics: Scientific Aspects, 2005

Probiotics and Prebiotics: Scientific Aspects, 2005. Edited by Gerald W. Tannock University of Otago, Dunedin , New Zealand (Caister Academic Press). Chapters include: Molecular Methods in Microbial Ecology (Erwin G. Zoetendal and Roderick I. Mackie), Taxonomy of Lactobacilli and Bifidobacteria (Franco Dellaglio and Giovanna E. Felis), The Microecology of Lactobacilli in the Gastrointestinal Tract (Jens […]