The meeting report for the Annual Meeting June 5-7th 2018 ISAPP in Singapore is now available, featuring overviews of the speakers and discussion group conclusions.
Two days of plenary talks focused on the latest science featuring prebiotic and probiotic use in: pediatrics, oral health, allergy immunotherapy, the gut microbiome throughout life, synbiotics, liver disease, honey bee health, chronic gut disorders, and more. The meeting also featured an interesting talk about the changes coming in the nomenclature of the genus Lactobacillus.
The plenary, open sessions were followed by a Discussion Forum on June 7th for invited experts and Industry Advisory Committee Members. The discussion groups focused on:
- Harmonizing Global Probiotic and Prebiotic Food/Supplement Regulation
- Fermented Foods for Health: East Meets West
- Potential Value of Probiotics and Prebiotics to Treat or Prevent Serious Medical Issues in Developing Countries
- Prebiotics as Ingredients: How Foods, Fibres and Delivery Methods Influence Functionality
Finally, there were over 70 posters presented at the meeting featuring the latest prebiotic and probiotic research from around the world.
Slides and abstracts for the meeting can be found on the ISAPP website under the “Annual Meetings” tab, available to meeting participants only.