IPC2022
15th INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE ON PROBIOTICS, PREBIOTICS, GUT MICROBIOTA AND HEALTH - IPC2022 27-30 June 2022 Carlton Hotel, Bratislava, Slovakia

Plenary Speakers

Sin-Hyeog IM, Ph.D.

Dr. Sin-Hyeog Im is a professor in POSTECH, KOREA. He is the board of directors for Pharmabiotic Research Institute (PRI), the president of the International Scientific Conference on Probiotics and Prebiotics (IPC), chairman of the organizing committee of FIMSA 2021 (Federation of Immunological Societies of Asia-Oceania). He also serves as associate editor or editorial board member in several journals such as Beneficial Microbes, Frontiers in Immunology, Vaccines, and others. Prof. Im received his Ph.D. at the Weizmann Institute of Science (2001, Rehovot, Israel) and completed postdoctoral training at the Harvard Medical School (2003, Boston, USA). Read more...

Presentation title: Probiotics on the border between food and medicine

Session: Live Biotherapeutic Products - Panel Discussion: Use in medicine, difference in research, development and production, clinical trials, categorisation and regulations

Probiotics have been known as beneficial microorganisms for maintaining healthy status as a functional food. Defining the action mechanism of specific probiotic strains will open new opportunities for Live therapeutic products (LBP). I will discuss the current status of probiotics on the border between functional food and therapeutics on a regulatory aspect.