Prof. Patrizia Brigidi

The University of Bologna, Italy

Patrizia Brigidi is Full Professor of “Fermentation Biotechnology” at the Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences of the University of Bologna. She is Member of the Presidency Council of the National Technological Cluster A.Food and Expert in the Italian Delegation in Horizon Europe Programming Committee, Cluster VI. Her research activity is documented by over 250 papers on peer-reviewed international journals, focused on the study of human microbiome, in the perspective of its modulation to promote the host’s health. She leads and participates a number of European and National projects aimed at studying, by omics approaches, the role of microbiome in healthy aging and non-communicable diseases.