Brigidi, Patrizia

Biography

Patrizia Brigidi is Full Professor in Fermentation Biotechnology at the Pharmacy and Biotechnology School, University of Bologna. She is Delegate of the Rector (University of Bologna, Italy) for European Research. Her main scientific research activity is focused on the characterization of the human intestinal microbiome, in the perspective of its modulation to promote the host’s health. Currently, she leads a number of European and national projects aimed at studying, by omics approaches, the relationship among diet, lifestyle and intestinal microbiome for the prevention of diet-related diseases and healthy aging.