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August 3, 2011

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Gnosis S.p.A Presents Probiotic Research

DESIO, ItalyGnosis S.p.A will share research on its probiotic yeast Saccahromyces boulardii as a sponsor and participate in the 6th Probiotics, Prebiotics & New Foods" symposium held in Rome Sept.11 to 13, 2011, at the Urbaniana University. This probiotic yeast is commercialized under the probiotic brand name of Biooptima and can be incorporated into dairy, dietary supplements and food products.

Gnosis will present studies on dietary supplementation with Saccahromyces boulardii as a novel strategy to improve metabolic syndrome in an animal model of obesity. Ignazio Castagliuolo, associate professor of Microbiology of Padua University, Italy, will present the findings.

The meeting has been organized under the patronage of Italian Academy for the study of Intestinal Microbiota, SIGE Italian Gastroenterology Society", SINUT - Italian Society of Nutraceuticals, ESPGHAN - European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and SIGENP Italian Gastroenterology and Hepatology Society and Paediatric Nutrition.

The International conference, that takes place every two years, brings together speakers to explore recent research and scientific advances related to probiotics, prebiotics and new foods and to address claims substantiation, regulatory and technology issues for innovative industrial applications in these fields.

Biooptima Saccharomyces boulardii is produced under a patent-protected process and advanced drying technologies.

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