The Kalisz Microbiota Research Team
studied from 1979-1985 at the faculty of Medicine at the Medical University of Poznań, Poland. He worked from 1985 until 2018 at the Department of Physiology, University of Medical Sciences in Poznań, Poland. From 2011-2013 he was a visiting professor at the Institute of Rural Medicine in Lublin. Since 2018 he is a professor at the President Stanisław Wojciechowski State University of Applied Sciences in Kalisz, Poland, where he was the Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences for a year. He is now heading the Internal Disease Department of the university. In recent years his research interest is focused on the gut microbiota, probiotics and synbiotics. He is author of a number of scientific publications on this subject in peer reviewed journals.
Prof. Dr. Henning Sommermeyer
studied biochemistry from 1982-1987 at the University of Hanover, Germany. From 1987 to 1990 he specialized in immunology and graduated at the Department of Molecular Pharmacology, at the Medical High School of Hanover. From 1990 to 2010 he worked for different pharmaceutical companies in Germany, Portugal, Poland and the Czech Republic. In 2010, he founded Pronaos s.r.o., a consultancy company. Since 2019 he is a visiting professor at the Department of Medicine, of the President Stanisław Wojciechowski State University of Applied Sciences in Kalisz, Poland. His scientific work is focused on pro- and synbiotics as prophylactics and therapeutics. He authored and co-authored a number of scientific articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Prof. Dr. Hanna Krauss
studied medicine at the faculty of Medicine at the University of Medical Sciences of Poznań, Poland. She specialized in paediatric gastroenterology and metabolic diseases. From 2012-2019 she headed the Department of Physiology of the University of Medical Sciences of Poznań, since 2015 as professor. In 2020 she became the Head of the Department of the International Prevention Research Institute at the President Stanisław Wojciechowski State University of Applied Sciences in Kalisz, Poland. Her research interest is focused, among other topics, on disease prevention, child metabolism in physiological and pathophysiological conditions and the gut microbiota. She is author of more than 300 scientific publications.