Prebiotic compounds are believed to improve human health by selectively stimulating the growth and activity of health-promoting species belonging to the genera Bifidobacteria and Lactobacilli. These species have a beneficial effect on the colon environment and can be used as a marker for the stability in the human colon microbiota.

The main aim of my PhD project is to validate new synthesized carbohydrate in preparation for defining them as prebiotics and hence examining if they have a stimulating effect on the health-promoting species in the colon.Furthermore, I am studying the effect of the potential prebiotics on the colon environment in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and examining, if these components can play a roll in the treatment of IBD.  

 



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Education

2001 - 2007 Biotechnological engineering - Technical University of Denmark

Academic grades

Cand.Polyt.Biotechnology

Languages

Danish: native, English: Fluent, German

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Prebiotic compounds are believed to improve human health by selectively stimulating the growth and activity of health-promoting species belonging to the genera Bifidobacteria and Lactobacilli. These species have a beneficial effect on the colon environment and can be used as a marker for the stability in the human colon microbiota.

The main aim of my PhD project is to validate new synthesized carbohydrates in preparation for defining them as prebiotics and hence examining if they have a stimulating effect on the health-promoting species in the colon.

Furthermore, I am studying the effect of the potential prebiotics on the colon environment in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and examining, if these components can play a roll in the treatment of IBD.

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  • Anaerobe

    ISSNs: 1075-9964, 10759964

    ISSNs (Electronic): 1095-8274

    Academic Press, United Kingdom

    BFI (2015): BFI-level 1, ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes

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  • British Journal of Nutrition

    ISSNs: 0007-1145, 1475-2662, 00071145

    ISSNs (Electronic): 0954-422, 0954-4224

    Cambridge University Press, United Kingdom

    BFI (2015): BFI-level 1, ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes

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  • Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

    ISSNs: 0021-8561, 00218561

    ISSNs (Electronic): 1520-5118

    American Chemical Society, United States

    BFI (2015): BFI-level 2, ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes

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