|NutriLeads||Co-Founder & CSO||The Netherlands|
Exploring gut microbiome understanding and research implications for probiotics development
Dr. Albers founded NutriLeads B.V. to develop and commercialize innovative, plant-derived functional ingredients with clinically proven health benefits. NutriLeads’ flagship ingredient, BeniCaros®, is an award-winning, up-cycled prebiotic carrot fiber, scientifically and clinically proven to train immune responses to be smarter and faster through targeted gut microbiome modification. Earlier in his career, Dr. Albers held several leadership positions during 14 years at Unilever, where he built and led the global expertise group on nutrition, immunity and gut health. Dr. Albers received a doctorate in immunomodulation from Utrecht University and studied intestinal metabolism at Rockefeller University in New York.