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Carlos  Gomez Gallego

Carlos Gomez Gallego

Senior Researcher

Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences

Carlos Gómez-Gallego is a Senior Researcher in the Forest and Bioeconomy (FOBI) research community. His main activities are conducted at the Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition. He completed two university degrees one in Biology and another in Food Science and Technology, and a MSc in Nutrition and Health. This was followed by the completion of a Ph.D. from the University of Murcia where he investigated the effect of infant formula processing in the content of polyamines and bioactive peptides and their impact on intestinal microbiota and immune system development during lactation. In 2021 he was appointed with the Title of Docent by the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Eastern Finland.

Carlos’s research and interest are primarily focused in to advance the understanding of the impact of diet, food, and bioactive compounds in human microbiota and their association with human health. Other research interest includes investigating new sources of food and food ingredients, including probiotics, prebiotics, and other bioactive compounds, as well as their potentially associated nutrition and health claims.


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