"This meeting was an incredible networking opportunity for key academic and industry scientists," says Mary Ellen Sanders, current president of ISAPP.
In addition to the academic participants, about 25 industry scientists participated in the meeting. Twenty companies committed to science-driven probiotic and prebiotic product development contributed financially and scientifically to the meeting.
ISAPP is a non-profit scientific organization incorporated in 2002. Meetings of ISAPP were held in Ontario, Canada, in 2002, and Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom, in 2003. More information on this organization can be found at www.isapp.net.
The complete scientific program for the 2004 meeting can be found at www.isapp.net/IS_news.htm.