Professor for Healthy Ageing, University Medical Center Groningen
Dr Eggersdorfer studied chemistry at the Technical University Munich and did his PhD in organic chemistry. He was post-doc at Stanford-Universit. He joined Roche in 1999 as Head of R&D Vitamins, later taking up the responsibility for Nutrition Science and & Advocacy at DSM in 2010. In 2013 he was installed as Professor for Healthy Ageing at the University Medical Center Groningen. He has published numerous papers and books on vitamins, carotenoids, omega fatty acids and nutraceuticals.
Immune health experts are actively churning out new research and innovative solutions, but there is need for further intervention from public health and government bodies to heighten awareness.