Project Description

Theo Niewold

University of Leuven

Theo A. Niewold PhD (1958) is an immunologist/experimental pathobiologist by training getting his PhD at the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands. After 4 years in the University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, USA, he worked from 1996-2005 at Wageningen University (NL). Since 2005, he is Professor Nutrition and Health at the University of Leuven, Belgium, and (co) author of over 250 publications, and invited speaker at over 70 scientific conferences and industry seminars. Current interests are inflammation, nutritional immunology, functional food and feed in animal models, alternatives to antibiotics, and (intestinal) health biomarkers.