Prof. Francisco Guarner


Francisco Guarner, MD, PhD has a degree in Medicine and Surgery and specialized in Digestive Diseases. He carries out his professional activity in the Digestive Pathology Service of the Universitari Vall d'Hebró Hospital in Barcelone, Spain. 

He has been a research fellow at the Liver United at Kings College Hospital in London and in the Prostaglandin Research department of Welcome Research Laboratories. He is also president of the Board of Directors of the Probiotics and Prebiotics Spanish Society, member of the Guidelines & Publications Committee of WGO-OMGE (World Gastroenterology Organization), member of the Steering Committee of the International Human Microbiome Consortium (IHMC) and also a member of the Centre of Network Biomedical Research of hepatic and digestive diseases as principal investigator of the inflammatory bowel diseases group and a member of the Board of Directors of the International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics.