Mónica graduated in Pharmacy from the University of Granada, PhD in molecular biology at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). She has more than 20 years of R&D experience in functional ingredients specially in probiotic strains isolated from human milk, botanicals and omega-3. She authors 80 scientific publications and 8 patents, highlighting studies related to the application of probiotic strains in the treatment and prevention of lactational mastitis, as well as the studies on babies that demonstrate the benefits of probiotic strains naturally present in breast milk. Mónica currently leads Kerry's innovation for women´s and infant´s health.
Monica will be part of Infant and Childhood Nutrition / Maternal and Women’s Health session on Day 1.