Dr. Maria Vicario
Head of the Gut Physiology group, Nestlé Research Center, Lausanne, Switzerland
Maria Vicario received her degree in pharmacy in Madrid, Spain and her Master’s degree and PhD in physiology of the gastrointestinal tract at the University of Barcelona.
Her research interest is focused on the identification of neuro-immune mechanisms associated with functional gastrointestinal disorders.
During her career, Dr. Vicario has published over 50 original articles in scientific journals, has led national and international preclinical and clinical studies.