Dr. Manfred Eggersdorfer
Dr. Manfred Eggersdorfer
Professor for Healthy Ageing
University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG)

Manfred Eggersdorfer studied chemistry at the Technical University Munich and Stanford-University. He was responsible for R+D at Roche Vitamins and DSM Nutritional Products. He engaged in the development of new applications and solutions for vitamins, carotenoids and nutraceuticals for health and well-being. Currently he holds the chair for Healthy Ageing at the University Medical Center Groningen. His scientific work focuses on the role of nutrients for health and vitality, especially on the impact of inadequate intake and status of micronutrients over the life cycle with a focus on long term health and healthy ageing. He is author of numerous publications in the fields of vitamins, carotenoids and nutraceuticals.