Ben van Ommen
TNO (Organisation for Applied Scientific Research), The Netherlands
Ben van Ommen is Principal Scientist at TNO, one of the largest independent research organisations in the area of nutrition world-wide. He is also Director of the TNO systems biology program and leading the activities on nutrigenomics, nutritional systems biology, personalized health and personalized medicine, and Director of NuGO, the Nutrigenomics Organisation.
His research applies systems biology to metabolic health and metabolic disease, focusing on understanding all relevant processes involved in maintaining optimal health and causing specific disease sub-phenotypes, developing new biomarkers and treatment strategies.