About Me

The Beneficial Bacteria Site is created and run by Dr. Mary E. Morgan. Dr. Morgan has 15 years of research experience in immunology and also has experience researching probiotics working together with a leading dairy and nutrition company. She earned her PhD. at Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands working on a project examining the influence of T cells on rheumatoid arthritis. She also worked for eight years as a post-doctoral scientist. First at the Tumor Immunology Laboratory in Nijmegen researching tumor immunotherapies and later at the Department of Pharmacology at Utrecht University examining the role of probiotics in inflammatory bowel disease.

Currently, Dr. Morgan works as a science communications specialist at her own consulting company, Morgan Medical Communications. Besides running The IBD Immunologist, she also maintains the probiotics blog The Beneficial Bacteria Site.