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Dr Thomas Ludwig

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To help you understand more about regurgitation, colic and constipation in babies, we’ve teamed up with expert Dr Thomas Ludwig. 


Dr Thomas Ludwig is an expert in regurgitation, infant colic and constipation. Since 2009, he has worked at Danone Nutricia Research where he is now the Principal Scientist Specialised Nutrition China.

Education and career

Dr Ludwig received his medical education from the University of Münster, Germany, where he also completed his doctorate thesis in physiology, and worked in internal medicine and intensive care. He later moved to Yale University to conduct research in cellular and molecular physiology.

He joined Danone Nutricia Research in 2009, where his work focusses on gut biology, paediatric gastroenterology and precise nutrition.

Other work

Dr Ludwig is especially interested in early life nutrition and the development of the digestive system, and has published more than 50 scientific articles, reviews and book chapters on digestive physiology, cell biology and gastrointestinal disorders.

He is a member of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) and European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI).