Gregor Reid PhD

Lawson Health Research Institute

Dr. Gregor Reid is a professor of Microbiology and Immunology and Surgery at Western University, and the Endowed Chair in Human Microbiome and Probiotics at the Lawson Health Research Institute.

Dr. Gregor Reid’s research primarily focuses on beneficial microbes, and he is one of the world’s foremost experts on probiotics (microorganisms that produce many health benefits). To date, he has developed novel probiotic therapies used by several million people around the world. He has also held 28 patents, published over 500 peer-reviewed publications, in highly prestigious academic journals including Science, Lancet, JAMA, PNAS, PLoS One, Nature and Nature Reviews Microbiology; he has also given over 600 talks in 54 countries, and has a Google Scholar H factor of 82.