David Bravo
  At Pancosma, the Switzerland-based global leader in feed  additives, we believe in our vision of a healthy, well-fed world,  made possible by turning basic research into profitable solutions.  We are passionate about our mission to develop innovative feed &n...
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Article published the June 21, 2017
Introduction To prevent the risk of developing pathogens resistant to antibiotics and also to satisfy consumer demand for a food chain free of drugs, the use of in-feed antibiotics in the European Union was banned in January 2006, and this policy is being considered in other parts of the world. Consequently, the poultry industry seeks an alternative for antibiotics as growth promot ...
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Article published the June 21, 2017
The gastrointestinal tract is confronted with a cornucopia of diverse chemicals, pathogens and physicochemical states that it must analyze and react to appropriately to optimize nutrition and to defend against harm. It presents the largest and most vulnerable surface to the outside world. Integrated responses to these challenges require the gut to sense its environment. This it ...
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Article published the June 1, 2017
Necrotic enteritis (NE) and avian coccidiosis are among the most important infectious diseases in commercial poultry production, both resulting in field outbreaks with substantial mortality(1–4). The aetiological agent of NE is Clostridium perfringens, a Gram-positive, anaerobic, spore-forming bacterium that is transmitted by the faecal–oral route as well as through contaminated feed, ...
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Video published on November 21, 2016
Dr. John Furness (University of Melbourne), explained different aspects of the function of the gastrointestinal tract in animals and how to optimize digestion and protection, during CLANA 2016, in Cancun, Mexico.
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VII Latin American Animal Nutrition Congress – CLANA
News published on October 11, 2016
Pancosma will be participating at the 7th congress of the Colegio Latino Americano de Nutricion Animal, in Cancun, Mexico, from 10 - 14 October 2016. Dr. David Bravo, Pancosma’s Chief Innovation Officer, has been invited by the scientific committee of CLANA to chair a symposium entitled, ‘Non-nutrition, the future of animal nutrition.’ In February this year, Pancosma launched the ...
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Article published the October 7, 2016
Background In view of rising concerns on the extensive use of antibiotics in animal production, there is an increasing interest for developing alternative disease control strategy to enhance animal health and to reduce the use of antimicrobials. One promising new possibility to achieve this goal is the use of natural foods and herbal products to enhance feed efficiency, gut health, and innate ...
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News published on January 18, 2016
Pancosma is proud to organize the 5th edition of the Pancosma Worldwide Scientific Exchange (PWSE) from 3 – 4 February 2016. The only event of its kind in the feed additives industry, the PWSE gathers renowned scientists in the field of animal physiology from all over the globe, to discuss the latest advances in animal health and nutrition. It creates a unique opportunity for Pancosma to exc ...
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Article published the June 15, 2014
New research findings in gut physiology: implications for animal feeding Recently, a paper was published in the scientific journal Nature Reviews1 entitled “The gut as a sensory organ.” As the title suggests, scientists are now considering the gut literally as an intelligent sensory organ, with the ability to “sense” its environment and react to it.  What does th ...
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Article published the February 7, 2014
Introduction The content of the intestine is rich in chemicals and microorganisms. This complex ‘soup’ is an external milieu, separated from the body’s internal milieu by only a single layer of epithelial cells for most of the length of the gastrointestinal tract, the oesophagus alone having a multilayered epithelial barrier. The human small intestine presents a surface membrane ...
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Location:Grand-saconnex, Geneve, Suiza
Profile: Academic / scientific
Occupation: Chief Innovation Officer
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