Anna Lena Ziese, MedVet, is a GI fellow in the gastrointestinal service at the Clinic of Small Animal Medicine at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany, where she earned her veterinary degree and is completing a doctoral thesis. Her clinical research is focused on the impact of different therapeutic approaches (eg, probiotics, fecal microbiota transplantation) on the intestinal microbiome and the clinical course in dogs with acute hemorrhagic diarrhea or chronic enteropathy.
Jan S. Suchodolski, MedVet, DrVetMed, PhD, AGAF, DACVM (Immunology), is an associate professor in small animal medicine, the associate director for research, and the head of microbiome sciences at the Gastrointestinal Laboratory at Texas A&M University, where he earned his PhD in veterinary microbiology. Dr. Suchodolski is a graduate of University of Vienna in Austria. He has authored or coauthored more than 240 peer-reviewed articles on veterinary gastroenterology and microbiome research. His research is focused on developing biomarkers for GI disease and therapeutic approaches for the modulation of the intestinal microbiota.