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Bibiana Garcia-Bailo PhD, MS


About:

Dr. García-Bailo is Director of Research and Development at Nutrigenomix Inc. and Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto and the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences. She received her PhD in Nutritional Sciences at the University of Toronto. Before joining Nutrigenomix, Dr. García-Bailo was a Senior Scientist at the Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition at General Mills, where she conducted research on dietary intake patterns. Dr. García-Bailo has also carried out nutrigenomics and epidemiology work at Tufts University and the Public Health Agency of Canada. Her research interests focus on the relationship between genetic variation and diet, health and lifestyle. She has published over 30 peer-reviewed articles and has given invited talks at scientific conferences, government agencies and research organizations worldwide. Dr. García-Bailo has received several awards for her research work, including the 2014 Canadian Nutrition Society PhD Dissertation Research Award and the 2012 American Society for Nutrition Nutritional Sciences Council Research Award.

Education:

  • Smith College (BA, Biological Sciences)
  • University of Massachusetts at Amherst (MS, Organismic and Evolutionary Biology)
  • University of Toronto (PhD, Nutritional Sciences)

Classes Teaching:

Dr. García-Bailo teaches evidence-informed practice and decision making, and nutrigenomics and personalized nutrition.

Publications:

Dr. Garcia-Bailo’s full list of publications