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About Michael Otto

Dr. Michael Otto is Chairman of the Board at the Otto Group, an international trading and services corporation, and one of Germany's most successful entrepreneurs. Besides his tremendous engagement for sustainability in business, he also keeps a keen eye on innovative technologies. This has made the Otto Group one of Germany's largest corporate venture investors in start-ups. Dr. Michael Otto also invests privately in innovative firms.

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Germany

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Probiotic strategy prevents <em>Enterococcus</em> escape from the gut

Nov 24, 2021

Nov. 24, 2021 “I was not always someone who would have advertised probiotics,” Michael Otto told BioWorld. And it’s easy to see why. At this point, probiotics are more often dubious wellness offerings than evidence-based therapeutics. Part of the issue is that the mechanisms by which probiotics are supposed to exert their effects are mostly vague. Molecular mechanisms that could account for claimed health benefits are few and far between. But Otto, who is chief of the pathogen molecular genetics section at the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Disease, and his colleagues have identified one such molecular mechanism.

Michael Otto Investments

1 Investments

Michael Otto has made 1 investments. Their latest investment was in Immunservice as part of their Series C on February 2, 2015.

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Michael Otto Investments Activity

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Date

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New?

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2/18/2015

Series C

Immunservice

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Date

2/18/2015

Round

Series C

Company

Immunservice

Amount

New?

Yes

Co-Investors

Sources

1

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