Editorial Board

Editorial Board

EDITOR DETAILS

Charles Muscoplat  

Research Interest:

Electromyography; Pain management; Neuromuscular medicine

Professor
Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Medicine
University of Minnesota
USA

Manouchehr Mokhtari  

Research Interest:

Child Obesity; Patient Satisfaction Surveys; Health Policy; Risk assessment; Biosafety; Evaluation; Household Survey Analysis; Date Mining, Predictive modeling; Strategic Decision Making; Health Economics; Applied Econometrics; Cost-benefit analysis of events, Interventions and recoveries

Associate Professor
School of Public Health
University of Maryland
USA

Jian Yang  

Research Interest:

Lipid metabolism; Obesity and type 2 diabetes

Scientific Review Officer
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Institutes of Health
USA

Donna Wang  

Research Interest:

Dr. Wang's research interests lie in molecular intervention; Neuroscience; Cardiovascular medicine, Drug discovery; Nanomedicine and including diabetes and obesity.

Professor
Department of Medicine
Michigan State University
USA

Yoshifumi Saisho  

Research Interest:

  • Cure or reversal of type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • Islet physiology

Assistant professor
Division of Nephrology, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine
Keio University School of Medicine
Japan

Kyuzi Kamoi  

Research Interest:

Dr. Kyuzi Kamoi interesting on the research of resolveing the mechansism of riddled diseases via hormonal approach in many diseases

Director
Center of Diabetes Mellitus & Endocrine disease
Joetsu General Hospital
Tokyo,Japan

Alexander G Obukhov  

Research Interest:

Cation channels; TRPC channels; TRPV channels; TRPM channels; TRPA1

Associate Professor
Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology
Indiana University School of Medicine
USA

Konstantinos Georgios Apostolou  

Research Interest:

Dr. Konstantinos GeorgiosApostolou clinical and research interests include Bariatric surgery; Minimally invasive and robotic surgery as well as hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery.

Scientific Associate
Department of Anatomy and Surgical Anatomy
University of Athens
Greece

Sho-ichi Yamagishi  

Research Interest:

  • Diabetic vascular complications
  • Cardiology
  • Aging
  • Oxidative stress
  • Functional food science

Professor
Department of Pathophysiology and Therapeutics of Diabetic Vascular Complic
Kurume University School of Medicine
Japan

Li Ming Wen  

Research Interest:

Childhood obesity; Physical activity; Nutrition; Active transport with specific expertise in the evaluation of health promotion initiatives

Professor
Sydney Medical School
University of Sydney
Australia

Leanne Redman  

Research Interest:

Dr. Leanne M Redman is an expert in human metabolic phenotyping

Associate Professor
Reproductive Endocrinology and Women’s Health Laboratory
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
USA

Everson Artifon  

Research Interest:

Anatomy; Endocrinology; Gastroenterology

Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Sao Paulo
Brazil

Florian Kiefer  

Research Interest:

  • Identification of novel molecular pathways related to energy metabolism with particular emphasis on brown fat, "browning of white fat", and thermogenesis
  • Clinical/translational research including functional imaging (PET/CT, PET/MRI) to understand the physiology of human brown adipose tissue and its relevance for metabolic disease

Principal Investigator
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
University of Vienna
Austria

Olivier Hue  

Research Interest:

Kinesiology; Neuroscience; Postural control; Movement; Obesity; Aging; Physical activity; Exercise

Professor
Department of physical activity science
University of Quebec in Trois-Rivieres
Canada

Andrea Mario Pompeo Romani  

Research Interest:

Magnesium homeostasis; Liver physio-pathology; Alcoholism; Diabetes; Obesity

Associate Professor
Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Case Western Reserve University
USA

Chathur Acharya  

Research Interest:

Dr. Chathur Acharya research interests include how obesity affects the gastrointestinal system and other inflammatory states

Assistant Professor
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
USA

Bipan Chand  

Research Interest:

  • RCT. Lap Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy. Staple Line reinforcement. Suture vs Seamguard LU # 206310 August 2014- Active
  • RCT. Loop DS and VS comparison to Lap VSG LU # 207777
  • SMART Six Month Adjunctive Weight Reduction Therapy LU #207047 April 2015- Active

Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Loyola University Medical Center
USA

Matthew Durant  

Research Interest:

Human nutrition; Metabolism and related sciences; Obesity Research

Associate Professor
School of Nutrition & Dietetics
Acadia University
Canada

Ling Zhao  

Research Interest:

Molecular mechanisms of obesity and identification of dietary strategies for obesity prevention using cell and animal models

Assistant Professor
Department of Nutrition
University of Tennessee
USA

Haiyan Maier  

Research Interest:

Dr. Haiyan Maier research focuses on the relationship of dietary and lifestyle factors that cause delayed chronic wound healing in patients with Diabetic Foot Ulcers, and the prevention and management of chronic diseases such as Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus; Overweight and Obesity, as well as Wound Healing

Faculty
Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences
The Florida State University
USA

Dharambir K Sanghera  

Research Interest:

Diabetes; Cardiovascular disease; Obesity; Genetics; Genomics

Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Genetics
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
USA

Konstantinos Dafopoulos  

Research Interest:

  • Ovarian control of pituitary function
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Ovarian stimulation for IVF
  • Reproductive surgery
  • Fertility preservation

Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Thessalia
Greece

Farid Menaa  

Research Interest:

Dr. Menaa's main current focuses are related to preventive; Personalized; Translational; Integrative; Green and Nano-based medicine; especially in the areas of oncology, regenerative medicine and gerontology, in order to prevent, implement early diagnosis, and develop efficient and safer therapy

Lecturer
Californian Innovation Corp
Brazil

Radwan Kassir  

Research Interest:

Digestive and bariatric surgery; Surgical oncology

Surgeon
Department of General and Bariatric surgery
University hospital center of Saint-Etienne
France

Dimitrios Papazoglou  

Research Interest:

Obesity; Diabetes and metabolic syndrome

Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
Democritus Univeristy of Thrace
Greece

Nianbai Fang  

Research Interest:

Dr. Nianbai Fang interests are identification of bioactive compounds from natural sources and biomarker in the biological matrix

Professor
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental Nutrition
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
USA

Peter Walter Grandjean  

Research Interest:

Dr. Peter W Grandjean research is aimed at understanding cytokine responses to exercise; Nutrition; Pharmaceuticals and how these responses influence vascular reactivity; Inflammatory; Metabolic processes in humans

Professor
Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation
Baylor University
USA

Yunsuk Koh  

Research Interest:

  • Exerciseand Atherosclerotic Biomarkers in Obesity
  • Role of Exercise on Oxidized Low-density Lipoprotein and Its Regulatory Enzymes Associated With Atherosclerosis

Assistant Professor
Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation
Baylor University
USA

Katsunori Nonogaki  

Research Interest:

Serotonin network; GLP-1 network; Feeding regulation; Hepatic glucose and lipid metabolism; Medical device in the treatment of diabetes; Hypertension

Professor
Department of Diabetes Technology
Tohoku University
Japan

Qi Wu  

Research Interest:

  • Characterize functional connectivity of metabolic-sensing PBN neurons and their roles in control of feeding and energy homeostasis
  • Identify a hindbrain neural circuit and associated signaling pathways (including serotonin system) that mediate feeding and energy expenditure, as well as addictive response to food in transgenic mouse models
  • Characterize functional connectivity and relevant signaling systems between AgRP neurons and postsynaptic neurons in selective forebrain areas that mediate cognitive deficiency in obesity-associated neurological disorders
  • Develop a high efficient genetic toolbox that is suitable for inducible gene targeting within a specific neural circuit

Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine
USA

Geoffrey Hudson  

Research Interest:

Body composition; Metabolism; Insulin resistance; Dietary supplements

Assistant Professor
Department of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences
The George Washington University
USA

Hoon-Ki Sung  

Research Interest:

  • Obesity & Adipose biology
  • Metabolism & Nutrition physiology
  • Vascular biology & Angiogenesis
  • Stem cell biology

Assistant Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology
University of Toronto
Canada

Yi Li  

Research Interest:

Dr. Li's primary research interest is focused on addressing questions in obesity/type 2 diabetes using nutritional genomics approaches. Nutritional genomics is a new interdisciplinary research area with potentials to resolve questions in chronic diseases such as obesity/type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. He is also interested in cell signaling, gene expression, cell death regulated by nutritional factors

Assistant Professor
Department of Human Sciences
Texas A&M University-Kingsville
USA