Section Editors

Section Board for 'Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods' (23)

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Prof. Dr. Antonello Santini
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Pharmacy, University of Naples Federico II, Via D. Montesano 49, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: food chemistry; safety; food safety; nutraceuticals; nanonutraceuticals; recovery from byproducts of the food indystry; food contaminants; food supplements; contaminants; risk assesment; mycotoxins and secondary metabolites; chemistry and food education; food analysis; analytical chemistry; novel techniques for sustainable products; bioavailability; mechanism of action of nutraceuticals and nanonutraceuticals
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Prof. Dr. Junsoo Lee
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Department of Food Science and Biotechnology, Chungbuk National University, Cheongju, 28644, Korea
Interests: antioxidants; secondary metabolites; elicitors; cellular signaling pathway; food analysis; metabolic symdrome; cosmeceuticals; bioactive phytochemicals; functional foods
Prof. Dr. Jose Angel Perez-Alvarez
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IPOA Research group. AgroFood Technology Department, Orihuela Polytechnical High School. Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche, Orihuela, Spain
Interests: functional and healthy foods; dietary fibers; healthy meat products; animal-based foods; plant-protein analogues
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Dr. Annalisa Tassoni
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Department of Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences, University of Bologna, Via Irnerio 42, 40126 Bologna, Italy
Interests: plant cell cultures; polyphenols; resveratrol; plant secondary metabolites; biogenic amines; bioactive peptides; valorization and extraction of plant-based agro-industrial by-products/wastes/side-streams
Prof. Dr. Annamaria Ranieri
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Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Pisa, Via del Borghetto 80, 56124 Pisa, Italy
Interests: agro industrial by-product; plant food shelf-life; nutraceuticals
Dr. Talwinder S. Kahlon
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USDA ARS, Western Reg Res Ctr, 800 Buchanan St, Albany, CA 94710, USA
Interests: cholesterol lowering and bile acid binding potential of foods and food fractions; gluten-free flatbreads, snacks and pasta; process technologies that lower acrylamide production in baked or fried food products
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Prof. Dr. Xiaoxiong Zeng
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College of Food Science and Technology, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, China
Interests: tea; dietary carbohydrates; functional foods; food nanotechnology; gut microbiota
Prof. Dr. Severino Matias De Alencara
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Department of Agri-food Industry, Food and Nutrition (LAN), Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo 05508-220, Brazil
Interests: phenolic compounds; antioxidant activity; antimicrobial activity; natural products; bioaccessibility and bioavailability; mass spectrometry
Dr. Mar Larrosa
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Food, Microbiota and Health Group, Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, Faculty of Biosciences, Universidad Europea de Madrid, c/Tajo s/n Villaviciosa de Odón, 28670 Madrid, Spain
Interests: effect of single foods, food ingredients, and diets on gut microbiota and its relationship with health (sport performance) and illness (obesity, dementia, and cancer survivors); markers of oxidative stress and inflammation in cell culture (bacterial and human), animal models, and human trials
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Dr. Charis M. Galanakis
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Department of Research & Innovation, Galanakis Laboratories, Skalidi 34, GR-73131, Chania, Greece
Interests: food recovery; food waste; natural products; phytochemical analysis; polyphenols; membrane technologies
Prof. Dr. Susana Gonzalez-Manzano
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Faculty of Pharmacy, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain
Interests: bioactive compounds; phenolic compounds; extraction and analysis of compounds in foods; structural characterization; stability and sensory properties of plant-based foods; compound transformations in food; antioxidant properties; health implications; polyphenol metabolites and analysis of compounds in biological systems
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Prof. Dr. Francisco Javier Señoráns

Faculty of Sciences, Autonomous University of Madrid (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid), 28049 Madrid, Spain
Interests: Healthy lipids; omega-3 PUFA; DHA; phospholipids; enzymatic modification; carotenoids; microalgae; green extraction; health benefits; neuroprotection
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Dr. João C.M. Barreira

Centro de Investigação de Montanha CIMO, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Campus de Santa Apolónia, P-5300253 Bragança, Portugal
Interests: food chemistry; bioactivity; natural product chemistry; bioactive compounds; chemometrics
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Prof. Dr. Ana Cristina Cristina Freitas
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Investigadora Principal/Principal Researcher,CBQF - Centro de Biotecnologia e Química Fina, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Rua Arquiteto Lobã, Vital, Apartado 2511, 4202-401 Porto, Portugal
Interests: food science and technology; functional foods; probiotics; prebiotics; new beneficial microorganims; bioactive compounds; microencapsulation
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Prof. Dr. Diana Ansorena Artieda
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Catedrática de Nutrición y Bromatología, Facultad de Farmacia y Nutrición-Dpto. Ciencias de la Alimentación y Fisiología, Universidad de Navarra, Portada, Spain
Interests: functional foods; meat products; food lipids; oxidation; plant sterols; bioaccesibility
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Prof. Dr. Beong Ou Lim
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Department of Medicinal Bioscience, Division of Integrated Bioscience, College of Biomedical & Health Science, Konkuk University, Chungju 380-701, Korea
Interests: antioxidant; anti-cancer; anti-inflammatory mechanisms using various natural products
Dr. Ara Kirakosyan
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Cardiovascular Research Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Interests: nutraceuticals; food chemistry; natural products; food supplements; functional foods; medicinal chemistry; secondary metabolites; synergy
Prof. Dr. Paula C. Castilho
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CQM - Centro de Química da Madeira, Universidade da Madeira, Campus da Penteada, 9020-105, Funchal, Portugal
Interests: bioactive carbohydrates; polyphenols; diabetes and obesity; prebiotics and probiotics; functional foods; berries
Prof. Dr. Francesco Visioli
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Department of Molecular Medicine, Università degli Studi di Padova, Padua, Italy
Interests: micronutrients; fatty acids; (poly)phenols; vitamins; pharma-nutrition; neurodegeneration; milk components
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Dr. Antonio Cilla
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Nutrition and Food Science Area, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Valencia, Avda. Vicente Andrés Estellés s/n, Burjassot, 46100 Valencia, Spain
Interests: functional foods; bioactive compounds; antioxidant capacity; sterols; phytochemicals; bioaccessibility; bioavailability; bioactivity; cell cultures; chemoprevention; oxidative stress; eryptosis.
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Dr. Diego A. Moreno
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1. Phytochemistry and Healthy Foods Laboratory, Department of Food Science and Technology, National Council for Scientific Research (CEBAS-CSIC), Murcia, Spain 2. Associated Unit of R&D and Innovation CEBAS-CSIC+UPCT on “Quality and Risk Assessment of Foods”, CEBAS-CSIC, Campus Espinardo - 25, E-30100 Murcia, Spain
Interests: food science and technology; phytochemistry; bioactive compounds; health-promoters, functional ingredients; natural foods; healthy foods; energy metabolism (obesity and diabetes); human nutrition; wellbeing
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Prof. Gian Carlo Tenore
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Department of Pharmacy, University of Naples Federico II, Via Domenico Montesano 49, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: food science; nutraceutical; nutrition; metabolism; polyphenols; antioxidants; oxidative stress; inflammation
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Prof. Dr. Marcello Iriti
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Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
Interests: phytochemicals; nutraceuticals; functional foods; medicinal plants; botanicals; bioactives; melatonin; food security; food safety; one health; global climate change; ethnobotany; ethnopharmacology
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Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Molecular Research in Plant Secondary Metabolism
Topical Collection in Molecules: Phytochemicals: Biosynthesis, Metabolism and Biological Activities
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Plant Molecular Biology
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Molecular Research in Plant Secondary Metabolism 2015
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Plant Innate Immunity
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Molecular Research on Global Climate Change and Atmospheric Pollution
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Pulses
Special Issue in Foods: Dietary Melatonin, a New Element in Food Science
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Agrochemicals in the Agri-Food Chain
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Mycotoxins in the Agri-Food Chain
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Metabolomics in the Plant Sciences 2017
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Plant Innate Immunity 2.0
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Pulses 2.0
Special Issue in Foods: Health-Promoting Effects of Traditional Foods
Special Issue in Medicines: Biological Efficacy of Natural Products against Noncommunicable Diseases
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Air Pollution, Climate Change, and Public Health: The Unavoidable Path towards Decarbonization
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: (Nano)bioagrochemicals
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Plant Innate Immunity 3.0
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Water and Health
Special Issue in Antibiotics: Antimicrobial Plant Extracts and Phytochemicals
Special Issue in Journal of Clinical Medicine: Bioactive Phytochemicals in Health and Disease
Special Issue in Vaccines: Immunomodulatory Plants & Plant-Derived Immunomodulators
Special Issue in Vaccines: Immune Mechanisms in Plants
Topical Collection in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Plant Health and Food Security
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Natural Products in Crop Protection, Post-harvest Disease Control and Food Contamination Management
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Plant Innate Immunity 4.0
Special Issue in Molecules: Biomolecules from Essential Oil Bearing Plants: Biological and Industrial Applications
Special Issue in Journal of Clinical Medicine: Clinical Studies on Bioavailability, Biotransformation, Biokinetics and Bioeffects of Phytochemicals
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Flavonoids
Special Issue in Vaccines: Immune Mechanisms in Plants 2.0
Special Issue in Antibiotics: Antimicrobial Plant Extracts and Phytochemicals, 2nd Volume
Topical Collection in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Bioactive Phytochemicals: Biosynthesis and Functional Role In Planta, and Health-Promoting Effects in Animals and Humans
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