Section Editors

Section Board for 'Macronutrients and Human Health' (20)

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Dr. Bernard Venn
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Interests: clinical trials; carbohydrate; sugar; fructose; fibre; B vitamins
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Prof. Dr. Emile Levy
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CHU Sainte-Justine, Mother and Child University Hospital Center, Université de Montréal, Montreal, QC H3T 1C5, Canada
Interests: nutrition; lipid and lipoprotein metabolism; oxidative stress; inflammation; metabolic syndrome; dyslipidemia; gut microbiota
Prof. Dr. Magnus Simrén
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Institute of Medicine, University of Gothenburg, 40530 Gothenburg, Sweden; School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27515 USA
Interests: gut microbiota; diet; nutrients; irritable bowel syndrome; functional gastrointestinal disorders
Prof. Dr. Jaakko Tuomilehto
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Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Interests: Metabolism; Hypertension; Atherosclerosis; Insulin Resistance; Nutrition; Metabolic Diseases; Abdominal Obesity; Blood Pressure; Diabetes; Disease Prevention
Dr. Max Petrov
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School of Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Interests: Pancreas; Diabetes; Ectopic Fat; Gut Peptides; Gastrointestinal Functions
Prof. Dr. Andrew John Hill
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Division of Psychological&Social Medicine,Institute of Health Sciences,University of Leeds School of Medicine,Level 10, Worsley Building,Clarendon Way,Leeds LS2 9NL, UK
Interests: Obesity; Eating Disorders; Psychology; Body Image; Food Craving; Weight Bias in Children
Prof. Susanna Iossa
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Department of Biology, University of Naples “Federico II”, Complesso universitario Monte S.Angelo, Via Cintia, I-80126 Napoli, Italy
Interests: obesity; insulin resistance; energy balance; mitochondria; oxidative stress; fructose; high fat diet
Prof. Dr. Thomas Roeder
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Department of Molecular Physiology, Institute of Zoology, Kiel University, Olshausenstrasse 40, 24098 Kiel, Germany
Interests: Metabolic disorder; Dietary restriction; Disease model; Lifespan; Lung diseases; Microbiome
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Prof. Dr. Barbara Meyer
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School of Medicine, University of Wollongong, Northfields Avenue, Wollongong, NSW 2522 Australia
Interests: omega-3; lipids; pregnancy; behaviour
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Dr. Jamie I. Baum
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Department of Food Science, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA
Interests: skeletal muscle; body composition; energy expenditure; muscle protein synthesis; dietary protein; obesity; chronic disease
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Dr. Claire Bourlieu
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INRA, CIRAD, UMR1208 IATE, 2 Place Pierre Viala, 34398 Montpellier, France
Interests: lipid bioaccessibility; digestion; protein-lipid interactions; lipid structure; antioxydants; natural lipoproteic assembly; targeted nutrition (neonatal, senior nutrition); digestive lipases and proteases
Dr. Miriam Clegg
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Food and Nutritional Sciences, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AP, UK
Interests: appetite; food intake; satiety; satiation; food; nutrients; diet; ad libitum; hunger
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Dr. Michael Conlon

Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO Health and Biosecurity, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia
Interests: fibre; resistant starch; protein; short chain fatty acids; prebiotics; probiotics; polyphenols; gut health; gut microbiome; colorectal disease
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Prof. Dr. Stavros Kavouras
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Director of Hydration Science Lab, College of Health Solutions, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
Interests: hydration; water intake and glucose regulation; childhood hydration and body weight regulation; hydration and exercise performance
Prof. Dr. Ronald P. Mensink
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Department of Nutrition and Movement Sciences, NUTRIM School of Nutrition and Translational Research in Metabolism, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, the Netherlands
Interests: lipids; bioactive nutrients; cardiometabolic health; metabolic syndrome; dietary intervention studies
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Dr. Stijn Soenen
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1. Bond University Nutrition and Dietetics (BUND) Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine (HSM), Bond University, Queensland, Australia
2. Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) in Translating Nutritional Science to Good Health, Discipline of Medicine, The University of Adelaide, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN), Australia
Interests: malnutrition (obesity and undernutrition); macronutrients; energy balance; body composition; function; dietary protein; gut hormones; type 2 diabetes; ageing
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Prof. Dr. Kimber L. Stanhope
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Univ Calif Davis, Dept Nutr, Davis, CA 95616 USA
Interests: added sugar; non-nutritive sweeteners; sucrose; high-fructose corn syrup; aspartame; sucralose; saccharine; energy intake; energy balance; de novo lipogenesis
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Prof. Dr. Henry J. Thompson
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Cancer Prevention Laboratory, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
Interests: food patterns; dietary patterns; chronic disease; prevent and control; nutrient sensing; energy sensing; energy balance; gut-associated microbiome; immune system
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Prof. Dr. Marleen Van Baak
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Department of Human Biology, NUTRIM School for Nutrition and Translational Research in Metabolism, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
Interests: obesity; physiology; metabolism; nutrition; exercise
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Prof. Dr. Stéphane Walrand
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Unité de Nutrition Humaine, UMR INRA/Université d’Auvergne, 58 rue Montalembert – BP 321, 63009 Clermont-Ferrand Cedex 1, France
Interests: Skeletal muscle; dietary proteins; amino acids vitamin D; aging; lipotoxicity; protein metabolism; protein synthesis; mitochondria
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