Section Editors

Section Board for 'Micronutrients and Human Health' (30)

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Prof. Dr. Federica I. Wolf
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Faculty of Medicine and Fondazione Policlinico Gemelli IRCCS, Rome, Italy
Interests: magnesium homeostasis; magnesium transport; magnesium channels; oxidative stress; cancer cells; cellular aging; signal transduction;IBD and gut microbiota, food supplements and health
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Dr. Margreet C. M. Vissers

Associate Professor & Associate Dean (Research), Centre for Free Radical Research, Department of Pathology, University of Otago, Christchurch, 2 Riccarton Ave, PO Box 4345, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
Interests: vitamin C in cancer and inflammation; oxidative stress; antioxidants; human bioavailability studies
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Prof. Dr. Cedric Annweiler
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Department of Geriatric Medicine, University and University Hospital of Angers, Angers, F-49933, France
Interests: vitamin D; vitamin K; aging; cognition; gait
Dr. Jessica Pepe

Department of Clinical, Internal, Anesthesiology and Cardiovascular Sciences, “Sapienza” University, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161, Rome, Italy
Interests: vitamin D; primary hyperparathyroidism; osteoporosis; secondary osteoporosis
Prof. Dr. Ann-Sofie Sandberg
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Department of Biology and Biological Engineering, Food and Nutrition Science, Chalmers University of Technology, 41296 Gothenburg, Sweden
Interests: bioavailability of iron; bioavailability of zinc; phytate; inositol phosphates; omega-3 fatty acids; marine bioactive compounds; early life nutrition and allergy development; human intervention trials
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. Cristiana Cipriani

Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Disciplines, "Sapienza" Rome University, 00161 Rome, Italy.
Interests: vitamin D; hypoparathyroidism; primary hyperparathyroidism; osteoporosis
Prof. Dr. Silvia Savastano
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Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Chirurgia, Unit of Endocrinology, Federico II University Medical School of Naples, Via Sergio Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: Obesity, nutrition and vitamin D, metabolic and endocrine diseases; nutritional and Mediterrean Diet effects on inflammatory skin diseases
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Dr. Luigi Barrea
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Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Chirurgia, Unit of Endocrinology, Federico II University Medical School of Naples, Via Sergio Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: Mediterranean diet; Vitamin D; Ketogenic diet; Psoriasis; Endocrine diseases
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Dr. Caterina Mian
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Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
Interests: thyroid; iodine status; differentiated thyroid cancer; medullary thyroid cancer selenium; molecular aspects of thyroid cancer
Prof. Dr. James H. Swain
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Case Western Reserve University, Department of Nutrition, School of Medicine, 10900 Euclid Avenue, SOM WG-48, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Interests: the role of dietary iron and iron status on intestinal tumorigenesis; using immunohistochemistry; proteomics and gene expression analysis; iron bioavailability and food fortification using different forms of dietary iron
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Special Issue in Nutrients: Dietary Iron
Dr. Roberto Iacone

Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, ESH Excellence Center of Hypertension, and Internal Medicine and Clinical Nutrition Unit, Federico II University Hospital of Naples, Via S. Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: trace elements; vitamins; nutrition; artificial nutrition; malnutrition; parenteral nutrition; enteral nutrition; cardiovascular diseases; obesity; amino acids; bone health; skeletal muscle mass; hypertension; physicochemical stability of all-in-one parenteral nutrition mixtures; membrane ion transport systems; genetic aspects of atherosclerosis, hypertension, and obesity
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Prof. Dr. Janet C. King
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Professor Emerita, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 USA and Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute, 5700 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Oakland, CA 94609 USA
Interests: zinc; pregnancy; lactation; metabolism; iron; trace elements;protein; energy requirements
Prof. Dr. Bruce W. Hollis
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Departments of Pediatrics, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, 29425 USA
Interests: Vitamin D metabolism and mode of action; Vitamin D supplementation as a way to improve maternal health and birth outcomes; Methods of measurement of vitamin D compounds
Dr. Gladys Oluyemisi Latunde-Dada
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Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine, King's College London, Franklin-Wilkins Building, 150 Stamford Street, London, UK
Interests: iron; nutrition; metabolism; absorption
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Dr. Emilie Combet
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Human Nutrition, School of Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, 10–16 Alexandra Parade, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G31 2ER, UK
Interests: iodine; lifecourse; nutrition; polyphenolics; nutrient profiling; glycation; oxidative stress; biomarkers; metabolic health; obesity
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Prof. Dr. Ebba Nexø
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Aarhus Univ Hosp, Dept Clin Biochem, DK-8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
Interests: B vitamins; vitamin B12; cobalamin binding proteins; Epidermal growth factor; Trefoil factor; Clinical Biochemistry
Dr. Michael F. Holick
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Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA, USA
Interests: vitamin D; immune function; metabolic bone disease; Ehlers Danlos syndrome; vitamin D metabolites and biologic functions; approaches for treating and preventing vitamin D deficiency; photobiology of vitamin D
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Dr. Jean-François Landrier
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Research director; Center for cardiovascular and Nutrition Research, C2VN, Université d’Aix-Marseille, INRA, INSERM, Marseille, France
Interests: micronutrients; vitamins; adipose tissue; inflammation; adipocyte; perinatal programming
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Dr. Begoña Olmedilla-Alonso
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CSIC - Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnologia de Alimentos y Nutricion (ICTAN), Madrid, Spain
Interests: carotenoids in the context diet and health / disease; fat-soluble vitamins; bioavailability; biomarkers
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Prof. Dr. Anthony Perkins

School of Medical Science, Griffith University, Southport 9726, Queensland, Australia
Interests: Placental biology; Oxidative Stress; Mitochondria; Trace elements; Elemental Metabolomics
Dr. Stefan Pilz

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, 8036 Graz, Austria
Interests: Vitamin D; PTH; aldosterone; adrena; hypertension; amino acids; homoarginine
Prof. Dr. Rima Obeid
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Department of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, Saarland University Hospital, Building 57, D-66424, Homburg, Germany
Interests: one-carbon metabolism; folate; B-vitamins; choline; methylation; epigenetics; maternal nutrition; cancer nutrition; nutrition epidemiology; public health nutrition; nutritional biomarkers
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Dr. Emmanuelle Reboul
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Centre for CardioVascular and Nutrition research (C2VN), UMR 1260 INRA/ 1263 INSERM/ Aix-Marseille University, Faculté de Médecine Timone, 27 Bd Jean Moulin, Marseille cedex 5, France
Interests: fat-soluble vitamins; carotenoids; intestine; mixed micelles; membranes transporters; bioavailability
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Dr. Anitra Carr
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University of Otgao, Chriscthurch, New Zealand
Interests: vitamin C; pneumonia; sepsis; immune function; diabetes; metabolic health; mood; cognitive health; health-related quality of life; recommended dietary intakes
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Dr. Amanda Patterson
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School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medicine, and Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
Interests: diet quality; young women; iron deficiency; mental health; cognitive function
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Prof. Dr. Lutz Schomburg
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Institute for Experimental Endocrinology, Charité—Universitätsmedizin Berlin, CVK, D-13353 Berlin, Germany
Interests: minerals and trace elements; selenoproteins; hormones; endocrine feedback; thyroid gland; sexual dimorphisms; biomarkers; diabetes mellitus; inflammation; autoimmunity
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Prof. Dr. Igor Sergeev
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Health and Nutritional Sciences, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
Interests: vitamin D; calcium; bioactive food components; nutrient regulation of apoptosis; vitamin D, calcium, and bioactives in the prevention of obesity and cancer; vitamin D and cell calcium
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Dr. Elad Tako
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USDA-ARS, Robert W. Holley Center for Agriculture and Health, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Interests: dietary micronutrients; Fe and Zn deficiencies; anemia; Zn status biomarkers; bioactive compounds; prebiotics; microbiome; nutrigenomics; intestinal functionality and development; polyphenols; in vivo models of human nutrition
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Prof. Emer. Connie Weaver
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Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, IN, USA
Phone numbers: 765-494-8237
Interests: Calcium; vitamin D; bioavailability; bone; bone mineral content; osteoporosis; parathyroid hormone; prebiotic; microbiome
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