Section Editors

Section Board for 'Nutritional Epidemiology' (56)

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Prof. Dr. Luis A. Moreno
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Section Editor-in-Chief
“Growth, Exercise, Nutrition and Development” (GENUD) Research Group, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: pediatric nutrition; childhood obesity; body composition; nutritional status; nutritional epidemiology; lifestyle behaviors
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Dr. Trudy Voortman
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Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Interests: nutritional epidemiology; lifecourse epidemiology; childhood obesity; type 2 diabetes; cardiometabolic health
Prof. Dr. Bernadette P. Marriott
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Military Division, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425-7740, USA
Interests: nutritional epidemiology; adult dietary intake; trace minerals; sweetener intake
Dr. NaNa Keum
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Department of Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02138, USA
Interests: epidemiology; nutrition; obesity; colorectal cancer; meta-analysis; cohort study
Dr. Ashley J. Snider
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Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, 1230 N. Cherry Ave, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Interests: sphingolipids; fatty acids; lipidomics; nutritional biochemistry; gastrointestinal tract; inflammation; cancer
Prof. Fabio Parazzini
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Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, Università di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, 20122 Milan, Italy
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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. Nicholas Ollberding
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Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, USA;
Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, USA
Interests: nutritional epidemiology; microbial metagenomics; quantitative methods; dietary assessment and analysis methodology
Dr. Andreia Matos Oliveira

EPIUnit - Institute of Public Health, University of Porto, Portugal;
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Forensic Sciences, and Medical Education, University of Porto, Portugal
Interests: diet and cardiometabolic health; childhood obesity; dietary patterns; feeding behaviors; epidemiology; public health
Dr. Jose Lara
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Department of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Health & Life Sciences, Northumbria University. Ellison Building, Room A109. Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, UK
Interests: nutritional epidemiology; eating and dietary patterns in health and disease; Mediterranean diet; nutrition transition; nutrition and ageing; healthy ageing phenotype; inflammaging; nutrition and cardiometabolic health; endothelial function; obesity; diabetes; public health nutrition; lifestyle behaviours; energy balance; body composition; energy expenditure; dietary assessment methods; nutritional interventions; research methodology; systematic reviews; meta-analysis
Dr. Matthew C. Lohman
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Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Office for the Study of Aging, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
Interests: psychiatric epidemiology; gerontology; late-life depression; frailty; falls; healthy aging; long-term care; suicide among older adults
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Dr. Francesco Fantin
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Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatric Medicine, Piazzale Stefani 1, University of Verona, 37126 Verona, Italy
Interests: hypertension; nutrients intake; diet
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Prof. Dr. Olivier Bruyère
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Division of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liège, Liège, Belgium
Interests: public health, nutrition, epidemiology, diet, physical activity, non-communicable diseases, meta-analysis, clinical trial
Dr. Vassilios Liakopoulos

Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: CKD, Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, nutrition, inflammation, obesity
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Dr. Martina Barchitta
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Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences and Advanced Technologies “G.F. Ingrassia”, University of Catania, Italy. Via S. Sofia, 87, 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: Nutritional epidemiology; Molecular epidemiology; Public health; Mediterranean diet; Nutrigenetics; Nutrigenomics; Nutriepigenomics
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Dr. Isabel Comino
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Departamento de Microbiología y Parasitología, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Sevilla, 41012 Sevilla, Spain
Interests: coeliac disease, gluten-related disorders, gluten immunogenic peptides and proteins, proteomics, gluten food analysis, immunology, food allergy and intolerance
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Dr. Luigi Palla
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Department of Medical Statistics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
Interests: Chrononutritional epidemiology; dietary patterns; nutrition surveys; statistical methods; epidemiology of diabetes type II; obesity; food choice; genetic epidemiology
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Prof. Dr. Fabiana Zingone
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Department of Surgery, Oncology and Gastroenterology, University of Padua, 35100 Padua, Italy
Interests: Coeliac disease and /Gluten-related disorders; Inflammatory bowel disease; Autoimmune atrophic gastritis
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Dr. Ana Baylin
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Nutritional Sciences, Epidemiology and Global Health, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1415 Washington Heights,Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Interests: nutrition, epidemiology, fatty acids, dietary patterns, biomarkers of nutrients, cardiovascular disease, obesity, cardiometabolic risk, global health
Dr. William B. Grant
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Sunlight, Nutrition, and Health Research Center, P.O. Box 641603, San Francisco, CA 94164-1603, USA
Interests: vitamin D; ultraviolet exposure; ecological studies; chronic disease risk; infectious diseases; dietary risk factors; cancer
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Prof. Dr. Mario Barbagallo
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Department DI.PE.CA, Geriatric Unit, University Hospital AOUP, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Interests: Mediterranean diet; aging; diabetes; hypertension; dementia; magnesium
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Dr. Iain A. Brownlee
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Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon tyne, England
Interests: whole grains; dietary fibre; gastrointestinal physiology; human intervention studies
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Dr. Ock K. Chun
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Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
Interests: epidemiology, antioxidant, dietary assessment, bone aging, oxidative stress
Prof. Dr. Murielle Bochud
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Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital and University of Lausanne, Route de la Corniche 10, 1010 Lausanne, Switzerland
Interests: nutritional epidemiology; public health nutrition; blood pressure; renal function; nutrition biomarkers; sodium; minerals; caffeine
Dr. Ulrika Ericson
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Diabetes and Cardiovascular disease, Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmö, Lund University, Malmö, ‎Sweden
Interests: nutritional epidemiology, dietary patterns, diet assessment methods,gene-diet interactions, microbiota, folate, type 2 diabetes
Prof. Dr. Victoria Flood
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University of Sydney and Westmead Hospital, Western Sydney Local Health District, Australia
Interests: epidemiology, eye disease, Mediterranean Diet, dietary assessment method, public health nutrition, carotenoids, vitamin B12, neurological diseases (e.g. MND)
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Dr. Karen Bishop
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Discipline of Nutrition and Dietetics/Auckland Cancer Society Research Centre, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, 85 Park Road, Auckland, New Zealand
Interests: cancer risk/progression modified by nutrition; gene–diet interactions; dietary interventions; medicinal mushrooms; characteristics of heritage tangerine tomatoes
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Prof. Dr. Asim K. Duttaroy
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Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nutrition, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Oslo, Norway
Interests: fatty acids and transport; feto-placental growth and development; DHA and cell growth and proliferation; lipid nutrition eicosanoids; cardiovascular system; platelet
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Dr. Simone J.P.M. Eussen
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Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), Peter Debyeplein 1, PO Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Interests: (Chrono-)nutrition; epidemiology; chronic disease; one-carbon metabolism and kynurnine pathway
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Prof. Dr. Catherine Féart
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INSERM, Bordeaux Population Health Research Center, University of Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
Interests: epidemiology; nutrition; dietary patterns; aging; dementia; geriatric syndromes
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Dr. Bradley S. Ferguson
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Department of Agriculture, Nutrition, & Veterinary Sciences, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, USA
Interests: lysine acetylation, muscle function, cardiac function, heart failure, nutritional epigenetics, food bioactives
Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Grosso
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1. Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences, University of Catania,Via S. Sofia, Catania 95100, Italy
2. NNEdPro Global Centre for Nutrition and Health, St John's Innovation Centre, Cambridge CB4 0WS, UK
Interests: evidence synthesis; nutritional epidemiology; polyphenols; Mediterranean diet; foods; nutrients; phytochemicals
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Dr. Peter Henneman
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Department Clinical Genetics, Genome Diagnostics Laboratory, AUMC, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: (epi)genetic epidemiology of complex disease; Crohn’s disease, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Famine related disorders, polygenic risk scoring and DNA-methylation profiling in relation to prediction of outcome
Prof. Dr. Anja Hilbert
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Integrated Research and Treatment Center AdiposityDiseases, Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Leipzig Medical Center, Philipp-Rosenthal-Strasse 27, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
Interests: eating disorders, binge-eating disorder, loss of control eating, avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder, obesity, interventions
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Dr. Benjamin D. Horne
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1. Director, Cardiovascular and Genetic Epidemiology, Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
2. Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
Interests: intermittent fasting, epidemiology, genetics, coronary heart disease, diabetes/metabolism
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Prof. Dr. James R. Hébert
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Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Director, Statewide Cancer Prevention & Control Program, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Suite 241-2, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Interests: nutritional epidemiology; diet and inflammation; dietary assessment methodology; error modeling; effects of diet on health outcomes, especially cancer and other chronic diseases
Dr. Tilman Kühn
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The Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) School of Biological Sciences Queen’s University Belfast Belfast, Northern Ireland
Interests: nutritional epidemiology, public health nutrition, cancer, obesity, intermittent fasting, plant-based diets
Prof. Dr. Carlo La Vecchia
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Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, Università degli Studi di Milano, 20133 Milan, Italy
Interests: epidemiology
Dr. Susanna C. Larsson
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Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: diet; lifestyle; modifiable risk factors; stroke; cardiovascular disease
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Dr. Gang Liu
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Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology​​, 13 Hangkong Rd, Wuhan 430030, Hubei, China​​
Interests: nutritional epidemiology; diet; biomarkers; obesity; type 2 diabetes; cardiovascular disease
Dr. Ekaterina Maslova
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1. ICON Clinical Research, 80 Wood Lane, White City, W12 0BZ London, United Kingdom
2. Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, Charing Cross Campus, The Reynolds Building, St Dunstan's Road, London W6 8RP, United Kingdom
Interests: pregnancy nutrition; lifecourse epidemiology; metabolic disease; gestational diabetes mellitus; child obesity; sex differences
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Dr. Matti Marklund
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1. The George Institute for Global Health, UNSW Sydney, Australia;
2. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, USA;
3. Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney, Australia
Interests: food policy; cost-effectiveness analysis for health interventions; comparative risk assessment; salt/sodium; nutritional epidemiology; dietary biomarkers; fatty acids; wholegrains
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Prof. Dr. Amelia Martí
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Full Professor in Human Physiology. Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Physiology, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
Interests: children obesity; Mediterranean diet; adiposity; nutrition; lifestyle intervention studies; genetic and epigenetic markers of obesity; telomere length
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Prof. Dr. Karl Michaëlsson
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Uppsala University, Department of Surgical Sciences, Section Orthopaedic, SE-75185 Uppsala, Sweden
Interests: vitamin D; calcium; dairy; fragility fractures; physical activity; osteoporosis; epidemiology
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Dr. George Moschonis
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Department of Rehabilitation, Nutrition and Sport, College of Science, Health and Engineering, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: nutritional epidemiology; nutritional assessment; nutritional counselling; functional foods
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Dr. Alice J. Owen
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Senior Research Fellow, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, 553 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne 3004, Australia
Interests: healthy ageing; bioactive nutrients; hypertension; cardiovascular disease and epidemiological modelling
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Prof. Dr. José Luis Peñalvo
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Non-Communicable Diseases Unit, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
Interests: non-communicable diseases; obesity; diabetes; dietary patterns; lifestyle; malnutrition; double burden of malnutrition; vulnerable populations; effectiveness of dietary interventions; modeling; epidemiology
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Prof. Dr. Sabine Rohrmann
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Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: nutritional epidemiology; public health nutrition; obesity; non-communicable diseases
Dr. Gemma Rojo-Martínez
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1 Department of Endocrinology and Nutrition. Hospital Regional Universitario of Malaga, Malaga, Spain
2 Instituto de Investigación Biomédica de Málaga (IBIMA),Malaga, Spain
3 CIBER of diabetes and related diseases (CIBERDEM), Madrid, Spain
Interests: Type 2 diabetes; epidemiology; Mediterranean diet; nutrition; obesity
Prof. Dr. Emilio Ros
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CIBER Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y Nutrición (CIBEROBN), Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
Lipid Clinic, Department of Endocrinology and Nutrition, Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: nutrition in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases and cognitive decline with special interest in the Mediterranean diet and walnuts; plant sterols; blood membrane fatty acids; genetic dyslipidemias; cardiovascular risk assessment; and vascular imaging techniques, especially carotid ultrasound
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Dr. Zumin Shi
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Associate Professor, School of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Level 7, SAHMRI, North Terrace, SA 5000, Australia
Interests: dietary pattern, micronutrients, epidemiology, anemia, obesity, diabetes, biostatistics and cardiovascular disease
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Prof. Dr. David Simmons
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School of Medicine, Western Sydney University, Sydney, Australia
Interests: Diagnosis and Management of GDM; Management of diabetes in pregnancy; Prevention of GDM and type 2 diabetes; Diabetes Integrated Care; Diabetes Epidemiology; Barriers to diabetes care
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Prof. Dr. Hassan Vatanparast
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College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK S7N 2Z4, Canada
Interests: nutritional epidemiology, vitamin D, calcium, national nutrition surveys, osteoporosis, bone health, CVD
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Prof. Dr. Jesus Vioque
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Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, University Miguel Hernandez, Campus de San Juan. ISABIAL-UMH. CIBERESP. Avda. Ramón y Cajal, s/n. 03550 Sant Joan d’Alacant, Spain
Interests: nutritional epidemiology; dietary assessment, cancer, obesity, age-related macular disease, maternal-child health, Mediterranean diet
Dr. Vicente Martinez Vizcaino
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Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Health and Social Research Center, Cuenca, Spain
Interests: Obesity; Cardiovascular disease; meta-analysis; physical activity
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Prof. Dr. Dirkjan van Schaardenburg
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Amsterdam Rheumatology and Immunology Center| Reade and Amsterdam University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: the early and preclinical phases of rheumatoid arthritis, including biomarkers, risk factors, and early interventions; combined life style interventions for chronic diseases
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