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Special Issue "Diet, Gut Microbiota and Metabolic Disorders"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 20 March 2020.
Interests: human nutrition; hormones; food; microbiota; endocrine-related diseases
Over the last decade, growing evidence has identified the gut microbiota and its disturbance as a potential factor in the pathophysiology of metabolic disorders, including obesity or diabetes. Diet effects on intestinal microbial composition and its role in pathogenetic mechanisms that are responsible for metabolic disorders represent, at the moment, one of thes most promising topics in nutrition research. However, it is necessary for them to be further explored in order to understand and interrupt the pathogenetic mechanisms, which support metabolic diseases.
Although not completely elucidated, the link between microbes and the onset of specific metabolic diseases such as obesity could lead to the development of therapeutic methods using nutrients or probiotics to prevent or cure these diseases.
Hence, the aim of the current Special Issue is to report evidence for a link of the gut microbiota with human metabolic disorders, to provide insights into this association, and to address the effect of diet on this relationship.
Prof. Ana Rivas
Dr. Margarita Aguilera
Manuscript Submission Information
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- Metabolic disorders
- Metabolic syndrome
The below list represents only planned manuscripts. Some of these manuscripts have not been received by the Editorial Office yet. Papers submitted to MDPI journals are subject to peer-review.
Name: Eric Houdeau
Affiliation: Neuro-Gastroenterology and Nutrition Unit, Unité Mixte de Recherche 1054, ToxAlim Research Center, Institut National de Recherche Agronomique, Toulouse 31027 cedex 3, France
Topic/Title: diet, gut dysbiosis, inmune system
Name: Mangesh Bhide
Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and inmunology. University of Veterinary medicine and pharmacy, Kosice, Slovakia
Topic/Title: microbiology, inmunology, diet
Name: Antonio Suarez
Affiliation: Department of Biochemistry, University of Granada
Topic/Title: microbiota, obesity, children
Name: Philippe Gerard
Affiliation: Microbiologie de l'Alimentation au Service de la Santé Humaine (MICALIS), French National Institute for Agricultural Research
Topic/Title: microbiota, metabolic diseases
Name: Konstantinos Gerasimidis
Affiliation: Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Royal Hospital of Sick Children, Glasgow, G3 8SJ, UK
Topic/Title: nutrition, chilldren, microbiota, inflamatory diseases
Name: Victor Gerdes
Affiliation: Wallenberg Laboratory, University of Gothenberg, Gothenberg, Sweden
Topic/Title: Microbiota, diabetes, nutrition