Norman E. Cameron University of Aberdeen Aberdeen Scotland UK Biography
Biography of Norman E. Cameron
Dr. Cameron graduated from East Anglia University (Norwich,
UK) and obtained a doctorate (D.Phil.) from Sussex University
(Brighton, UK). After completing postdoctoral positions in the UK
and internationally, Dr. Cameron was awarded a Personal Chair
in Vascular Neurobiology at the University of Aberdeen
(Aberdeen, Scotland, UK). Currently he is Emeritus Professor of
Physiology at Aberdeen. Dr. Cameron has published more than
150 original papers, reviews and book chapters. He is currently
the Editor-in-Chief of this journal (Current Diabetes Reviews),
published by Bentham Science Publishers.
J. Evans Stratum Nutrition Saint Louis, MO USA Biography
Biography of J. Evans
Joseph L. Evans, Ph.D., is Executive Manager, Research and Development, Stratum Nutrition (Saint Charles, MO, USA), and a Novus International Science Fellow. Dr. Evans holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Drexel University, and received post-doctoral training in physiology and pharmacology at Dartmouth Medical School and the Panum Institute. Dr. Evans’ translational research experience extends from mechanistic research through randomized, controlled, clinical trials, and has successfully focused on the discovery and commercialization of pharmacological and nutritional interventions for the metabolic and cardiovascular diseases. Dr. Evans has published approximately 80 peer-reviewed scientific papers, review articles, book chapters, abstracts, and US patents.
R.P. Hoffman Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus, OH USA Biography
Biography of R.P. Hoffman
Dr. Hoffman obtained his medical degree (M.D.) from The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He did his pediatric residency at the Akron Children’s Hospital and his pediatric endocrinology fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. He is currently a Professor of Pediatrics and Program Director for the Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University. His research interests are type 1 diabetes, hypoglycemia and the cardiovascular endocrinology.
L. Qi Tulane University New Orleans, LA USA Biography
Biography of L. Qi
Dr. Qi obtained a medical degree in China and PhD at Tufts University in the United States. He is now HCA Regents Distinguished Chair and Professor in Tulane University and Adjunct Professor at Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health. He has published more than 210 scientific publications and edited a textbook.
M. Hernaez-Ortega European Innovative Biomedicine Institute Cantabria Spain Biography
Biography of M. Hernaez-Ortega
Dr. Hernaez-Ortega obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Ophthalmology from the University of Valladolid (Spain), and completed her training in vitreoretinal surgery at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (Miami, USA) and the Jules Stein Eye Institute (Los Angeles, USA). Dr. Hernaez-Ortega is a member of the Spanish Retina and Vitreous Society (SERV) and the European Society of Retina Specialists (EURETINA). She has nearly 20 years of experience in the research and medical-surgical treatment of diabetic eye complications. Dr. Hernaez-Ortega has authored and co-authored more than 30 scientific manuscripts and book chapters.
Dr. Sil is currently a senior professor and research coordinator of the “Molecular Medicine” program of Bose Institute, Calcutta, India. He has more than 25 years of research experience in several major areas of chemicals, drugs as well as environmentally exposed nanostructure-induced and oxidative stress mediated organ pathophysiology. Previously, Dr. Sil served as the “Head” of the Division of Molecular Medicine at Bose Institute. Dr. Sil holds a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from the University of Calcutta and conducted Postdoctoral research at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Dr. Sil authored more than 130 manuscripts and 8 book chapters; serving as reviewers of more than 170 journals, an Associate Editor of “Toxicology Reports” and an Editorial Board Member of “Heliyon”.
Frontiers Section Editor
Section: Immunology and Diabetes Type I
David Wagner Department of Medicine Aurora, CO USA Biography
Biography of David Wagner
Dr. David Wagner did B.S. (Magna cum Laude) in Chemistry and Biology from King College, Bristol, TN/VA in 1984. He did his M.S. in Biochemistry from East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN in 1987. Lastly Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine Johnson City, TN in 1994. Since 2010, Dr. Wagner is an Associate Professor in the Dept. of Medicine and Head of Section of Immunology Webb-Waring Center at University of Colorado Denver. He has numerous contributions, honors, awards and publications to his credit.
Section: Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes and Pregnancy, Insulin Analogs, Technology and Diabetes
R. Corcoy Autonomous University Barcelona Spain Biography
Biography of R. Corcoy
Dr. Rosa Corcoy graduated in Medicine in 1982 at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain with highest honors. She is currently the Director of the Diabetes Unit at Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau in Barcelona, Aggregate Professor of the Department of Medicine of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and member of the CIBER-BBN, Zaragoza.
She is a clinical endocrinologist and her research has focused in endocrinological conditions & pregnancy and Type 1 diabetes mellitus. She is author or co-author or more than 100 articles and 40 book chapters. She has received several awards, among them the José Luis Rodriguez Miñón, Sociedad Española de Diabetes in 2010 and the Jorgen Pedersen Award, Diabetic Pregnancy Study Group-EASD in 2012.
She has served in the Board of Associació Catalana de Diabetes, Societat Catalana d’Endocrinologia, Sociedad Española de Diabetes, Grupo Español de Diabetes y Embarazo and Diabetic Pregnancy Study Group-DPSG.
C. Gazzaruso University of Pavia Pavia Italy Biography
Biography of C. Gazzaruso
Dr Gazzaruso is Head of the Diabetes and Endocrine-metabolic disease Unit, of the Emergency Unit and of the Center for Applied Clinical Research (Ce.R.C.A.) at Clinical Institute “Beato Matteo”, Vigevano, Italy of the Hospital Group San Donato. He is certified specialist and PhD in Internal Medicine and has a Master on type 2 diabetes. He was specialist and researcher at Maugeri Foundation, Pavia, Italy and consultant in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Cardiology at Mondino Foundation, Pavia, Italy. He has the National Scientific Qualification as an Associate Professor of Endocrinology. From 1997 he acts as a contract professor at the University of Pavia. He is authors of more than 90 peer-reviewed articles.
Section: Diabetes and Cardiovascular Risk Factors
A. Misra Fortis Healthcare flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital New Dehli India Biography
Biography of A. Misra
Prof. Anoop Misra is the Chairman, Fortis-CDOC Center of Excellence for Diabetes, Metabolic Diseases, and Endocrinology, New Delhi, India and has been a faculty at the Department of Endocrinology at the Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, USA, and All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He has lead consensus guidelines for obesity, the metabolic syndrome, physical activity, and diets for Asian Indians. His current research includes fatty liver and fatty pancreas in relation to insulin resistance and diabetes. He has been awarded highest award for medicine in India Dr BC Roy award (2006) and prestigious Indian National Honor, Padma Shree (2007).
Section: Diabetic Neuropathy and Foot Complications
N. Papanas Democritus University of Thrace Alexandroupolis Greece
Section: Exercise and Physical Activity In Diabetes
Shanhu Qiu Southeast University Nanjing China Biography
Biography of Shanhu Qiu
Dr. Shanhu Qiu received his M.D. training in Ulm University, Ulm, Germany. He is currently an Associate Professor (Associate Research Fellow) in the Department of Endocrinology in Zhongda Hospital, Southeast University, Nanjing, China. Dr. Shanhu Qiu has published more than 30 scientific peer reviewed articles, and his research interest includes exercise and physical activity in type 2 diabetes, the epidemiology of type 2 diabetes, as well as the weight management for type 2 diabetes.
M.A. Yorek Vet. Affairs Med. Centre Iowa City, IA USA Biography
Biography of M.A. Yorek
Dr. Yorek obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Biochemistry from the University of North Dakota. Currently Dr. Yorek is a Professor in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism in the Department of Internal Medicine at the College of Medicine at the University of Iowa. He is also the Associate Chief of Staff at the Iowa City VA Medical Center. His research interest includes vascular and neural complications of obesity and diabetes. He has published more than 140 scientific peer reviewed publications.
Professor Ernest Adeghate obtained his medical degree from Semmelweis University Medical School, Budapest, Hungary and his PhD and DSc from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He also has a Master degree in Family Medicine from Monash University, Australia. He is interested in the morphology of pancreatic grafts and the effect of neurotransmitters, neuropeptides and cytokines on parameters of metabolic disease, insulin release and on complications of diabetes mellitus. Prof. Adeghate has published more than 200 peer-reviewed articles. He is currently, the Editor-in Chief of The Open Medicinal Chemistry Journal published by Bentham Science Publishers.
C.A. Aguilar-Salinas National Institute for Medical Science & Nutrition Mexico City Mexico Biography
Biography of C.A. Aguilar-Salinas
Specialist in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, graduated from the Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion. Doctor of Clinical Investigation. Research follow at the Washington University. School of Medicine. He has published 275 articles in indexed journals. Member of the Mexican National Academy of Medicine. Former president of the Mexican Society of Nutrition and Endocrinology (2009). His work has contributed to describe the epidemiology and genetics of type 2 diabetes and dyslipidemias in Mexicans.
F. Angeli Hospital S.M. della Misericordia Perugia Italy Biography
Biography of F. Angeli
Fabio Angeli is a Cardiologist and Biomedical researcher trained in cardiovascular medicine, particularly in the context of cardiovascular risk assessment, diabetes, kidney diseases, heart failure, acute coronary syndromes and maternal and neonatal healthcare. He has published more than 160 papers in reputed journals indexed by PubMed and has been serving as an editorial board member of several international leading Journals.
S. Aydin Firat University Elazig Turkey
S. Bakhtiyari Ilam University of Medical Sciences Ilam Iran Biography
Biography of S. Bakhtiyari
Dr. Bakhtiyari received his Ph.D. in Clinical Biochemistry from Tarbiat Modares University School of Medicine in Iran. He is currently an Associate Professor and Principal Investigator in Molecular Diabetology and Molecular sciences in the Department of Clinical Biochemistry and the Biotechnology and Medicinal Plants Research Center at Ilam University of Medical Sciences in Iran. His research focuses on Insulin signaling pathway in type 2 diabetes, Molecular mechanism of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes, Gene expression analysis in Insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes, and Molecular mechanism of lipid-induced insulin resistance. He has published nearly 60 peer-reviewed papers in journals.
L. Cai University of Louisville Louisville, KY USA Biography
Biography of L. Cai
Dr. Lu Cai received his MD and a Ph.D. in Radiation Biology/Oncology from Jilin University (formally Norman Bethune University of Medical Sciences), Changchun, P.R. China. He also holds the appointment as Visiting Professor at Jilin University and Wenzhou Medical University. Dr. Cai is currently a tenured Professor, with appointments in the departments of Pediatrics, Radiation Oncology and Pharmacology, and Toxicology. Dr. Cai was also appointed as Director of Kosair Children’s Hospital Research Institute, the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He has published more than 210 in the field of diabetes and its complications. Currently, Dr. Cai serves as Associate Editor of Toxicological Science, and was Senior Editor for Journal of Geriatric Cardiology and Journal of Diabetes Research and Clinical Metabolism
C. Catena University of Udine Udine Italy
P. Dandona Diabetes-Endocrinology Centre of WNY Buffalo, NY USA Biography
Biography of P. Dandona
Dr. Dandona is a Distinguished Professor of Medicine and chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, and the founder of the Diabetes–Endocrinology Center of Western New York in Buffalo. Dr. Dandona is a Rhodes Scholar from India, trained at the University of Oxford and the University of London. Dr. Dandona has published more than 540 papers in peer-reviewed medical journals, and has presented keynote lectures on diabetes and insulin resistance at many national and international conferences
F. Gomez-Ulla Gomez-Ulla Eye Institute Santiago de Compostela Spain
H.F. Gu Karolinska University Hospital Stockholm Sweden Biography
Biography of H.F. Gu
Dr. Gu’s education background includes BSc in Animal Medicine (Nanjing, China
1982), MSc in Pathology (Nanjing, China 1988) and Ph.D. in Genetics (Uppsala,
Sweden 1994). Currently, he is a Professor in Molecular Medicine and Director
for Center of Pathophysiology, School of Basic Medicine and Clinical Pharmacy,
China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, China. Before then, he is an Associate
Professor and Senior Researcher in Molecular Genetics and Epigenetics,
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. His research interests are mainly
focused on molecular medicine and translation medicine in diabetes, obesity and
diabetic nephropathy. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles in
international journals and chapters in five books related with diabetes and
C. Hampe University of Washington Seattle, WA USA Biography
Biography of C. Hampe
Dr. Hampe received her PhD at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel in 1997. She did her post-doctoral training in Dr. Åke Lernmark’s laboratory at the University of Washington, Seattle and is currently an Associate Professor at the Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Washington. She has 20 years of research experience focusing on autoimmune diseases including Type 1 diabetes and autoimmune neurological disorders. Dr. Hampe has authored over 100 manuscripts. She serves on study sections at the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, the American Diabetes Association and NIH.
G. Hu Pennington Biomedical Research Center Baton Rouge, LA USA
K. Kamoi Nagaoka Red Cross Hospital Niigata Japan Biography
Biography of K. Kamoi
Dr. Kamoi obtained a doctorate (M.D.) on March 1970 in Medicine from theUniversity of Niigata, Japan. Dr. Kamoi also holed an research fellow in septeｍber 1977 to May to 1979 from the University of Indiana and Professor of Niigata University in April 2010 to March 2014. Currently, Dr. Kamoi is also an in the Director of Diabetes Mellitus & Disorders of hyothamic pituitary glands in Joetsu General Hospital, Japan. He has published more than 200 scientific publications .Dr. Kamoi was the editor of board members of Current Diabetes Review (2005) of this journal (Current Diabetes Review), published by Bentham Science Publishers.
I. Laher The University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC Canada Biography
Biography of I. Laher
Dr. ismail Laher is a Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the University of Pharmacology. He holds a degree in pharmacology from the University of London and graduate training in Canada and post-graduate training at the University of Vermont. Dr. Laher’s research interests are in vascular regulation (particularly of small arteries) in health and disease and the effects of exercise in improving endothelial function (e.g. in diabetes). More recent work focusses on the vascular function in rodent models of obstructive sleep apnea (especially in conjunction with underlying complications of diabetes / obesity).
P. Melpomeni Attikon University Hospital Athens Greece Biography
Biography of P. Melpomeni
Dr. Melpomeni Peppa is an Associate Professor of Endocrinology and Director of Endocrine and Bone Metabolic Disorders Unit of 2nd Propaedeutic Department of Internal Medicine & Research Institute, Attikon University Hospital in Athens, Greece. She is a member of the ERASMUS/CIVIS Committee for Medicine and Faculty Staff for the training of medical students in Internal Medicine. She had a postdoctoral Research fellowship (2000-2003) in Division of Experimental Diabetes and Aging, Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY, USA, studying the role of advanced glycation end products and oxidative stress in diabetes, renal disease, aging, and their complications through in vitro, in vivo and clinical studies. Her research interests have focused on clinical, molecular and environmental aspects of metabolic and hormonal abnormalities in diabetes, obesity, metabolism, endocrine cancer and their complications. Her work has generated 75 publications in peer-reviewed journals. Also, Dr. Peppa has participated in many national and international conferences.
D.B. Panagiotakos Harokopio University Athens Greece Biography
Biography of D.B. Panagiotakos
Demosthenes Panagiotakos is Professor and vice Rector at the Harokopio University in Athens. He is also visiting Distinguished Professor at School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, US, visiting Professor at the School of Medicine, University of Athens and at the Agricultural University of Athens. He has published 3 books, 600+ papers (has >13.500 citations, h-index=55). He is Member of the Scientific Committee of Health, Environment and Emerging Risks of the European Committee, the Scientific Council of the Hellenic Food Authority, the National Council for Nutrition Policy and has served as Board Member of the National Council of Public Health.
N. Papanas Democritus University of Thrace Alexandroupolis Greece Biography
Biography of N. Papanas
Professor Nikolaos Papanas is Professor in Internal Medicine-Diabetes Mellitus at Democritus University of Thrace, Greece. He has been specialised in diabetes and its complications in the Diabetes Centre and the Diabetic Foot Clinic at King’s College Hospital, London, UK, as well as in the German Diabetes Centre at the Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany. He has established an ongoing collaboration with the neuropathy study group of the German Diabetes Centre in Düsseldorf. He has published more than 290 papers in peer-reviewed journals.
A. Phulukdaree University of Pretoria Pretoria South Africa Biography
Biography of A. Phulukdaree
Dr. Alisa Phulukdaree is presently serving as an Associate Professor at the University of Pretoria. She completed her B. Sc and M. Sc in Medical Biochemistry from the University KwaZulu-Natal. She further obtained PhD in the same field from the same institution in 2013. She is serving as an editor/reviewer in different scientific journals. She has also been recognized with awards and prizes such as Exceptional Young Researcher Award from University of Pretoria, Professional Providence Society Scholarship and National Research Foundation Doctoral Scholarship. She has also contributed her valuable publications in different scientific journals.
D. Pitocco Catholic University of Rome Rome Italy Biography
Biography of D. Pitocco
Born on 21 of August 1970 in Rome. Degree with top marks in medicine and surgery in 1995 from Catholic
University of Rome and Specialized in Endocrinology and metabolism from 2000. Currently is Chief Director
of Diabetes care Unit of Foundation Agostino Gemelli Hospital and Associate Professor of Endocrinology in
the Catholic University of Rome Author of 146 papers with Hindex=33 (Scopus). His main field of interest
are the treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes and its complications (in particular diabetic foot) and
diabetes in pregnancy. He was one of the authors of Italian Reccomandations for the Utilization of
Technology in Diabetes and He was one of the nn international task force of experts convened by the
American Diabetes Association and the American Podiatric Medical Association to summarize available
evidence on the pathophysiology, natural history, presentations, and treatment recommendations for
F. Pouwer Tilburg University Tilburg The Netherlands
C.M. Rotella University of Florence Florence Italy
G. Seghieri Spedali Riuniti Via Monte Sabotino Pistoia Italy Biography
Biography of G. Seghieri
Dr. Giuseppe Seghieri graduated with cum laude in medicine from the University of Florence, Italy. He did specialization with cum laude in Medical Toxicology (1978), in Gastroenterology (1982), in Clinical Pharmacology (1986), in Internal Medicine (1992) and in Endocrinology (2007). Dr. Seghieri has been Chief of hospital department of internal medicine at the Hospital of Pistoia, Italy for more than 20 years. He is a research fellow at the Regional Health Agency of Tuscany, Florence, Italy and also professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Florence (Chair of Physiotherapy). He is (co-) author of more than 150 papers mostly dealing with diabetes and its complications, cardiovascular diseases or gender medicine.
V. Shivaswamy University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE USA Biography
Biography of V. Shivaswamy
Dr. Vijay Shivaswamy is an endocrinologist in Omaha, Nebraska and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Nebraska Medicine-Nebraska Medical Centerand Veterans Affairs Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System-Lincoln. He received his medical degree from Bangalore Medical College and has been in practice between 11-20 years.
R. Singh Maharishi Markandeshwar University Ambala India
A. Sjöholm Gavle Hospital Gavle Sweden
N. Troisi Department of Surgery Florence Italy Biography
Biography of N. Troisi
Dr. Nicola Troisi received his MD degree magna cum laude from the University “Federico II”, Naples, Italy. He attended the post-doctorate fellowship training at the University of Florence, Italy, and he obtained the title of Specialist in Vascular Surgery (magna cum laude with a final experimental study “New technical solutions for the endovascular treatment of aneurysms of abdominal aorta and of iliac arteries”). He was Clinical Research Fellow at the Department of Vascular Surgery, St. Franziskus Hospital, Münster, Germany and at the Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University Hospital, Münster, Germany. He authored and co-authored about 170 publications of which 82 published in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
A.I. Vinik Strelitz Diabetes Research Institute Norfolk, VA USA Biography
Biography of A.I. Vinik
Dr. Vinik is an international leader in basic and clinical neuropathy and neuroendocrine tumors, and isolated INGAP in clinical trials for “Curing” diabetes. He has authored ten books, 124 book chapters, and published more than 500 papers in highly reputable journals. Dr. Vinik received the Virginia Outstanding Scientist Award, was elected a Health Care Hero, received lifetime recognition for contributions to Neuropathy and a distinction in endocrinology. He has served NIH and ADA grant committees and funded by NIH, NIAA, ADA and industry. He holds patents for INGAP and copyrights for the Norfolk Quality of Life DN and NET tools.
Dr. Xu is currently an Assistant Professor and Principal Investigator of Protein-Ligand Interactions and Molecular Medicine Laboratory in the Department of Biochemistry and the Center for Drug Discovery at Virginia Tech in the US. He received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio and did his postdoctoral fellowship at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington. His research focuses on discovery and mechanisms of novel peptide hormones and small molecules relevant to diabetes, obesity (adipocyte browning and thermogenesis agents) and related neurodegeneration. He has published nearly 40 peer-reviewed papers in journals.
Associate Editorial Board Members
H.F. Aly National Research Centre Dokki Egypt Biography
Biography of H.F. Aly
Hanan Farouk Aly , PhD Thesis: "Study of some influential factors on adenylate energy charge and urea cycle enzymes in mice livers". (Faculty of science, biochemistry and physiology –Mansoura Univ. , Egypt 2000).M.Sc. Thesis: "studies of serum protein profile during liver regeneration after partial hepatectomy". (Faculty of Science, Biochemistry and Physiology – Mansoura Unv.,Egypt1997).
E. Arioglu Ankara University Ankara Turkey Biography
Biography of E. Arioglu
I received PhD degree in 2008 from Ankara University. I have been employed at Department of Pharmacology ( Ankara University) as Associate Professor . My main research interests are diabetes, cardiovascular / endocrine pharmacology and cardiac beta adrenoceptors.
T. Behl Chitkara University Chandigarh India Biography
Biography of T. Behl
Dr. Tapan Behl obtained his Ph.D. degree (in 2017) in Pharmacology from University of Delhi, New Delhi, India. Dr. Behl is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at Chitkara College of Pharmacy, Chitkara University, Rajpura, India. His skills and expertise mainly lie in the subject areas/fields of Cell Signaling, Apoptosis, Antioxidant Activity, Reactive Oxygen Species, Oxidative Stress, Pathology, Diabetic Complications, etc. Dr. Behl, as an author/co-author, has published more than 15 articles in various journals of international repute.
G.W. Fernandes University of Chicago Chicago, IL USA Biography
Biography of G.W. Fernandes
I have a BSc degree in Biological Sciences from Mackenzie Presbyterian University and a MSc degree in Translational Medicine from the Federal University of São Paulo. I hold a PhD in Translational Medicine from Federal University of Sao Paulo and I am currently working as a post-doctoral scholar at University of Chicago. During my PhD program I worked as a Lab Tech Research at Rush University, in Chicago. I have great interest in studies related to obesity, diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, liver-related studies and endocrinology studies. Lately, I have been studying the importance of Kruppel-like Zinc Fingers in the liver and its relationship with lipid metabolism. I have more than ten years of experience working in a lab environment as a researcher, and have published 13 peer-reviewed scientific papers and review articles.
P.K. Jena Cedars Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles, CA USA Biography
Biography of P.K. Jena
Dr. Prasant Kumar Jena received his BSc in Biological Sciences and MSc in Biotechnology from Berhampur University. Later, he obtained a Ph.D. in Biotechnology from Nirma University (India). He has more than 9 years of research experience in studying the impact of diet and gut microbiota on the development of metabolic diseases including obesity, diabetes, and carcinogenesis. In his graduate studies, he developed a sugar diet-induced diabetes rat model to study the effect of microbiota and probiotic intervention in lipid and carbohydrate metabolism. Currently, Dr. Jena is working at University of California Davis as a researcher.
P.K. Prabhakar Lovely Professional University Phagwara, Punjab India Biography
Biography of P.K. Prabhakar
Dr Pranav Kumar Prabhakar has received his PhD in Biotechnology from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, India during the period of 2011 and he has completed his master in biochemistry from Patna University Bihar, India in 2003. Currently, he is working as Assistant Professor in Lovely Professional University Punjab, India. He has successfully completed his Administrative responsibilities as research coordinator of the school. His research has included synergy, Phytomedicine, metabolic disorders. He is serving as an editorial member of several reputed journals and expert Reviewers for many journals. He has authored 35+ research articles/books/ book chapters. He is a member of Royal Society of Chemistry and Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Society (APCBEES).
Executive Guest Editors
M.S.B. Huda Barts Health NHS Trust London United Kingdom
R. Kant All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS) Rishikesh India Biography
Biography of R. Kant
Dr. Ravi Kant obtained fellowship in diabetes from CMC Vellore and from Harvard University, where he is a course
director for the certificate course in diabetes in India. Currently, he is serving as an Additional Professor and head at
the division of diabetes and metabolism in the department of medicine at All India Institute of Medical Sciences,
Rishikesh. Dr. Kant was the one to develop the department of medicine at AIIMS Rishikesh. He is also currently the
secretary for South East Asian Foundation and the editor of South East Asian Medical Clinics. He is international
advisor to the journal of diabetes and endocrine society of Nepal and also journal of public health and holistic