Dr. Yada obtained Ph.D. in Physiology from Kyoto University, Japan, and served as postdoctoral associate in Cornell University. Currently Dr. Yada is Professor of Physiology in Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, Shimotsuke, Japan, and also Visiting Researcher in Kansai Electric Power Medical Research Institute, Kobe, Japan. Dr. Yada acts as Executive Director of Japan Society for the Study of Obesity. He has published more than 200 scientific publications and is an inventor of 10 patents. Dr. Yada is currently the Editor-in-Chief of this journal (Current Obesity Research & Therapy), published by Bentham Science Publishers.