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Prof. Dr. Charles Brennan
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Wine, Food and Molecular Biosciences, Lincoln University, Lincoln 7647, New Zealand
Interests: polysaccharide utilization; glycemic response; dietary fibre; food structure and function
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Prof. Dr. Maurizio Battino
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Odontostomatologic and Specialized Clinical Sciences, Sez-Biochimica, Faculty of Medicine, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Via Ranieri 65, 60100 Ancona, Italy
International Research Center for Food Nutrition and Safety, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang 212013, China
Interests: nutrition; periodontal diseases/periodontitis; oxidative stress; nutrition; aging; mitochondrial function and diseases; berries (strawberry, blueberry, bilberry, cranberry, etc.); olive oil (dietary fats); honey, polyphenols; flavonoids; antioxidants, apoptosis
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Special Issue in Molecules: Natural Antioxidants and Ageing
Special Issue in Antioxidants: Antioxidants and Periodontal Diseases
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Bioactive Phytochemicals and Functional Food Ingredients in Fruits and Vegetables
Special Issue in Molecules: 20th Anniversary of Molecules—Recent Advances in Natural Products
Topical Collection in Diseases: Effects of Food Antioxidants on Cardiovascular Diseases and Human Cancers
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Macro- and Micro-nutrient Antioxidants
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Bioactive Phytochemicals and Functional Food Ingredients in Fruits and Vegetables 2016
Special Issue in Nutrients: Antioxidants in Health and Disease
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Bioactive Phytochemicals and Functional Food Ingredients in Fruits and Vegetables 2017
Special Issue in Diseases: Food Bioactive Compounds and their Role in Diseases
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Bioactive Phytochemicals and Functional Food Ingredients in Fruits and Vegetables 2019
Topical Collection in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Feature Papers in Bioactives and Nutraceuticals
Special Issue in Nutrients: The Relations between Nutrition and Infectious Diseases at the Epoch of Microbiota
Special Issue in Diseases: Exclusive Papers of the Editorial Board Members (EBMs) of Diseases
Special Issue in Molecules: 25th Anniversary of Molecules—Recent Advances in Natural Products-2020
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Bioactive Phytochemicals and Functional Food Ingredients in Fruits and Vegetables 2021
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Autophagy: New Frontier and Perspective
Special Issue in Diseases: Feature Paper Special Issue for Editorial Board Members (EBMs) of Diseases
Prof. Dr. M. Graça P. M. S. Neves
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Department of Chemistry and LAQV-REQUIMTE , University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: Organic synthesis; tetrapyrrolic macrocycles; functionalization of porphyrins and analogues via metal-catalyzed processes and cycloaddition reactions; development of molecules with structural features to be considered as sensors, catalysts, dyes for photovoltaic cells and for medicinal and environmental applications
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Prof. Dr. Madhav Bhatia
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Department of Pathology and Biomedical Science, University of Otago, Christchurch, 2 Riccarton Avenue, PO Box 4345, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
Interests: inflammation; acute pancreatitis; sepsis; burn injury; arthritis; hydrogen sulfide; substance P; chemokines; leukocytes
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Dr. Giuseppe Mazzarella
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National Council of Research, Immuno-Morphology Lab., Avellino, Italy
Interests: celiac disease; non-celiac gluten sensitivity; mucosal immune response; adaptive immunity; innate immunity; immunoregulation; immunohistochemistry; immunofluorescence
Prof. Dr. Roberta Davoli
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Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences (DISTAL), Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Interests: livestock genomics; biodiversity; molecular genetics; gene expression; functional genomics; genetic basis of quantitative productive and reproductive traits of livestock; pig selection; meat and milk production; animal products; animal welfare
Prof. Dr. Isao Ishii
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Laboratory of Health Chemistry, Showa Pharmaceutical University, Machida, Tokyo 194-8543, Japan
Interests: amino acid metabolism; homocysteine; hydrogen sulfide; lysophospholipid signaling; proteomics; metabolomics; signal transduction
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Dr. Aamir Ahmad
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School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
Interests: cancer metastasis; cancer drug resistance; epigenetics; non-coding RNAs; miRNAs; breast cancer; prostate cancer; lung cancer; meningioma; pancreatic cancer; cancer health disparity
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Prof. Dr. Han-Jung Chae
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Department of Pharmacology and New Drug Development Institute, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, Korea
Interests: ER stress; chaperone; apoptosis; mitochondria metabolism; functional Foods; inflammation; nutraceuticals; glucose metabolism; mTOR; PI3K
Prof. Dr. Mario Ollero
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Université Paris-Est Créteil Val de Marne - Université Paris 12 | UPEC · Institut Mondor de Recherche Biomédicale (IMRB)
Interests: lipid signaling; membrane microdomains; protein-lipid interactions
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Prof. Dr. Nobuyuki Takahashi
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Laboratory of Physiology and Metabolism, Department of Food Safety and Nutritional Science, Faculty of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Tokyo, Japan
Interests: nutrition; phytochemicals; lipids; nuclear receptors; lipid metabolisms; inflammation; insulin resistance; hyperlipidemia; adipocytes; hepatocytes; enterocytes
Prof. Dr. Youcef M. Rustum

Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
Interests: selenium; biomarkers; immunology; cancer prevention; anticancer drugs
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Prof. Dr. Antonio Gomez-Muñoz
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Universidad del Pais Vasco - Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea, Campus Bizkaia, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Bilbao, Spain
Campus Bizkaia, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Bilbao, Spain
Interests: adipogenesis; cell proliferation; cell death; cell migration; ceramides; ceramide kinase; ceramide 1-phosphate; inflammation; sphingolipids
Prof. Dr. Fidel Toldrá
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Instituto de Agroquimica y Tecnologia de los Alimentos (CSIC), Valencia, Spain
Interests: food science and nutrition; bioactive peptides; food enzymes; nutrients in meat and fish; functional ingredients; bioactives from animal by-products; advanced analytical techniques
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Prof. Dr. Jianbo Xiao
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Department of Analytical Chemistry and Food Science, Faculty of Food Science and Technology, University of Vigo - Ourense Campus, E-32004 Ourense, Spain
Interests: phytochemicals; polyphenols; diabetes; function food; natural products; glycosylation; biological activity; flavonoids; stilbenoids; pharmacokinetics; nutrition and metabolism; polyphenol-protein interaction
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Prof. Dr. David Arráez-Román
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1. Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Granada, Avda Fuentenueva s/n, 18071 Granada, Spain
2. Research and Development of Functional Food Centre (CIDAF), Health Science Technological Park (PTS) Granada, Avda. del Conocimiento s/n, EdificioBioregión, 18007 Granada, Spain
Interests: bioactive phenolic compounds; metabolomics; analytical techniques; extraction processes; plant and food analysis; bioavailability
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Dr. Sahdeo Prasad

Cytokine Research Laboratory, Department of Experimental Therapeutics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1901 East Road, Unit 1950 Houston, TX 77054, USA
Interests: Inflammation and cancer; Natural products; Cancer prevention and therapy; Chemosensitization; Inflammatory transcription factors
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Prof. Dr. Athanasios Salifoglou
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Faculty of Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, University Box 462, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
Interests: biotoxic metal ions in the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases and neoplasias; bioinorganic and inorganic-organic vanadium and zinc compounds with physiological and biomimetic substrates, as potential pharmaceuticals of anticarcinogenic and insulin mimetic activity; surface-modified dendrimers in the selective separation and recovery of toxic and heavy metal ions from water resources in the environment; carcinogenic metal ions in the transcriptional activation of signal transducing Hα-Ras/K-ras genes through DNA minisatellites in the human genome; development of inorganic and inorganic-organic hybrid materials at low temperatures with specific physical optical, chemical catalytic, structural and magnetic properties
Prof. Dr. Luigi Sironi
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1. Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Milan, 20133 Milan, Italy
2. Unit of Cardio- and Cerebro-Vascular Research, Experimental Models and In Vivo Imaging, Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS, 20138 Milan, Italy
Interests: pharmacology; brain ischemia; cardiovascular diseases; inflammation; magnetic resonance imaging; drug repurposing; nutraceutics
Dr. Ji Hoon Jeong

1. Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, Chung-Ang University, Seoul 06974, Korea
2. Department of Global Innovative Drugs, Graduate School of Chung-Ang University, Seoul 06974, Korea
Interests: degenerative neuroendocrine; metabolic disease
Prof. Dr. Francesco Visioli
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1. Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, 35121 Padova, Italy
2. IMDEA-Food, CEI UAM + CSIC, 28049 Madrid, Spain
Interests: essential fatty acids; (poly)phenols; cardiovascular disease; functional foods; nutraceuticals
Prof. Dr. Jesus Simal-Gandara
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Department of Analytical and Food Chemistry, Food Science and Technology Faculty, University of Vigo, 32004 Ourense, Spain
Interests: food science; food technology; analytical chemistry; public health; biochemistry; nutrition; food quality; food safety
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Special Issue in Molecules: Pesticide Residues in the Environment and Food Chain: Fate, Bioaccumulation and Toxicology
Special Issue in Molecules: Secondary Metabolites in Plant Foods
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Host-Guest Complexes
Special Issue in Molecules: Food Traceability and Authenticity within Analytical Chemistry
Special Issue in Molecules: Green Chemistry for Algae Bioactives in Aquaculture Feeds
Special Issue in Molecules: Modern Analytical Techniques in Metabolomics Analysis
Special Issue in Methods and Protocols: Current Analytical Methods for Applications on Food Bioactive Ingredients
Special Issue in Antibiotics: Challenges in Antibiotics Analysis
Special Issue in Resources: Sustainable Use of Natural Resources: The Need for a Circular Economy Model in Food Industry
Special Issue in Molecules: 25th Anniversary of Molecules—Recent Advances in Natural Products-2020
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Promising Bioactive Molecules Obtained from Plant-Food Discards
Special Issue in Antibiotics: Research and Development of Antibiotics
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Advances in Food, Bioproducts and Natural Byproducts for a Sustainable Future: From Conventional to Innovative Processes
Special Issue in Antibiotics: 10th Anniversary of Antibiotics—New Resources and Strategies in the Search for Antimicrobials
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Marine Natural Compounds
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Knowledge-Based Biotechnology for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries
Prof. Dr. Gi-Young Kim
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Jeju National University, Jeju, Korea
Interests: phytochemicals; nutraceuticals; antioxidant; cell death; inflammation; melanogenesis; bone formation
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Prof. Dr. Djuro Josic
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1. Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
2. Department of Biotechnology, University of Rijeka, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia
3. Juraj Dobrila University, 52100 Pula, Croatia
Interests: proteomics; the development of high-throughput analytical techniques; plasma-derived and recombinant biologically active proteins from human plasma
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Prof. Dr. George P. Chrousos
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National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Interests: endocrinology; molecular endocrinology; pediatrics; pediatric endocrinology; genetics; epigenetics; stress; stress biology and medicine; human physiology
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Dr. Andrea Scaloni
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Proteomics & Mass Spectrometry Laboratory, ISPAAM-National Research Council, 80147 Naples, Italy
Interests: Quantitative proteomics in biological tissues/body fluids of organisms having bioagricultural interest; functional proteomics; protein post-translational modifications; interactomics; redox proteomics; innovations in mass spectrometry, chromatography and electrophoresis
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Prof. Dr. Michal Zmijewski
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Department of Histology, Gdanski Uniwersytet Medyczny, Gdańsk, Poland
Interests: vitamin D; UV; skin; dermatoendocrinology; melanoma; keratinocytes; psoriasis; HPA axis
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Dr. Angela Polito
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CREA—Research Centre for Food and Nutrition, Rome, Italy
Interests: nutritional status; energy metabolism; energy requirements; physical activity; body composition; obesity; anorexia nervosa; elderly
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Prof. Dr. Michele Navarra
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Department of Chemical, Biological, Pharmaceutical and Environmental Sciences, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
Interests: nutraceuticals; natural products; oxidative stress; cell death; inflammation; cancer; neurodegenerative diseases; phytomedicine
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Dr. Elena Azzini
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CREA—Research Centre for Food and Nutrition, Rome, Italy
Interests: food science; human biology; nutritional biochemistry; nutrition and dietetics
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Dr. Miguel Angel Prieto Lage
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1. Nutrition and Bromatology Group, Department of Analytical and Food Chemistry, Faculty of Food Science and Technology, University of Vigo, Ourense Campus, E32004 Ourense, Spain 2. Centro de Investigação de Montanha (CIMO), Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Campus de Santa Apolonia, 5300-253 Bragança, Portugal
Interests: biochemistry; analytical chemistry; biotechnology; mathematical modelling; waste management
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Dr. Virginia Garcia-Cañas
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Laboratory of Molecular Nutrition and Metabolism. Institute of Food Science Research (CIAL), Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Madrid 28049, Spain
Interests: molecular nutrition; gut microbiota metabolism; metagenomics; next-generation sequencing; bioinformatics
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Prof. Dr. Jesús Osada
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Departamento de Bioquímica y Biología Molecular y Celular, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
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Prof. Dr. Vivek K. Bajpai
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Department of Energy & Materials Engineering, Dongguk University-Seoul, Seoul, Korea
Interests: nanotechnology and cancer biology; food and industrial microbiology; probiotics and disease control; molecular biology; food toxicants
Prof. Dr. Shosuke Ito

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan
Interests: structure and properties of melanins; chemistry of melanogenesis; chemical analysis of melanins; effects of ultraviolet radiation and visible light on melanins; effects of heat on melanins; chemistry of tyrosinase-catalyzed oxidation of phenols
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Dr. Rosaria Acquaviva
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Department of Drug and Health Sciences, Biochemistry Section, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Interests: medicinal and edible plants; ethnobotany; secondary metabolites; biological activities; oxidative stress; inflammation; cytotoxicity
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Prof. Dr. Giuseppe D'Antona
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CRIAMS-Sport Medicine Centre Voghera, and Department of Public Health, Experimental and Forensic Medicine, University of Pavia, Voghera, Italy
Interests: muscle physiology; muscle physiophatology; exercise physiology; sport nutrition; nutritional supplements
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Prof. Dr. Edwin Lephart
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Department of Physiology & Developmental Biology and The Neuroscience Center, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, USA
Interests: dermatology; testosterone; estrogens; steroids; endocrine disruption; reproductive endocrinology; molecular endocrinology; neuroendocrinology; stress physiology; reproductive biology
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Prof. Dr. Atanas G. Atanasov
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Department of Molecular Biology, Institute of Genetics and Animal Biotechnology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Magdalenka, Poland
Interests: Molecular medicine; Nutrigenomics; Natural Products; Digital Health; Open Innovation; Molecular Pharmacology; Biotechnology
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Prof. Dr. Young-Hee Kang
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Hallym University, Chuncheon, South Korea
Interests: phytochemicals; diabetic nephropathy; diabetic retinopathy; diabetes; osteoporosis; pulmonary diseases
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Dr. Cristina Martínez-Villaluenga
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Institute of Food Science, Technology and Nutrition (ICTAN), Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Jose Antonio Novais 10, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: grains; peptides; phenolic compounds; nutritional characterization; protein quality and digestibility; bioavailability of food compounds; bioactivity; germination; fermentation; enzymatic treatments
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Prof. Dr. Federica Pellati
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Department of Life Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via Campi 103, 41125 Modena, Italy
Interests: medicinal plants; natural bioactive compounds; phytochemical analysis; natural products chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Martin G. Peter
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Natural Products Chemistry, University of Potsdam, Potsdam D-14476, Germany
Interests: natural products (focus on secondary metabolites from plants and microorganisms): isolation, structure, biosynthesis, bioactivity; polysaccharides (focus on chitin/chitosan/oligosaccharides)
Dr. Simona Frontoni
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Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
Interests: endocrinology; diabetology; obesity; hypertension; metabolic diseases
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Prof. Dr. Raffaele Capasso
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Department of Agricultiral Science, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
Interests: pharmacology; natural products; neurotransmission; behavioral pharmacology; experimental pharmacology; preclinical pharmacology; CB1 receptor; PPARs; cannabinoids; endocannabinoids; CB2 receptor
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Prof. Dr. Se-Kwon Kim
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Department of Marine Science & Convergence Engineering, Hanyang University, Gyeonggi-do 11558, Korea
Interests: marine natural products; marine biotechnology, marine algae; anti-oxidant; anti-HIV; anti-cancer; anti-allergy; anti-Inflammation; marine cosmeceuticals; nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals
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Prof. Dr. Vincenzo Pezzi
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Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutrition Sciences, University of Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende (CS), Italy
Interests: Adrenocortical Cancer; estrogen-dependent Tumors; Polyphenols; Phyto-estrogens
Dr. Tamara Yuliett Forbes-Hernandez
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Nutrition and Food Science Group, Dept. of Analytical and Food Chemistry, CITACA, CACTI, University of Vigo, Vigo Campus, Vigo, Spain
Interests: bioactive compounds; by-products; obesity; lipid metabolism; oxidative stress; obesity and cancer
Dr. Massimiliano Gasparrini
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Department of Agricultural, Food & Environmental Sciences, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
Interests: inflammation; oxidative stress; berries and antioxidant
Prof. Dr. Patrizia Hrelia
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Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Interests: neurodegeneration; neuroprotection; natural compounds; Alzheimer’s disease; Parkinson’s disease
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Prof. Dr. Marta Menegazzi
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Department of Neuroscience, Biomedicine and Movement Sciences, Biochemistry Section, University of Verona, Strada Le Grazie 8, 37134 Verona, Italy
Interests: natural products; inflammation; signal transduction; transcription factors; gene expression; antitumor therapy
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Prof. Dr. Burkhard Kleuser
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Department of Nutritional Toxicology, Institute of Nutritional Science, University of Potsdam, Nuthetal, Germany
Interests: sphingolipidomics; sphingosine 1-phosphate; S1P-receptors; insulin resistance; dendritic cells; epigenetics; nanotoxicology
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Prof. Dr. Hieronim Jakubowski
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Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
Interests: genetic code; protein biosynthesis; tRNA synthetase; error-editing mechanisms; prebiotic chemistry; evolution of life; sulfur metabolism; homocysteine; protein modification; mTOR/autophagy; cardiovascular disease; Alzheimer's disease
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Prof. Dr. Beatrice E. Bachmeier
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Competence Center for Complementary Medicine and Naturopathy, Technical University, 80801 Munich, Germany
Interests: molecular oncology; prevention; curcumin; biomolecular research; cellular biology; plant derived bioactives; biomarkers
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Dr. Antonio González-Sarrías
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Laboratory of Food and Health, Food and Technology Department, National Council for Scientific Research (CEBAS-CSIC), Murcia, Spain
Interests: food and health; bioactive compounds; polyphenols; cell culture and animal models; clinical trials; cardiovascular; cancer; inflammation
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Prof. Dr. Gail B. Mahady
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Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Interests: herbal medicine; traditional medicines; reproductive medicine; osteoporosis; myopathies; imaging; teleost fish; osteoblastogenesis; osteoclastogenesis; mitochondrial biogenesis
Prof. Dr. Lothar Rink
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RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Medical Faculty, Institute of Immunology, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
Interests: trace elements; zinc; immunology; T cells; granulocytes
Prof. Dr. Matej Orešič
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Turku Centre for Biotechnology, P.O. Box 123, BioCity, FIN-20521 Turku, Finland
Interests: metabolomics; lipidomics; systems medicine; bioinformatics; lipid metabolism in health and disease
Prof. Dr. Mark H. Vickers
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Liggins Institute, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Interests: maternal and infant nutrition; obesity; metabolic syndrome; type 2 diabetes
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Dr. Fabio Virgili
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Research Centre for Food and Nutrition, Council for Agricultural Research and Economics, Roma, Italy
Interests: diet-gene relationship; gene-diet relationship; human health; nutrigenomic
Prof. Dr. Darshan S. Kelley
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Western Human Nutrition Research Center, ARS, USDA; Department of Nutrition, University of California, 430 West Health Sciences Drive, Davis, CA 95616, United States
Interests: phytonutrients; limonoids; limonin glucoside; anthocyanins; polyphenols; cherries; oranges; n-3 PUFA; DHA; EPA; fish oils; cardiovascular disease; nonalcoholic fatty liver disease; insulin resistance; diabetes
Prof. Dr. Jing X. Kang
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Laboratory for Lipid Medicine and Technology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Interests: omega-3; omega-6/omega-3 ratio; nutrigenomics; nutri-biotechnology; cancer metabolism; lipidomics; gut microbiota; nutritional interventions; inflammation; metabolic syndrome; chronic diseases
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Dr. Nadia Mulinacci
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Department of Neurofarba-Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical Division, University of Florence, Via Ugo Schiff 6, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
Interests: polyphenolic compounds;herbal products; food supplements; agricultural by-products; mass spectrometry; HPLC-analysis
Prof. Dr. Luis Cisneros-Zevallos
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Department of Horticultural Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-2133, USA
Interests: secondary metabolism of plants under stress conditions; functional foods and cell molecular targets; postharvest biology and technology
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Prof. Dr. Nicola A. Uccella

IRESMO Foundation, Institute for Research in Europe on Molecular Sciences, c/o DIMEG, 42C, UniCal, 87036 Arcavacata, Rende, CS, Italy
Interests: olive bioactives; biomolecular sciences of Mediterranean food; molecular dynamics and computation of Mediterranean bioactives; Mediterranean nutraceuticals; Mediterranean functional foods; Mediterranean cosmeceuticals and nutricosmeceuticals; biophenols; biophenol-secoiridoids; soft-mass spectrometry; heterocyclic molecules; reaction mechanisms of gas-phase organic ions; pericyclic sintones
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Dr. Diego A. Moreno
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1. Phytochemistry and Healthy Foods Laboratory, Department of Food Science and Technology, National Council for Scientific Research (CEBAS-CSIC), Murcia, Spain 2. Associated Unit of R&D and Innovation CEBAS-CSIC+UPCT on “Quality and Risk Assessment of Foods”, CEBAS-CSIC, Campus Espinardo - 25, E-30100 Murcia, Spain
Interests: food science and technology; phytochemistry; bioactive compounds; health-promoters, functional ingredients; natural foods; healthy foods; energy metabolism (obesity and diabetes); human nutrition; wellbeing
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Dr. Francesca Giampieri
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Prof. Dr. David M. Pereira
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Prof. Dr. Alejandro Cifuentes
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Laboratory of Foodomics, CIAL, National Research Council of Spain (CSIC), Madrid, Spain
Interests: foodomics; metabolomics; food science; food bioactivity; food safety; natural compounds; hyphenated techniques; mass spectrometry; advanced analytical techniques; colon cancer; Alzheimer
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Prof. Dr. Vladimír Křen
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Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Laboratory of Biotransformation, National Centre of Biocatalysis and Biotransformation, Videnska 1083, CZ 142 20 Praha 4, Czech Republic
Interests: biocatalysis and biotransformation; immobilized microbial cells, their use in production and biotransformation of natural products; biotransformation of natural products by enzymes and microorganisms; preparation of glycosidases of microbial origin and their use for glycosylation of natural compounds: glycoconjugates, multivalent compounds, ergot alkaloids, flavonoids, antioxidants and chemoprotectants
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Prof. Dr. Liselotte Krenn
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Institute of Pharmacognosy, PharmaCenter Vienna, University of Vienna, Althanstr. 14, A-1090 Vienna, Austria
Interests: flavonoids; anthraquinones; isolation and structure elucidation; analysis (LC-DAD; LC-MS); in vitro assays (antioxidant properties; acetylcholinesterase inhibition; histonedeacetylase modulation)
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Dr. Rosa M. Lamuela-Raventos
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Department of Nutrition, Food Science and Gastronomy-XARTA-INSA-UB, School of Pharmacy and Food Science, University of Barcelona, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: polyphenols; carotenoids; Mediterranean diet; health; diabetes; cardiovascular; processing; cooking; sofrito; tomato; wine
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Prof. Dr. M. Graça P. M. S. Neves
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Associate Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Chemistry and LAQV-REQUIMTE , University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: Organic synthesis; tetrapyrrolic macrocycles; functionalization of porphyrins and analogues via metal-catalyzed processes and cycloaddition reactions; development of molecules with structural features to be considered as sensors, catalysts, dyes for photovoltaic cells and for medicinal and environmental applications
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Prof. Dr. José Alberto Pereira
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Centro de Investigação de Montanha (CIMO), ESA, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Campus de Santa Apolónia, 5300-253 Bragança, Portugal
Interests: olive oil; table olives and olive by-products: quality control, chemical characterization and sensory analysis; agriculture/plant protection/agricultural entomology; influence of agronomic practices on the composition and quality of plant origin products
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Prof. Dr. Manickam Sugumaran
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Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125, USA
Interests: enzymology; post translational modifications; aromatic metabolism; phenolic biochemistry; reactions of quinonoid compounds; invertebrate immunity; insect cuticular sclerotization; phenoloxidase; quinone isomerases; oxidative browning; melanin biosynthesis; catecholic antibiotics
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Prof. Dr. Yujiro Hayashi
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Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University 6-3 Aramaki-Aza Aoba, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8578, Japan
Interests: asymmetric synthesis; organocatalysis; natural product synthesis
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