Editorial Board Member - JNH
Prof. Andreu Palou is currently Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of the Balearic Islands (UIB), in Palma de Mallorca, Spain since 1987, and Director of the Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Nutrition and Biotechnology (LBNB) at UIB, and Chair of the research team on Nutrigenomics (30 researchers involved, including 12 doctors as permanent staff). Member of the Governing Board of the “CIBER de Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y Nutrición (CIBEROBN)”, research organism of excellence that is an initiative of the “Instituto de Salud Carlos III” (Spain).
He has been President of the Scientific Committee of AESAN (Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition) (2003 2010) and Vice-President of the Scientific Panel on Nutrition of the EFSA (European Food Safety Authority, European Food Safety Authority) (2002-2009) He is also member of various committees and institutions on the Food Safety & Human Nutrition.
He has been Director of some 50 projects and contracts for research and development in the last 10 years, funded by the Spanish government, the European Union, and other public and private agencies. Among those which are currently under development, he is the Coordinator of the Large Collaborative European project BIOCLAIMS (Biomarkers of Robustness of Metabolic Homeostasis for Nutrigenomics-derived Health CLAIM Made on Food)(2010-2015), within the 7th framework program of the European Union.
His main topics of research are in the field of Molecular Nutrition, more specifically, the mechanisms of body weight regulation (the problem of Obesity), the relationship between diet and genetics (Nutrigenomics and Personalized Nutrition), and the relationship between diet and disease in connection with Food Safety.
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