Editorial Board Member - JOO
Dr. Baojun Xu is presently working as a Associate Professor in Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC), China. He is also Associate Director of UIC Key Lab -Laboratory for Health Promotion Mechanism of Medicinal Food and Folk Remedy. He also received Ph.D from Department of Food Science in Chungnam National University, South Korea, in 2005. He conducted postdoctoral research work in Department of Cereal and Food Science in North Dakota State University in 2005-2008, followed by postdoctoral research work in Department of Veterinary Clinical in Purdue University, and Gerald P. Murphy Cancer Foundation during 2008-2009. As a visiting scholar, he did two months short term research work in North Dakota State University in 2012, and University of Georgia in 2014, respectively. He owns memberships of American Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), American Chemical Society (ACS), and senior membership of Chinese Institute of Food Science and Technology. He is also serving as Associate Editor-in-Chief of Food Science and Human Wellness, Regional Editor of Advance Journal of Food Science and Technology; Editorial Board Members of Food Science & Nutrition, International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Austin Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences, The Open Nutraceuticals Journal, International Journal of Research in Agriculture and Food Sciences, Journal of Chem and Biochemistry World, and International Journal of Medicinal Mushroom. He is also working as peer-reviewers for over 20 international English journals. During the past 15 years, over 80 peer-reviewed papers authored and co-authored by Dr. Xu have been published in the international journals. The papers have been widely cited.
His research interests are to understand health promoting effects of phytochemicals. Specific interests include:
- Health benefits (targeted at aging, cancers, obesity, and diabetes) assessment of phytochemicals from legumes, fruits, vegetables, traditional Chinese medicines through in vitro animal cell models.
- Cellular and molecular mechanisms of bioactive food components in disease prevention.
- Development of novel health promoting products.
Other Editorial Board Members - JOO
School of Biomedical Sciences
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Pennington Biomedical Research Center (PBRC)
Department of Food Science and Nutrition
University of Minnesota
Research Institute of Food Science & Technology
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
University of Washington
Department of Paediatric Nutrition
Brazilian Association of Nutrology
University of Ribeirao Preto
Department of Biomedical Science
Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences
School of Hospitality Management
Pennsylvania State University
School of Health Sciences
University of Wollongong