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Journal of Obesity and Overweight

Editorial Board Member - JOO

Baojun Xu

Associate Professor
Division of Science and Technology
Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University
United International College
China
BIOGRAPHY:

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.



RESEARCH INTERESTS:

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

UMA D PALANISAMY

Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Science
Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Monash Universtiy
Malaysia

ASISH K. SAHA

Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Boston University
United States

RYSZARD PLUTA

Professor
Mossakowski Medical Research Centre
Polish Academy of Sciences
Poland

RIYADH KHUDHAIR LAFTA AL-JUBOORI

Professor
University of Washington
United States

WINNIE CHAN

Department of Nutrition & Dietetics
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
United Kingdom

Charles C. Muscoplat

Professor
Department of Food Science and Nutrition
University of Minnesota
United States

ALI H. MOKDAD

Professor of Global Health
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
University of Washington
United States

SHAMSUN NAHAR

Professor
Department of Family & Community Medicine
King Khalid University
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

MASAYOSHI YAMAGUCHI

Professor
Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Emory School of Medicine
Emory University
United States

ALI RAFE

Assistant Professor of Food Engineering
Research Institute of Food Science & Technology
Iran
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