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Expert in Nutraceutical, Functional Food, Development of New Treatments for Obesity and Related Disorders

Expert ID: 723128 Texas, USA

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Prof. Expert has over 38 years of experience in microbiology, biochemistry and
genetics. He has conducted research in protein chemistry, endocrinology,
appetite regulation, obesity and diabetes. He is responsible for lecturing in
Endocrinology, Neurosciences, Nutrition, and Obesity. Also he is responsible for
conducting research in the area of obesity and diabetes. His expertise lies in
nutraceuticals, functional food, and the development of new treatments for
obesity and related disorders.

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Tracing origin of a bioactive peptide in a baby formulaPlan a clinical study on use of a bioactive food-derived dipeptide for regulation of appetite.Plan a clinical trial on a herbal mixture for improvement of insulin resistanceHelp collect data and file patent application on a food-derived small peptide for control of alcohol abuse.Help collect data and file patent application on a food-derived small peptide to decrease dietary fat preference.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1970 Degree: PhD Subject: Microbiology/Biochemistry/Genetics Institution: Louisiana State University
Year: 1966 Degree: Msc Subject: Microbiology/Organic Chemistry Institution: GB Pant University
Year: 1964 Degree: BSc (Hons) Subject: Biological Sciences Institution: GB Pant University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2006 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Professor and Chair Department: Nutrition & Food Sciences
Responsibilities:
He is responsible for teaching graduate courses in nutrition and obesity as well as nutraceutical and functional food issues. Also he is responsible for supervising research in the area of obesity and diabetes. Also he manages departmental efforts in research, teaching and public service as Chair of the department.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1978 to 2006 Employer: LSU Health Sciences Center in New orleans Title: Professor & Vice Chair (Research) Department: Medicine
Responsibilities:
1. Administration of clinical, basic and translational research efforts of the department.
2. Research in obesity and diabetes.
3. Teaching in the area of endocrinolgy, and neuroscience.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1970 to 1978 Employer: National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD Title: Senior Staff Fellow Department: NINCDS and NHLBI
Responsibilities:
Research in the area of
1. Cell differentiation
2. Post-translational modification of proteins
3. Endocrinology

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1992 to 1992 Country / Region: Japan Summary: He was visiting Professor at Gunma Medical School.
Years: 2002 to 2002 Country / Region: Brazil Summary: He was visiting Professor lecturing in San Paulo, Rio and Recife.
Years: 2003 to 2003 Country / Region: India Summary: He was UNDP expert at CDR Lucknow.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
1. American Society for Nutrition
2. European Brain and Behavior Society
3. Society for Neurosciences
4. British Brain Research Association
5. Southern Society for Clinical Investigation
6. International Society for Neurochemistry
7. Indian Academy of Neurosciences
Professional Appointments
1. Editor-in-Chief, Nutritional Neuroscience
2. Associate Editor, Current Topics in Nutraceutical research
3. Advisory Board, Functional Food Research Center, Dallas
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has over 200 publications and four patents.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
1. Developed clinical research training course at GCRC
2. developed and managed weekly obesity reserach series seminar
Marketing Experience
Helping publishers organize and launch new journals
Other Relevant Experience
Fund raiser for scholarships

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Hindi He is very proficient
Urdu He is good

Fields of Expertise

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