All Experts in Cardiovascular & Metabolic

Editors

Prof. Alexandra Blakemore
Imperial College London, UK
Prof. Claude Bouchard
George A. Bray Jr. Chair in Nutrition and Executive Director, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, USA
Prof. Ann Daly
Newcastle University, UK
Prof. Helen Henry
University of California, Riverside, USA
Prof. Steve Humphries
Cardiovascular Genetics, BHF Laboratories, UK
Prof. Anthony Norman
University of California, Riverside, USA
Dr. Charles Sevigny
The University of Melbourne, Australia
Prof. Jonathan Shaw
Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Australia
Prof. J. David Spence
Western University, Canada
Prof. Dr. Christoph Steinbeck
Friedrich-Schiller-University, Germany
Dr. Andrew Walley
St. George's University of London, UK
Prof. Paul Zimmet
Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Australia

Speakers

Prof. Bo Abrahamsen
Glostrup Hospital, Denmark
Prof. Luis Agellon
McGill University, Canada
Prof. Jemima Albayda
Johns Hopkins University Myositis Center, USA
Prof. Dario Alessi
University of Dundee, UK
Prof. Kari Alitalo
Molecular/Cancer Biology Laboratory, University of Helsinki, Finland
Prof. David Allison
University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Prof. Tejraj Aminabhavi
College of Pharmacy, India
Prof. Frances Mary Ashcroft
Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, UK
Prof. Arne Astrup
The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Denmark
Dr. Robert Aunger
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Prof. Angelo Azzi
Tufts University Nutrition Center, USA
Prof. William Banks
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St. Louis and Saint Louis University, USA
Dr. Thomas Barber
University of Warwick, UK
Prof. David Barker
University of Southampton, UK, and Oregon Health and Science University, USA
Prof. Louise Baur
University of Sydney, Australia
Dr. Christine Beedham
Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Bradford, UK
Dr. Ulrike Beisiegel
Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
Prof. Jeffrey Bender
Yale University, USA
Prof. Richard Bergman
University of Southern California, USA
Prof. Hans-Rudolf Berthoud
Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, USA
Prof. Alexandra Blakemore
Imperial College London, UK
Prof. Sir Stephen Bloom
Imperial College London, UK
Prof. Rolf Bodmer
Burnham Institute for Biomedical Research, USA
Dr. Martin Bootman
The Open University, UK
Prof. Edward Boyko
University of Washington, USA
Prof. Robert Branch
Center for Clinical Pharmacology, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Prof. George Bray
Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, USA
Prof. Kim Brøsen
Institute of Public Health, Clinical Pharmacology, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Prof. Henry Buchwald
University of Minnesota, USA
Dr. Jess Buxton
Kingston University London, UK
Prof. Anthony Carr
University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Prof. Marta Cascante
University of Barcelona, Spain
Prof. Jeff Chamberlain
University of Washington, USA
Prof. Lucienne Chatenoud
Hopital Necker-Enfants Malades, France
Ms. Ying Ann Chiao
University of Washington, USA
Dr. Constantinos Christodoulides
Oxford University, UK
Prof. Emerita Anne Cooke
University of Cambridge, UK
Dr. Nancy Cox
University of Chicago, USA
Dr. Charles Crespi
BD Biosciences Discovery Labware, USA
Dr. Valerie Curtis
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Prof. Dr. Hein Daanen
VU University, The Netherlands
Prof. Ann Daly
Newcastle University, UK
Prof. Mayer Davidson
Charles Drew University, USA
Dr. Christian Delles
Institute of Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK
Prof. Jean Pierre Després
University of Laval, Canada
Dr. Sabrina Diano
Yale University, USA
Dr. Maurice Dickins
Pfizer, UK
Dr. Vishwa Dixit
Pennington Biomedical Research Center, USA
Prof. Anne Dixon
University of Vermont, USA
Prof. Marc Y. Donath
University Hospital of Basel, Switzerland
Prof. David Dunstan
Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Australia
Prof. S. Boyd Eaton
Emory University, USA
Prof. Robert Eckel
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, USA
Prof. David Eisner
University of Manchester, UK
Dr. Maria Febbraio
Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, USA
Prof. Gerald W. Feigenson
Cornell University, USA
Prof. Edward Fisher
New York University, USA
Prof. Tom Fleming
University of Southampton, UK
Dr. Pietro Franceschi
Fondazione Edmund Mach, Italy
Prof. Paul Franks
Lund University, Sweden
Prof. Johan Frostegard
Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden
Prof. Toshiyuki Fukao
Gifu University, Japan
Res. Prof. Clement Furlong
Div. of Medical Genetics and Genome Sciences, Univ. of Washington, USA
Dr. Christopher George
Swansea University, UK
Prof. Thomas R. Gest
University of Houston College of Medicine, USA
Prof. Volkmar Gieselmann
Institut fur Physiologische Chemie, University of Bonn, Germany
Prof. Christopher Glass
University of California, San Diego, USA
Prof. Emeritus Michael Gleeson
Loughborough University, UK
Dr. Tony Goldstone
Imperial College London, UK
Prof. Niels Gregersen
University of Aarhus, Denmark
Prof. F. Peter Guengerich
Dept. of Biochemistry, Center in Molecular Toxicology, Vanderbilt University, USA
Dr. Michael Stephen Hall
Diabetes Prevention Forum, UK
Prof. Grahame Hardie
University of Dundee, UK
Dr. Seamus Harrison
University College London, UK
Prof. Grant Hatch
University of Manitoba, Canada
Prof. Andrew Hattersley
University of Exeter, UK
Prof. Dr. Johannes Hebebrand
University Hospital Essen, Germany
Prof. Harry Hemingway
University College London Medical School, UK
Dr. Steven Heymsfield
Global Director, Scientific Affairs, Merck & Co, USA
Dr. Robert Hilbrands
Brussels Free University, Belgium
Dr. Aroon Hingorani
University College London, UK
Prof. Dr. Anke Hinney
University Hospital Essen, Germany
Prof. Sandra Hofmann
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, USA
Prof. Elaine Holmes
Imperial College London, UK
Dr. Michael V. Holmes
University of Pennsylvania, USA
Dr. Stevan Hubbard
Skirball Institute, New York University School of Medicine, USA
Prof. Steve Humphries
Cardiovascular Genetics, BHF Laboratories, UK
Prof. Magnus Ingelman-Sundberg
Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Dr. Nigel Irwin
Ulster University, UK
Prof. Eric Johnson
Dept. of Molecular and Experimental Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Prof. Scott Kahan
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
Prof. Jorge Kalil
University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Dr. Adam J. Katz
University of Florida, USA
Prof. Peter T. Katzmarzyk
Pennington Biomedical Research Center, USA
Prof. Francine Kaufman
Medtronic, Inc., USA
Dr. Jarmo Kaukua
Obesity Research Unit, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
Dr. Kathleen Knights
Flinders University, Australia
Dr. Michael I. Kotlikoff
Cornell University, USA
Prof. Petri Kovanen
Wihuri Research Institute, Helsinki, Finland
Dr. Jan Albert Kuivenhoven
Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Prof. Shiriki Kumanyika
Center for Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Dr. Arun Kumar
University of Delaware, USA
Dr. Jens Kurreck
Institute for Chemistry and Biochemistry, Free University Berlin, Germany
Dr. Christopher Kuzawa
Northwestern University, USA
Dr. Max Lafontan
INSERM, Paul Sabatier University, France
Prof. F. Anthony Lai
Cardiff University School of Medicine, UK
Dr. Vivek Lal
King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Gwénaëlle Le Gall
Quadram Institute, UK
Prof. Rudy Leibel
Columbia University, USA
Prof. William R. Leonard
Northwestern University, USA
Dr. Jane Leopold
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
Prof. Åke Lernmark
Lund University, Sweden
Prof. Derek LeRoith
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Prof. Carel le Roux
University College Dublin, Ireland
Prof. Richard David Leslie
Queen Mary University of London, UK
Dr. Michael Lewiecki
University of New Mexico, USA
Prof. Ruth Loos
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Dr. Karen Lounsbury
University of Vermont, USA
Prof. Gordon Lowe
University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Prof. Ian Macdonald
University of Nottingham Medical School, UK
Prof. Peter Mackenzie
Flinders University, Australia
Prof. Don Mahuran
The Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, Canada
Prof. Stavros Manolagas
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
Dr. Igor Marín de Mas
University of Barcelona, Spain
Prof. Andrew Marks
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, USA
Prof. Cátia Martins
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Prof. Chantal Mathieu
KU Leuven, Belgium
Dr. Patrick Maurel
INSERM, France
Prof. Martin Merkel
University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
Prof. Marek Michalak
University of Alberta, Canada
Prof. John Miners
Flinders University, Australia
Prof. Harald Mischak
University of Glasgow, UK
Prof. Edward T. Morgan
Department of Pharmacology, Emory University of Medicine, USA
Prof. Ralf Morgenstern
Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Prof. Patricia Munroe
Queen Mary's School of Medicine and Dentistry, UK
Prof. Srihari Naidu
New York Medical College, USA
Prof. Victor Navarro
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, USA
Prof. Robert Nerem
Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Prof. Jens Nielsen
Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Prof. Robert Nissenson
University of California, San Francisco, USA
Prof. Anthony Norman
University of California, Riverside, USA
Prof. Jeremy J. N. Oats
University of Melbourne, Australia
Dr. Christopher O'Donnell
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, USA
Dr. José María Oliva Lozano
Universidad de Almería, Spain
Dr. Rikke Olsen
University of Aarhus, Denmark
Prof. Brian Olshansky
University of Iowa, USA
Prof. Gilbert Omenn
University of Michigan, USA
Prof. Trevor J. Orchard
University of Pittsburgh, USA
Prof. Jose Ordovas
Tufts University, USA
Dr. Lucy Osborne
University of Toronto, Canada
Prof. Weihong Pan
BioPotentials Sleep Center, USA
Prof. Ole Petersen
University of Liverpool, UK
Prof. John Petrie
University of Glasgow, UK
Dr. Ines Pineda-Torra
Division of Medicine University College London, UK
Dr. Allyson Pishko
Perelman School of Medicine, USA
Prof. Xavier Pi-Sunyer
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, USA
Prof. Geoffrey S. Pitt
Weill Cornell Medicine, USA
Prof. Giuseppe Poli
University of Torino, Italy
Prof. Walter Pories
East Carolina University, USA
Prof. Joe Proietto
University of Melbourne, Australia
Dr. Diane Proudfoot
Babraham Institute, Cambridge, UK
Dr. Bronislaw Pytowski
ImClone Systems, USA
Prof. Peter Rabinovitch
University of Washington, USA
Prof. Gwendolyn Randolph
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Dr. Scott Reading
University of Utah, USA
Prof. John Reeves
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, USA
Prof. Allan Rettie
University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Prof. Aila Rissanen
Obesity Research Unit, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
Prof. Gordon Roberts
Biological NMR Centre, Department of Biochemistry, University of Leicester, UK
Dr. Reza Salek
The European Bioinformatics Institute, UK
Dr. Aliasger K. Salem
University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, USA
Prof. Wim Saris
Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute Maastricht (NUTRIM), University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
Prof. Naveed Sattar
University of Glasgow, UK
Prof. Philipp Scherer
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Prof. Ulrike Schmidt
King’s College London, UK
Prof. Dale Schoeller
University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Dr. Samantha Scholtz
Imperial College London, West London Mental Health Trust, UK
Dr. Erin Schuetz
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, St Jude Children's Hospital, USA
Dr. Emma L. Schymanski
University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Prof. David Seder
Tufts University School of Medicine, USA
Prof. Jacob Seidell
Free University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Dr. Tina Shah
University College London, UK
Prof. Arya Sharma
Michael G. deGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University, Canada
Prof. Jonathan Shaw
Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Australia
Dr. Pravin Shende
Shobhaben Pratapbhai Patel School of Pharmacy and Technology Management, SVKM’s NMIMS, India
Prof. Paul Sherman
Cornell University, USA
Dr. Peter Siegl
Siegl Pharma Consulting LLC., USA
Prof. Edith Sim
Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford, UK
Dr. Ritu Singh
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, USA
Dr. Mars Skae
Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, UK
Prof. Steven Smith
Pennington Biomedical Research Center, USA
Prof. J. David Spence
Western University, Canada
Dr. Luciano A. Sposato
Western University, Canada
Prof. Anton Stalenhoef
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
Prof. Eberhardt Standl
Munich Diabetes Research Group, Germany
Prof. Dr. Christoph Steinbeck
Friedrich-Schiller-University, Germany
Dr. Jeffrey Stephens
Swansea University, Wales, UK
Prof. Julia Stingl (formerly Kirchheiner)
University of Ulm, Germany
Dr. David Strain
University of Exeter Medical School, UK
Prof. Albert Stunkard
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
Prof. Mary Sugden
Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, UK
Dr. Dan Swerdlow
University College London, UK
Prof. Boyd Swinburn
WHO Collaborating Center for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Australia
Prof. Philippa Talmud
University College London, UK
Prof. Tricia Tan
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, UK
Prof. Maret Traber
Oregon State University, USA
Prof. Mohamed Trebak
Albany Med College Albany, USA
Prof. Richard C. Trembath
Queen Mary University of London, UK
Dr. Paul Turke
The University of Michigan, USA
Prof. Luc Van Gaal
Antwerp University Faculty of Medicine, Belgium
Dr. Filip Van Petegem
University of British Columbia, Canada
Dr. Michal Vrablik
Charles University, Czech Republic
Prof. Thomas Wadden
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
Dr. Andrew Walley
St. George's University of London, UK
Prof. Jeremy Ward
King’s College London, UK
Prof. Jessica Ward
Iowa State University, USA
Prof. David Warnock
University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Prof. Alan Weder
University of Michigan, USA
Dr. Ron Wehrens
Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands
Prof. Richard Weinshilboum
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, USA
Dr. Joachim Weitzel
Department of Reproductive Biology, FBN Dummerstorf, Germany
Dr. Johan A. Westerhuis
University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Prof. Morris White
Children's Hospital, Boston and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA
Prof. John Wilding
University of Liverpool, UK
Dr. James Willerson
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA
Prof. Peter Wilson
Emory University School of Medicine, USA
Dr. Peter Winocour
Clinical Director, ENHIDE, UK
Dr. Anne Wolf
University of Virginia School of Medicine, USA
Prof. F. Susan Wong
Cardiff School of Medicine, UK
Prof. Tien Wong
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Dr. Oscar Yanes
Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Dr. Antonis Zampelas
Agricultural University of Athens, Greece
Dr. Eleftheria Zeggini
University of Oxford, UK
Dr. Nathalie Zgheib
American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Dr. Ping Zhang
Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, USA
Dr. Zhi-Qing Zhao
Emory University, USA
Prof. Paul Zimmet
Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Australia
Prof. Jay Zweier
The Ohio State University, USA