Organizing Committee
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Professor, John and Janice Fisher Endowed Chair of Wellness, Associate Director of Fisher Institute of Health and Well-being, Ball State University, Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences
Ball State University , USA
Biography :

Youfa Wang, MD, PhD, MS, FTOS, is Professor, John and Janice Fisher Endowed Chair of Wellness, Associate Director of Fisher Institute of Health and Well-being, Ball State University, founding dean of Xi’an Jiaotong University Global Health Institute, adjunct professor in Johns Hopkins University. Previously, he was Professor, Department Chair in State University of New York at Buffalo; Director of Global Center on Childhood Obesity and Associate Professor at Johns Hopkins University. He has served as WHO and UN expert consultant, Vice President of Chinese Society on Global Health, Chair of American Society for Nutrition Nutritional Epidemiology Section, Chair of The Obesity Society (TOS) Pediatric Obesity Section. He has expertise in epidemiology, nutrition, childhood obesity, chronic diseases. As internationally-known expert, he has over 250 publications. As PI, he has secured $23 million NIH research grants including a >$16 million NIH U54 center grant. He has fostered transdisciplinary and international collaborations.

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TriSguide Limited , Japan
Biography :

Masahiro Onuma has expertise in oxidative disease prevention to use non-medical product based on GSK’s experience of Allopurinol which is the strongest anti-oxidant efficacy in this world. He creates a new indication of Allopurinol for stomatitis induced by cancer treatment which was approved by the Japanese Cancer treatment committee to propose a new mechanism of Allopurinol for anti-oxidant. And now, there are so many new research papers of Allopurinol in the world.

Research Interest :

Food Science and Technology Diabetes

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President and Founder
Karen Burke Research Foundation , USA
Biography :

Karen Burke completed her Ph.D. in Biophysics from Cornell University, post-doctoral research at Cornell University Medical College and The Rockefeller University, and her M.D and Dermatology Residency at New York University. She is presently a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine. She has published more than 75 original research articles and book chapters and has presented at more than 190 medical conferences about her research on topical antioxidants to prevent and reverse environmental skin damage as well as on topical retinoic acid, soft-tissue injections and adipocyte structure and metabolism. She has written seven popular books on diet, exercise, and skincare (including Thin Thighs for Life, Great Skin for Life). She is a Governor of the NY Academy of Sciences, a Board Member of NY Stem Cell Foundation and Parkinson’s Foundation, and is Founder-President of the Karen Burke Research Foundation and of Longévité, Ltd.

Research Interest :

Food Science and Technology Diabetes

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University of Sunderland , United Kingdom
Biography :

Dr Derek Watson Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, founder of the Faculty ‘Business Clinic’ and the Doctoral lead for the University’s ‘Research Fridays’ programme and has rich experience of mapping skills requirements in emerging sectors. Dr Watson has extensive links and networks as a result of sourcing and embedding external engagement opportunities across the curriculum, with an international portfolio of clients and contacts, such as the British Cabinet Office, Indian Government Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Dubai Police and Canon International. His research focuses on academic-industry collaboration, investigating the impact of knowledge exchange and food safety cultural compliance. He actively documenting his consultancy experience via international academic journals and has delivered lectures and seminars at universities and symposiums on a global scale. He has been appointed on the editorial board for the ‘International Journal of Academic Research in Management’. Dr Watson is also a Doctoral External Examiner, academic reviewer of several international journals and currently employed as ‘External Examiner’ for Staffordshire University DBA programmes in Business & Law. In addition, a Visiting Professor at Sias Business School and Sias Academy for Open Innovation at Sias International University in China, the Technological University of Panama and Senior Research Fellow at the Cyprus Business School, Cyprus.

Research Interest :

Food Science and Technology

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Visiting Professor and Chief Editor, Food Science and Technology
University of Chester , United Kingdom
Biography :

Christopher Smith completed his BSc (Applied Biology) and PhD (Chemistry) at Salford University. He started research at the North East Wales Institute (Glyndwr University), where he developed immunoassays for the Food Industry. He moved to industry, where he worked on both Medical and Food Diagnostics. In 2002, he returned to Academy and became Editor of Food and Agricultural Immunology and the International Journal of Food Science and Technology. He became Director of the Manchester Food Research Centre in 2010. He retired from full-time work in 2014 but continues to edit a number of Food related journals and to supervise research students.

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President and CEO
Plant Based Society , USA
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Medical Research Scientist
EclaireMD Foundation , USA
Biography :

Gerald C. Hsu received an honorable PhD in mathematics and majored in engineering at MIT. He attended different universities over 17 years and studied 7 academic disciplines. He has spent 20,000 hours in T2D research. First, he studied 6 metabolic diseases and food nutrition during 2010-2013, then conducted his own diabetes research during 2014-2018. His approach is a “quantitative medicine” based on mathematics, physics, optical and electronics physics, engineering modeling, signal processing, computer science, big data analytics, statistics, machine learning, and AI also known as “math-physical medicine”. His main focus is on preventive medicine using prediction tools. He believes that the better the prediction, the more control you have.

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American Celiac Society , USA
Biography :

Annette C Bentley has obtained MS degree in medical education from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2003. She has also obtained a MS degree in food science from Louisiana State University in May of 2013. She founded and serves as the President of the American Celiac Society. She has been published in the Journal of General Psychology and the Who sprue (American Celiac Newsletter) the lifeline (CSAUSA newsletter) and the Eucharistic ministry. She has done many presentations at conference throughout the world.

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Principal investigator, Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine
Hitachi General Hospital, Japan , Japan
Biography :

Kensuke Nakamura, primary outcome is muscle volume from myself to clinical practice 2002: Medical Doctor, graduate from Tokyo University, Japan 2002: resident in Tokyo University Hospital, Japan 2005: Internal medicine, Ohta-Nishinouchi Hospital, Japan 2007: Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Tokyo University Hospital, Japan 2012: Chief of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Hitachi General Hospital, Japan 2014: Doctor of Philosophy, graduate from Tokyo University, Japan

Research Interest :

Expert of PICS/ICU-AW, Critical Care Nutrition, ICU Rehabilitation, Muscle Training

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Professor, Food Science and Nutrition
National Research Center in Egypt , Egypt
Biography :

Prof. Saneya Abd Alazim Wahba: Professor of Nutrition, Child health Dept. National Research Cente. She is interested in planning and conducting quantitative and qualitative nutrition surveys, as well as their data analysis. Nutrition education is one of her best areas for different categories of the community especially for the promotion of healthy eating and physical activity. Served as Head of child health Department (2002-2005). UNU Fellow to Dunn Nutrition Lab, Cambridge University. IUNS membership (1991-1995) Committee of Nutritional Anthropology. Bronze Medal from the National Research Center, Egypt for Scientific Achievements had many consultations with Many foreign agencies as USAID, SAVE the CHILDREN, NAMRU, UNICEF, WHO (mainly to work in poor areas in Upper Egypt). Recently with her colleges implementing nutrition education program for mothers of children under five.

Research Interest :

Expert of PICS/ICU-AW, Critical Care Nutrition, ICU Rehabilitation, Muscle Training

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