Andrew J. McAinch

Victoria University, Australia

Andrew J. McAinch received his Ph.D. degree in molecular physiology, in August 2005, after obtaining an M.S. degree in nutrition and dietetics. Andrew works as an accredited practicing dietitian and accredited exercise physiologist in private practice. McAinch therefore has the unique ability to mix clinical expertise in nutrition and dietetics and exercise physiology with molecular physiology expertise to ensure application of scientific endeavors to the public. His research team aims to advance knowledge of the regulation of skeletal muscle metabolism particularly via different types of fats, adipokines, and pharmaceutical compounds to assist management of obesity and associated comorbidities, particularly diabetes. He also has a research interest in sports nutrition and research aimed at improving sporting performance. His research laboratory utilizes human primary skeletal muscle myotubes as well as animal models of health and disease. McAinch serves currently as the Treasurer of the Australian New Zealand Obesity Society and Member of the Dietitians Association of Australia. He serves also at the Editorial Board of PPAR Research and as an Associate Editor for Nutrition and Dietetics.

Biography Updated on 30 December 2013

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