Faidon Magkos

Harvard Medical School, USA

Faidon Magkos works as a Lecturer Elect in nutrition and metabolism of macronutrients at the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece. He is currently undertaking a Research Fellowship at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Department of Endocrinology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He obtained the Ph.D. degree in lipoprotein metabolism (2008), the M.S. degree in exercise nutrition and metabolism (2004), and the B.S. degree in nutrition and dietetics (2000). His research interests include human nutrition and its association with health and disease, metabolic abnormalities in obesity, insulin resistance, and cardiovascular disorders, energy and substrate metabolism under normal and pathological conditions, regulation of lipoprotein metabolism, and techniques for human metabolic investigation in vivo and translational research. He has published more than 75 peer-reviewed articles, received more than 750 citations, served in the Editorial Board of Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental, and peer-reviewed more than 40 articles for 15 different journals.

Biography Updated on 23 January 2011

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