Duo Li is a Professor of nutrition at the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China. Currently, he is the Director of the Nutrition and Food Safety Center of the Asia Pacific Clinical Nutrition Society and is the Deputy Director of the Food Science Institute, Zhejiang University. He has a B.S. degree in medicine from Lanzhou University, China, an M.S. degree in natural products from the University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia, and a Ph.D. degree in nutrition and food science from RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. He was also a Research Fellow at Deakin University and a Senior Research Fellow at RMIT University in Melbourne. He is an Editor of the Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, and he has also served on numerous editorial boards. He has served on numerous international society boards and national government boards. Moreover, he is a Member of FAO/WHO Expert Consultation on Human Nutrition. He is the President-Elect of Asia Pacific Clinical Nutrition Society, and he is the Vice President of Asia Vegetarian Union. He has been a Fellow of the China National Food and Nutrition Consultation Committee and a Standing Committee Member of the China Food Safety Consultation Committee. In addition, he has published more than 200 scientific papers and 6 books or book chapters. In addition, he received the Asia Pacific Clinical Nutrition Society Award in 2007 and an Award for the Promotion of Student Nutrition and Health Tasks in 2004 in China. His research interests are food bioactivity through in vitro studies, animal models, and human clinical trials, chronic safety of foods, the relationship between noncommunicable diseases and habitual dietary intake, and the evaluation of novel foods and potential natural nutrient resources, and finally his work examines how nutrients, food ingredients, and natural products influence the expression of select genes.
Biography Updated on 3 May 2009