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Vacancy: Editor-in-Chief

Nutrition & Metabolism is seeking to appoint a co-Editor-in-Chief. 

The newly appointed Editor-in-Chief will have full editorial responsibility for the content published in the Journal and for ensuring that the ethos, editorial standards, policies and scope of Nutrition & Metabolism are maintained. They will also be responsible for providing strategic guidance and overseeing the commissioning of non-research content.

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Announcing the launch of In Review

Announcing the launch of In Review

Nutrition & Metabolism, in partnership with Research Square, is now offering In Review. Authors choosing this free optional service will be able to:

  • Share their work with fellow researchers to read, comment on, and cite even before publication
  • Showcase their work to funders and others with a citable DOI while it is still under review
  • Track their manuscript - including seeing when reviewers are invited, and when reports are received 

Presubmission inquiries

Please use the 'Contact our support team' link in SNAPP for all pre-submission inquiries rather than the editors' email addresses. The emails sent via the system will be responded to in a timely manner. 

Featured collection: Special issue on Precision Nutrition

Nutrition & Metabolism has published a special issue on Precision Nutrition in 2020. Co-guest-edited by Dr Martha Field and Dr Anna Thalacker-Mercer from University of Cornell in the USA, the special issue is dedicated to improving our knowledge in precision nutrition.

Aims and scope

Nutrition & Metabolism publishes studies with a clear focus on nutrition and metabolism with applications ranging from nutrition needs, exercise physiology, clinical and population studies, as well as the underlying mechanisms in these aspects.

The areas of interest for Nutrition & Metabolism encompass studies in molecular nutrition in the context of obesity, diabetes, lipedemias, metabolic syndrome and exercise physiology. Manuscripts related to molecular, cellular and human metabolism, nutrient sensing and nutrient–gene interactions are also in interest, as are submissions that have employed new and innovative strategies like metabolomics/lipidomics or other omics-based biomarkers to predict nutritional status and metabolic diseases.

Recent blogs

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Free sugar intake and micronutrient dilution

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Visit Our Nutrition and Sports Science Open Access Research Page

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Visit our dedicated Nutrition and Sports Science page. Find featured articles and blogs, as selected by our Editors, in addition to more information about current and upcoming series.

Editors' profiles

Professor Xu Lin, co-Editor-in-Chief

Professor Xu Lin received her medical degree in China and PhD from Division of Nutritional Science, Cornell University and was trained as a postdoctoral fellow in University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University. She became a professor and a Principal Investigator in Shanghai Institute of Nutrition and Health in SIBS since 2003 and served as the director for Key Laboratory of Nutrition and Metabolism in CAS (2008-16). Dr. Lin’s current research focuses include the effects of gene-gene, gene-environment factors (diet/lifestyle) and gene-phenotype, and their interaction on the development of obesity, related metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes; the predictive roles of omics-based biomarkers for metabolic diseases; nutrition intervention trials for individuals with metabolic disorders and also effects of genetic and non-genetic factors on nutritional requirement. So far, she has published about 100 papers in international reputable journals including Circulation, J Am Coll Cardiol, Diabetes, Am J Clin Nutr, Nature and Nature Genetics.

Professor Marjukka Kolehmainen, co-Editor-in-Chief

Marjukka Kolehmainen is a Professor at the University of East Finland, specialising in Food and Health. Her expertise is within the health effects of diets, foods and food components which she has been studying in acute, short and long term human interventions for over 20 years. Professor Kolehmainen's main scientific interests include the effects of whole grain cereals, rye and berries, and their bioactive compounds from the molecular level to whole body physiology, particularly their effect on inflammation, and more recently on gut microbiota and gut barrier function. She has also studied the interaction between physiological and mental stress, and the impact of stress and recovery on eating behavior.

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