Dr. Ángel Gil Hernández
Director of the Executive Committee
President of the Iberomerican Nutrition Foundation (FINUT). Full Professor Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology II. Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology, University of Granada.
BiographyFull Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Granada, Spain and Head of the Research Excellence Group CTS-461 on Nutritional Biochemistry.
President of the Spanish Society of Nutrition (SEÑ).
President of the Iberomerican Nutrition Foundation (FINUT).
Manager Director R&D Puleva SA and Abbott Lab from 1983 to 1994 and 1995 to 1996, respectively.
Former Director of the Foundation University of Granada-Enterprise from 2001 to 2004.
President and Chairman of the International Congress of Nutrition 2013.
Member of the Spanish Academy of Nutrition and President of the Spanish Scientific Committee of Bread.
Associate-Editor of Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism and member of the Advisory Board of a number of selected nutrition jounals
More than 340 articles published in peer-review journals and more than 100 book chapters.
Editor-in Chief of the Tratado de Nutrición, a textbook written in Spanish with 4 volumes and an Web site.
Supervisor of 45 PhD Thesis and 15 Master Degree Thesis.
Field of research: Infant nutrition, childhood obesity, nutrigenomics, probiotics and its association with prepubertal hormonal and metabolic changes related to early onset of metabolic syndrome.