Editorial Board

Metabolism and Nutrition in Oncology

J. Arends, Germany
H. Bertz, Germany
H.K. Biesalski, Germany

Managing Editor
P. Urbain, Germany

Special Section Editors
C. Busch, Tübingen (Nutrition and Dermato-Oncology)
J. Frank, Bonn (Phytochemicals)
S. Venturelli, Tübingen (Internal Medicine)

Advisory Board
E. Holm, Germany
A. Laviano, Italy
K. Mross, Germany
F. Strasser, Switzerland

Jann Arends, MD, Freiburg Germany - Editor

Dr. Arends from the Department of Medical Oncology at the Tumor Biology Center in Freiburg heads the Gastroenterology and Nutrition Unit as well as the Outpatient Clinic at the Tumor Biology Center in Freiburg. He is also a practicing internist. Dr. Arends received his medical training in internal medicine and gastroenterology from the University Hospital of Göttingen and Washington University School of Medicine. He is board certified in various medical specialties including internal medicine, gastroenterology, hematology and medical oncology, and medical nutrition. His work is dedicated to gastrointestinal and neuroendocrine tumors, clinical nutrition, cancer cachexia and diagnostic ultrasound.

Hartmut Bertz, MD, Freiburg Germany - Editor

Professor Hartmut Bertz is Head of the Department of Nutrition and Supportive Care and Deputy of the Department of Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation at the University Hospital Freiburg. As a practicing internist and physician nutrition specialist he studied medicine at the Universities of Frankfurt and Freiburg. Much of his research focusses on medical nutrition, especially malnutrition, supportive care, allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation, clinical infectious diseases and gastrointestinal tumour oncology.

Hans Konrad Biesalski, MD, PhD, Stuttgart Germany - Editor

Professor Hans Konrad Biesalski is currently heading the Department of Biological Chemistry and Nutrition at the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart, where he is also acting director of the Food Security Center. A trained physician, he has 18 years of research experience in retinoids and their actions on cellular growth and differentiation, vitamin A, and human health, especially lung diseases. More recently, his research activities have concentrated on antioxidants, reactive oxygen species and their role in human nutrition. For over 10 years he has been working in the field of malnutrition in cancer patients. He is also European Editor of Nutrition and is currently serving on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Nutrition & Metabolism.

Paul Urbain, PhD, Freiburg Germany - Managing Editor

Dr. Paul Urbain is a nutrition scientist and currently a postdoc and scientific assistant at the Medical Center of the University of Freiburg. Originally from Luxemburg, he studied nutritional science and biochemistry at the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart and completed his PhD in 2012 at the University of Freiburg. In 2011 he received the Max-Rubner-Prize (€ 5.000) by the 'Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ernährung' for his exceptional achievements in clinical nutritional research.