Journal of Probiotics & Health

Journal of Probiotics & Health
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-8901

+44 1223 790975


Dr Vinod Nikhra

Dr Vinod Nikhra, MD
medical associate, Clinical Endocrinology


• Fellow – International Medical Sciences Academy • Fellow – Royal Society of Medicine, London • Life member - Association of Physicians of India, Cardiological Society of India, Indian College of Interventional Cardiology, Indian Rheumatology Association, Indian Society of Nephrology, Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology. Indian Society of Haemodialysis, Delhi Society of Haematology, Association of Physicians of India – Delhi Chapter, Cardiological Society of India – Delhi Chapter, Indian Medical Association. • Member - Alumni of Association, Department of Nephrology, I.M.S., Banaras Hindu University; Member – National Kidney Foundation, USA; Long term member – European Society of Endocrinology. • President – Association for Health in Middle Aged, an NGO, registered with Registrar of Societies, Government of National Capital Region.

Research Interest

Tetsuya Mine

Tetsuya Mine
Professor and Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
University of Tokai School of Medicine, Japan


1978 -M.D., Graduate University of Tokyo School of Medicine
1989- Ph.D. (Doctor of Medical Science) University of Tokyo School of Medicine

1978-Research Fellow in Gastroenterology and Hepatology Professional Training and Employment
1982-Instructor, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Department of Internal Medicine,University of Tokyo School of Medicine
1991-Assistant Professor, Medical Institute of Tokyo University
1997-Assistant professor, Department of Internal Medicine,University of Tokyo School of Medicine
2001-Professor and Chief , Department of Internal Medicine,University of Tokai School of Medicine
2004-Director of Gastroenterogical Center,Professor and Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology,
Department of Internal Medicine,University of Tokai School of Medicine
2005-Director of Gastroenterological Center-Present

Academic Activities
1) Domestic Society
President of The Japanese Society of Gastroenterology and its branch society
(capital region)
Director of The Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society and its branch society
Councilor of The Japan Society of Hepatology and its branch society

Councilor of The Japan Endocrine Society
Councilor of The Japanese Society of Ulcer Research
Councilor of The Japanese Society for Gastric Cancer Research
Councilor of The Japanese Society for Gastroenterological Carcinogenesis

2) Foreign Society
Active member of American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Active member of American Gastroenterological Association

Active member of American Physiological Society
Active member of Pancreas
Active member of IASGO

Editor of Digestive Endoscopy (in English)
Editorial board of the Journal of Gastroenterology
Editor of Endoscopia Digestiva (in Japanese)
Editor of GI Research (in Japanese)

Journal of GastroenterologyJounal of Hepatology
Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Hepatology ResearchJournal of Clinical Oncology
Journal of Internal Medicine

Young investigator award of the Japan Society of HepatologyAwards of the Japanese Foundation for Reseach Endoscopy
Best Review
Award of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy

Research Interest

Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Hepatitis,pancreatitis, cholangitis, cancer of pancreas, biliary, HCC


Dr.Kayode Adu

Dr.Kayode Adu
Probiotic Specialist and Consultant, Merieux NutriSciences


Creative and analytical Food Safety and Probiotic Scientist with 5+ years’ experience in academics and industry with a PhD in Probiotic Research from a leading Food Safety and Innovation Centre, Tasmania Institute of Agriculture, University of Tasmania, Australia, with improved protocols developed and novel discoveries published in high-ranked journals plus extensive Microbiology analytical, Research and Consulting services rendered to key pharmaceutical, food and probiotic manufacturing companies in Australia, New Zealand and Asia in compliance with Therapeutic Goods Administration requirements and strict Good Laboratory Practices.

Innovative Research Scientist with competitive experience in managing and coordinating pharmaceutical-, food- and probiotic-product analysis at commercial level in my role as the Research Scientist and Probiotic Specialist – Scientific Services Centre, Merieux Nutrisciences Australia, Melbourne, managing difficult projects related to product shelf-life, microbial analysis, method validation, method verification, stability investigation, challenge studies and other bespoke projects.

Research Interest

Omics - proteomics and genomics | Bioremediation | Bio-nanotechnology | Probiotics| Food shelf-life extension | Industrial/Environmental Microbiology | Food System, Quality and Safety