Naim Akhtar Khan

Professor at the Université de Bourgogne

Member of the Standing Committee for Outreach and Engagement 2022-2025

Dr Naim Khan is Professor of Physiology (Exceptional Class) at Burgundy University, Dijon (France). He is Head of a research team on Nutritional Physiology & Toxicology, affiliated to Inserm Research Center (UMR1231). He is principal (co)authors of more than 250 research peer-reviewed articles. He is the Editor of Nutrients, PlosOne and J Clin Med. He has been visiting professor at U Chiba, Japan and U Cagliari, Italy. He is Fellow of Royal Society of Biology, UK. He has been Innolec laureate at Masaryk University, Czech Republic; awarded the Robert Naqué Prize by the Société de Physiologie (France); Nutrition & Food Excellence Prize by National Academy of Medicine (France) and nominated as Ambassador for Research by the Burgundy State (France). He founded a start-up “Ektah” that obtained the iLab Prize (France). Dr Khan has been Secretary General and is acting as Secretary for International Affairs at the Société de Physiologie (France). He is founding member of the African Society of Physiology and Physiopathology, Senegal. He is expert-member in different commissions like ATRBSA Algeria; National ANR France; InnovIris Belgium; National Agency for Food Security (Anses) France. He has been collaborating on obesity physiology with India, Morocco, Tunisia, Benin, Senegal and Ivory Coast.

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