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Metabolic Syndrome
and Related Disorders

Editor-in-Chief: Ishwarlal (Kenny) Jialal, MD, PhD

ISSN: 1540-4196 • Online ISSN: 1557-8518 • 10 Issues Annually

Current Volume: 14

Latest Impact Factor* is 1.976

*2014 Journal Citation Reports® published by Thomson Reuters, 2015

Editorial Board


Ishwarlal (Kenny) Jialal, MD, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Internal Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism)
Director of the Laboratory for Atherosclerosis and Metabolic Research, Director, Special Chemistry and Toxicology
Davis Medical Center, Sacramento and Staff Endocrinologist
Sacramento VA Medical Center, CA
Sacramento, CA
Phone: (916) 734-6592
Fax: (916) 734-6593

Associate Editors

Nicola Abate, MD
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Galveston, TX


Mandeep Bajaj, MD, FRCP 
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Andrew Bremer, MD, PhD
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Editorial Board

Abayomi O. Akanji, MD, PhD
Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait

Mohamed Ali, MD
University of California, Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, CA

Joshua I. Barzilay, MD

Kaiser Permanente of Georgia
Atlanta, GA

Lars Berglund, MD, PhD
University of California
Davis, CA

Bharat Bhushan, PhD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Christopher L. Bowlus, MD
University of California, Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, CA

Ajay Chaudhuri, MBBS 
State University of New York
Buffalo, NY

James R. Churilla, PhD, MPH, MS, FACSM
University of North Florida
Jacksonville, FL

Anil A Chuturgoon, PhD
University of KwaZulu-Natal
Durban, South Africa

Ada Cuevas, MD, MSc
Clinica Las Condes
Santiago, Chile

Cyrus Desouza, MBBS, FACE
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE

Sridevi Devaraj, PhD, DABCC, FACB 
Texas Children's Hospital
Houston, TX

Asokan Devarajan, PhD
University of California
Los Angeles, CA    

Sandeep Dhindsa, MD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Odessa, TX

Alessandro Doria, MD, PhD, MPH
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

P. Barton Duell, MD
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, OR

Rajiv T. Erasmus, MBBS
University of Stellenbosch and National Health
   Laboratory Services (NHLS)
Cape Town, South Africa

Gian Paolo Fadini, MD
University of Padova Medical School
Padova, Italy

Eric S. Freedland, MD
Boston, MA

Rajesh Garg, MD
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

W. Timothy Garvey, MD 
University of Alabama at Birmingham
   Birmingham VA Medical Center
Birmingham, AL  

Scott Grundy, MD
University of Texas Southwestern
Dallas, TX

Olga T. Gupta, MD
UT Southwestern Medical Center 
Dallas, TX

Fawaz G. Haj, DPhil
University of California
Davis, CA

Pawan Hari, MD, MPH
Park Nicollet Clinic
Saint Louis Park, MN

Sushil K. Jain, PhD
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Shreveport, LA

Peter T. Katzmarzyk, PhD, FACSM
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Baton Rouge, LA

Srividya (Vidya) Kidambi, MD, MS
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Isabelle Lemieux, PhD
Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie
   de Québec
Québec, Canada

William Lewis, MD
University of California-Davis

Valentina Medici, MD
University of California
Davis, CA

Jason A. Mendoza, MD, MPH
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, WA

Shailesh B. Patel, BM, ChB, DPhil, FRCP
University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

Marcus G. Pezzolesi, PhD, MPH
Joslin Diabetes Center
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Stephen S. Rich, PhD
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

Manfredi Rizzo, MD, PhD
University of Palermo, Italy
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC

Susan L. Samson, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FACE
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Souvik Sarkar, MD, PhD
University of California, Davis
Sacramento, CA 

Saul Schaefer, MD
University of California
Davis, CA

Sabyasachi Sen, MD, FRCP, FACP, FACE
The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Washington, DC   

David Siegel, MD, MPH
VA Northern California Health Care System
   University of California, Davis Medical School
Sacramento, CA

Lori J. Sokoll, PhD
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Baltimore, MD

Norbert Stefan, MD
University of Tübingen
Tübingen, Germany

Francene Steinberg, PhD, RD
University of California
Davis, CA

Anne E. Sumner, MD, FAHA, FACP
NIDDK, NIH, Bethesda

Arthur Swislocki, MD
VA Northern California Health Care System
University of California, Davis Medical School
Sacramento, CA

Giovanni Targher, MD
University of Verona Medical School
Verona, Italy

Karla A. Temple, PhD, RD
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Marius Trøseid, MD, PhD
University of Oslo
Oslo, Norway

Gloria L. Vega, PhD
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Sonia Vega-López, PhD
Arizona State University
Mesa, AZ

Naval K. Vikram, MD
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
New Delhi, India

William E. Winter, MD
University of Florida
Gainesville, Fl

Nathan D. Wong, PhD, FACC, FAHA  
University of California-Irvine

Editorial Assistant

Romini Jialal

The views, opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations set forth in any Journal article are solely those of the authors of those articles and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy or position of the Journal, its Publisher, its editorial staff or any affiliated Societies and should not be attributed to any of them.

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