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Inflammation and oxidative stress
Non commuinicable diseases
Dr. Torsten Bohn is a food chemist and nutritionist by training. He is currently heading the Nutrition and Health Group at the Luxembourg Institute of Health, at the Department of Population Health. He is also an adjunct associate Professor at Luxembourg University, where he is teaching. Furthermore, he is Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research since 2014. Other activities include his being part of the NutriScore Expert Panel and EFSA’s panel on Nutrition, Novel Foods and Food Allergens. His main research field is micronutrients and phytochemicals, their digestion, metabolism and relation to chronic diseases, especially those characterized by oxidative stress and inflammation. He authored over 125 scientific publications, with a current H-index (google scholar) of 44.
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
ADR, ADR, University of Luxembourg
Award Date: 13 Mar 2018
PhD, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
1998 → 2002
Award Date: 1 Mar 2002
Master, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
1992 → 1998
Award Date: 1 Dec 1997
Panel Member NDA, European Food Safety Authority
Jul 2021 → …
Nutri-Score Panel Expert, Ministry of Consumer Protection, Luxembourg
1 Jan 2021 → …
Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Luxembourg
2016 → …
Editor-in-Chief, International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research
2014 → …
Project Leader and Research Unit Leader, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology
Feb 2007 → Dec 2015
Post-doctoral Researcher, Ohio State University
Jan 2003 → Oct 2006
PhD Student, ETH Zurich
Jan 1998 → Dec 2002
- QP Physiology
- Oxidative stress
- Q Science (General)
- RB Pathology
- Non communicable diseases
- Digestive diseases
- S Agriculture (General)
- Food science
- Food production
- Secondary plant metabolites
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CaroProt: Bioavailability of Carotenoids – Influence of Co-ingested Proteins
Bohn, T., Borel, P., Larondelle, Y. & Iddir, M.
FNR - Fonds National de la Recherche
1/02/17 → 30/04/21
CAROFIBER: Interactions of carotenoids and dietary fiber – implications for bioavailability and colonic degradation
Bohn, T., Desai, M. & Shukla, A.
1/05/23 → 30/04/27
Dietary intake of adult residents in luxembourg taking part in two cross-sectional studies—oriscav-lux (2007–2008) and oriscav-lux 2 (2016–2017)Vahid, F., Brito, A., Le Coroller, G., Vaillant, M., Samouda, H., Bohn, T. & ORISCAV Working Group, 7 Dec 2021, In: Nutrients. 13, 12, 4382.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-reviewOpen Access4 Citations (Scopus)
Mechanistic aspects of carotenoid health benefits-where are we now?Bohn, T., Bonet, M. L., Borel, P., Keijer, J., Landrier, J. F., Milisav, I., Ribot, J., Riso, P., Winklhofer-Roob, B., Sharoni, Y., Corte-Real, J., Van Helden, Y., Loizzo, M. R., Poljšak, B., Porrini, M., Roob, J., Trebše, P., Tundis, R., Wawrzyniak, A., Rühl, R., & 1 others, 1 Dec 2021, In: Nutrition Research Reviews. 34, 2, p. 276-302 27 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article › peer-reviewOpen Access31 Citations (Scopus)
Influence of dietary proteins on relevant aspects of carotenoid bioavailabilityIddir, M., 2 Jun 2022, Universite Catholique de Louvain. 476 p.
Research output: Types of Thesis › Doctoral ThesisFile53 Downloads (Pure)
Association of diet quality indices with serum and metabolic biomarkers in participants of the ORISCAV-LUX-2 studyVahid, F., Hoge, A., Hébert, J. R., Bohn, T., Alkerwi, A., Noppe, S., Delagardelle, C., Beissel, J., Chioti, A., Stranges, S., Schmit, J. C., Lair, M. L., D’Incau, M., Pastore, J., Aguayo, G., Le Coroller, G., Vaillant, M., Samouda, H., Appenzeller, B., Malisoux, L., & 10 others, 14 Mar 2023, (E-pub ahead of print) In: European Journal of Nutrition.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-reviewOpen Access1 Citation (Scopus)
Carotenoids and Their Health Benefits as Derived via Their Interactions with Gut MicrobiotaEroglu, A., Al'Abri, I. S., Kopec, R. E., Crook, N. & Bohn, T., Mar 2023, In: Advances in Nutrition. 14, 2, p. 238-255 18 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article › peer-reviewOpen Access1 Citation (Scopus)