Full First Name(s)
Meghit Boumediene
Title (honorific)
Academic Qualifications
PhD (2006, Djillali Liabes University, Algeria); MSc (2008, Djillali Liabes University, Algeria); BA (2012, Djillali Liabes University, Algeria)
Brief Biography (English)

Prof Méghit Boumédiène Khaled, is a Distinguished Professor of Biology and Nutrition. He graduated from Djillali Liabes University of Sidi-Bel-Abbes. He obtained a Research Fellow in December 2014 in Malaysia. In 2015 he was awarded the certificate of Professor with distinction from the Ministry of Higher Education with the highest honor and recognition. His research interests are in the field of nutrition and non-communicable diseases with a public health perspective. Actually, Prof. Khaled is the head of a research laboratory (Lab-NuPABS) Laboratoire de Nutrition, Pathologie, Agro-biotechnologie & Santé (www.lab-nupabs.com). His MSc and PhD dissertation was on the effect of Ramadan fasting on obese patients with type 2 diabetes. He has been conducting research in this area for over 20 years. He is also interested in the health of groups of adolescents and children as well as eating habits. In recent years he has been working on developing meta-analyzes on the relationship between cancer, nutrition and metabolic syndrome, colorectal adenoma, effect of carotenoids. Models of the Mediterranean diet in relation to the development of certain types of cancer, particularly colorectal. He has coordinated and served as investigator on a large number of research projects in the field of nutrition, food science and food security. He serves as an expert consultant and scientific council member of the Thematic Agency of Research in Health Sciences (ATRSS) and member of the Algerian Society of Nutrition (SAN). He added more than thirty conferences to his skills and talents, as official speaker of multi-awarded programs promoting good nutrition in his country. In 2015, he was the chairman of the 1st CNDR “Conference on Nutrition and Diabetes during Ramadan”. Prof Khaled has published several papers related to nutrition and health and on Ramadan fasting diet and diabetes. In 2016, he founded an international open access journal called The North African Journal of Food and Nutrition Research (ISSN: 2588-1582; https://www.najfnr.org, of which he is the editor-in-chief. Prof Khaled is a founding member of the Algerian Journal of Health Sciences - AJHS”. He is also a reviewer editor in “Frontiers in Clinical Nutrition”, “Diabetes Obesity and Metabolism”, “Pathology - Research and Practice” “Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition - ICDDR B ”, “ Journal of Research in Medical Sciences”,“ Diabetes Research and Treatment ” “Industrial Crops and Products” “African Health Sciences” “ International Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism ”, etc. and member in the advisory board of Heliyon journal. Elsevier - www.cell.com.

Job Title
Primary Organisation
Djillali Liabes University
Website Address for Primary Organisation
African Country
African Region
North Africa