Prof. Louay Labban has completed his PhD from La Sale University in the USA in 1995 on the effect of polyphenols and isoflavones on the immunomodulation therapy. His postdoctoral studies were done at Lund University in Sweden. Prof. Labban finished his M.Sc from University of Newcastle upon Tyne in England. He has been a professor of clinical nutrition at TeSham Academy since 2016. Before that he taught at A’Sharqiyah University in the Sultanate of Oman and before that, he taught different nutrition courses in several universities in the USA in addition, he also worked for well-known pharmaceutical companies as a head of nutrition assessment team studying the effect of newly developed medications on the nutritional status of patients. He has published more than 35 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of scientific journals. Professor Labban is affiliated with American Overseas Dietetic Association (AODA).
Prof. Louay Labban research interest is The relationship between vitamin D and type 2 diabetes, The relationship between probiotics and diabetes, The association between physical activity and obesity, The use of herbs such as rosemary in treatment of diabetes and high cholesterol level.