Dr Khue Vu Nguyen is currently Full Project Scientist in the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of California, San Diego, USA. He has studied at the University Louis Pasteur, France, and received a BS in Biochemistry, MS in Molecular Biology, PhD in Macromolecular Physical Chemistry, and another PhD in Physical Sciences (Doctorat d’Etat es Sciences Physiques). He has worked as a scientist in different French and US research institutions and companies.
He is the author and co-author of numerous publications and holder of many patents. He is listed in Who’s Who in the World and Who’s Who in America, and is a member of various academic organizations such as the American Society for Microbiology and the American Chemical Society. He is an invited reviewer of scientific journals such as Molecular Genetics and Metabolism and AGE: Journal of the American Aging Association.
He is also an editorial board member of scientific journals including the International Journal of Medicine and Molecular Medicine and the Open Journal of Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases. He is scientific reviewer for grant proposals of the Metabolic Disease Two (MB-2) of the Peer Review Medical Research Program (PRMRP) for the US Department of Defense's Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP).
His current research includes genetic diseases, neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders, and cancer.