Long Tan Lecturer

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Long Tan Lecturer

Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene



I major in the teaching and research on nutrition and food hygiene. I mainly interested in the basic nutritional research on the trace element, iodine and thyroid’s functions and diseases. I also focus on the effects of phytochemicals to brain functions, such as Alzheimer’s disease. I am rich in the experience on epidemiological study, in vivo and vitro research.

Research direction

Nutrition, mainly focus on trace elements nutrition and diseases, and biofunctions of phytochemicals and brain functions.


B.S. Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, P.R. China, 2006

M.D. Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, P.R. China, 2009

Ph.D. Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, P.R. China, 2013

Professional Experience

2013- Instructor, Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China



National Nature Science foundation. Study on the mechanism of goiter caused by excessive iodine intake based on the pathway of Pax8. (Gran t NO: 81703218). 2018.1-2020.12. 200,000 RMB.


Tianjin Medical University Science Fund. Survey on the impact of different iodine intake on the breast milk iodine excretion of lactating women. (Gran t NO: 2014KYQ24): 2014-2016. 10,000 RMB


1) Long Tan#, Xiaoxiao Tian, Wenqiang Wang, Xiaohui Guo, Zhangna Sang, Xiang Li, Pan Zhang, Yu Sun, Caiyun Tang, Zhen Xu, Jun Shen*, Wanqi Zhang*. Exploration of the appropriate recommended nutrient intake of iodine in healthy Chinese women: an iodine balance experiment. Br J Nutr. 2018 Dec 11:1-31. doi: 10.1017/S0007114518003653.

2) Long Tan, Hongpeng Yang, Wei Pang, Haiqiang Li, Wei Liu, ShoudanSun, Nan Song, Wanqi Zhang, Yugang Jiang. Investigation on the Role of BDNFin the Benefits of Blueberry Extracts for the Improvement of Learningand Memoryin Alzheimer's Disease Mouse Model. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 2017.01.01, 56(2): 629~640.

3) Long Tan, Zhongna Sang, Jun Shen, Hua Liu, Wen Chen, Na Zhao, Wei Wei, Guiqin Zhang,Wanqi Zhang. Prevalence of thyroid dysfunction with adequate and excessive iodine intake in Hebei province, China (R.P.): Iodine supplementation should be tailored. Public Health Nutr. 2015,18(9): 1692-7.

4) Long Tan, HongpengYang, Wei Pang, HaoLu, YandanHu, Jing Li, ShijunLu, WanqiZhang, YugangJiang. Cyanidin-3-O-galactoside and Blueberry Extracts Supplementation Improves Spatial Memory and Regulates Hippocampal ERK Expression in Senescence-accelerated Mice. Biomed Environ Sci. 2014,27(3):186-96.

5) Long tan, Haiqiang Li, Hongpeng Yang, Wei Pang, Wei Liu, Shoudan Sun, Yugang Jiang. Effects of Blueberry Extract on Antioxidant Capacity inAPP/PS1 Transgenic Mice. Acta Nutrimenta Sinica. 2014,36(6): 565-569

6) Long Tan, ZhongnaSang, Jun Shen, YuntangWu, ZhaixiaoYao, JinxiangZhang, Na Zhao, WanqiZhang. Selenium Supplementation Alleviates Autoimmune Thyroiditis by Regulating Expression of Th1/Th2 Cytokines. Biomed Environ Sci. 2013, 26(11): 687-691.

Postgraduate training


Recruits students specialized


Membership of Academic Society



1. 2017 Chinese Society of Nutrition Science and Technology Awards, Beijing, China.

2. 2016 Scientific and technological progress awards of Chinese ministry. Beijing, China.

3. 2016 Tianjin scientific and technological progress awards. Tianjin, China.