Short CV/Education and training

  • 2009
    PostDoc, University of Glasgow, Nutrition

  • 2005 – 2008
    PostDoc, University of Glasgow – Medical Sciences / Gastroenterology

  • 2001 – 2005
    PhD, Biological Sciences, Warwick HRI

  • 2000 – 2001
    BSc, Biological Sciences, Coventry University, UK

  • 1998 – 2000
    DUT, Génie Biologique, Lyon, France

Selected publications

  • Combet, E., Vlassopoulos, A., Mölenberg, F., Gressier, M., Privet, L., Wratten, C., Sharif, S., Vieux, F., Lehmann, U. and Masset, G. (2017) Testing the capacity of a multi-nutrient profiling system to guide food and beverage reformulation: results from five national food composition databases. Nutrients, 9(4), 406. (doi:10.3390/nu9040406) (PMID:28430118)

  • Palma Duran, S. A., Vlassopoulos, A., Lean, M., Govan, L. and Combet, E. (2017) Nutritional intervention and impact of polyphenol on glycohaemoglobin (HbA1c) in non-diabetic and type 2 diabetic subjects: systematic review and meta-analysis. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 57(5), pp. 975-986. (doi:10.1080/10408398.2014.973932) (PMID:25746842)

  • Combet, E., Bouga, M., Pan, B., Lean, M.E.J. and Christopher, C.O. (2015) Iodine and pregnancy – a UK cross-sectional survey of dietary intake, knowledge and awareness. British Journal of Nutrition, 114(1), pp. 108-117. (doi:10.1017/S0007114515001464) (PMID:26005740)

  • Silva, S., Bronze, M. R., Figueira, M. E., Siwy, J., Mischak, H., Combet, E. and Mullen, W. (2015) Impact of a 6-wk olive oil supplementation in healthy adults on urinary proteomic biomarkers of coronary artery disease, chronic kidney disease, and diabetes (types 1 and 2): a randomized, parallel, controlled, double-blind study. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 101(4), pp. 44-54. (doi:10.3945/ajcn.114.094219) (PMID:25527749)

  • Buckton, C. , Lean, M. E.J. and Combet, E. (2015) 'Language is the source of misunderstandings'–impact of terminology on public perceptions of health promotion messages. BMC Public Health, 15, 579. (doi:10.1186/s12889-015-1884-1)

  • Vlassopoulos, A., Combet, E. and Lean, M. (2014) Changing distributions of body size and adiposity with age. International Journal of Obesity, 38(6), pp. 857-864. (doi:10.1038/ijo.2013.216) (PMID:24247373)

  • Combet, E., Jarlot, A., Aidoo, K. E. and Lean, M. E. J. (2014) Development of a nutritionally balanced pizza as a functional meal designed to meet published dietary guidelines. Public Health Nutrition, 17(11), pp. 2577-2586. (doi:10.1017/S1368980013002814)

  • Combet, E., Ma, Z. F., Cousins, F., Thompson, B. and Lean, M. E. J. (2014) Low-level seaweed supplementation improves iodine status in iodine-insufficient women. British Journal of Nutrition, 112(5), pp. 753-761. (doi:10.1017/S0007114514001573)

  • Vlassopoulos, A., Lean, M.E.J. and Combet, E. (2013) Role of oxidative stress in physiological albumin glycation: a neglected interaction. Free Radical Biology and Medicine, 60, pp. 318-324. (doi:10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2013.03.010)

  • Combet, E., Paterson, S., Iijima, K., Winter, J., Mullen, W., Crozier, A., Preston, T. and McColl, K.E.L. (2007) Fat transforms ascorbic acid from inhibiting to promoting acid-catalysed N-nitrosation. Gut, 56, pp. 1678-1684. (doi:10.1136/gut.2007.128587)



Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Manipulating the activity of the gut microbiota with fermentable carbohydrates to maximise the bioavailability of bioactive phenolic acids for health – Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, 2015 – 2018

  • The MABY pregnancy cohort, since 2015

  • Nutrient profiling and reformulation – from food composition tables to proof-of-concept reformulated products

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Young Academy of Scotland, since 2016

  • Cross Party Group on Improving Scotland’s Health: 2021 and Beyond, since 2017

  • British Council Newton Fund, Environment, Agriculture and Food Sciences Review Panel, 2015 – 2018

  • Sweden Research Council Formas – Food Production Panel, 2017

Media coverage

  • Contribution to BBC science programme (Trust Me, I'm a Doctor Series)

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • I have two young daughters


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