|University of East Anglia||Professor of Nutrigenetics, Department of Nutrition & Preventive Medicine||United Kingdom|
Cognitive decline: Which strategies would enhance the adoption of a healthy ageing diet as a preventive strategy?
Anne-Marie Minihane heads the Nutrigenetics Group in Norwich Medical School, at the University of East Anglia (UEA), UK. The group investigates the impact of dietary components (in particular marine n-3 fatty acids and plant bioactives) and APOE genotype on cardiovascular and cognitive health. The overall aim is to identify nutrition approaches, which promote human flourishing and healthy ageing. and reduce the risk of age-related diseases. Much of the research includes ‘industry’ partners with significant imput from public and patients groups to ensure the research is relevant and translatable. In addition, at UEA Anne Marie contributes to the teaching of the Medical and Bioscience students, in the area of nutrition and disease prevention and therapeutics.
She is academic advisor to ILSI Europe (a tripartite consortium of Industry, Academia and Policy organisations) and Deputy Editor of the British Journal of Nutrition and Frontiers in Nutrition.
Away from science, Anne Marie enjoys running and ‘all things’ outdoor, historical fiction, a ramble around modern art museums, and good food.