Jeremy Spencer

Name and title

Dr Jeremy P. E. Spencer, Reader in


May 2007:Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (Merit)University of Reading

Oct 1993 – Apr 1997:PhD Medical Biochemistry/Pharmacology Kings College London

Oct 1990 – Jun 1993:BSc (Hons) First class Biochemistry University of Warwick

Previous appointments

2002-2004: Lecturer in Biochemistry, GKT School of Biomedical Sciences, King's College London, London.

1999-2003: Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Antioxidant Research Group, Wolfson Centre for Age-Related Diseases, King's College London-Guy's Hospital, London.

1997-1999: Post-doctoral Research Associate, Department of Pharmacology, King's College London, Manresa Road, London.

1997: Visiting Research Associate, University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA

Major projects

• BBSRC-Diet and Health Research Industry Club (DRINC) grant:The impact of cocoa processing on flavanol content, absorption and health effects.

• European Union 7th Framework application (FP7-KBBE-2008-2B): Targeted delivery of flavanols for the optimal cell health: Effects on cardiovascular disease.

• Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council grant (Grant ref. BB/F008953/1): Enhancement of learning and memory by flavonoids

• Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council grant (Grant ref. BBSRC 45/D15524): Apolipoprotein E genotype and macrophage inflammatory status: Impact of antioxidant/anti-inflammatory dietary components .

• Food Standards Agency: Impact of increasing doses of flavonoid-rich and flavonoid-poor fruit and vegetables on cardiovascular risk factors in an 'at risk' group (URFAVS)

• Medical Research Council grant (ref. MRC G0400278): The modulation of catecholamine-thiol adduct induced neuronal injury by flavonoids and their metabolites.

• Mars, Inc: The human health effects of flavanols.


•Postdoctoral Research Assistants: Dr David Vauzour, Dr Katerina Vafeiadou, Dr Ana Rodriguez Mateos, Dr Giulia Corona, Dr Maria Jose Oruna-Concha

•PhD students: Ms Susan Pollard; Mr Xenofon Tzounis; Ms Vanessa Clarke; Ms Pauline How; Mr Will Jirarattanarangsri; Ms Caterina Renderio; Ms Georgina Dodd; Ms Virginia Govoni.

External responsibilities

Editorial Board of:Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics

Genes and Nutrition.

Teaching responsibilities

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Module convenor for FB3N2a and FBMN06



Dr. Robert J. Williams, Centre for Age-Related Disease, King's College London, London, UK

Prof Alan CrozierAlan Crozier, Graham Kerr Building, Division of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology

Faculty of Biomedical & Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, UK.


Professor Augustin Scalbert, Laboratoire des Maladies Metaboliques et Micronutriments, INRA Centre de Recherché de Clermont-Ferrand/Theix, Saint-Genes-Champanelle, France.

Professor Arthur JL Cooper, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA.

Dr. Cristina Angeloni, Department of Biochemistry G. Moruzzi, Nutrition Research Centre, University of Bologna, Via Irnerio 48, 40126 Bologna, Italy.


Dr. Hagen Schroeter, Biomedical Research Manager, Mars Symbioscience, 1330 Piccard Drive, Suite #203 Rockville, MD 20850, USA.

National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD USA.

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