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Parveen Yaqoob

  • 7113 (Mon-Thurs) or 6218 (Fri)
  • Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research & Innovation)
  • Member of University Executive Board.



Building location

Whiteknights House

Areas of interest

Diet, health, ageing and immune function/inflammation.

Current and recently completed projects include:

  • impact of consumption of omega-3 fatty acids on inflammation and immunity
  • effects of dietary fat vascular function
  • impact of probiotics on immune function and response to influenza vaccination
  • characterisation of extracellular vesicles and roles in cardiovascular disease
  • influence of diet on extracellular vesicles.

Research centres and groups

  • Institute for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research (ICMR)
  • Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health (IFNH).

Academic qualifications

  • DPhil Biochemistry, University of Oxford
  • MA Physiological Sciences, University of Oxford
  • Registered Nutritionist.

Awards and honours

  • The Nutrition Society Silver Medal (2003).

Professional bodies/affiliations

  • Fellow of the Association for Nutrition (FAfN)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).


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