• Cromore Road, Coleraine Campus

    BT52 1SA Coleraine

    United Kingdom

  • 2038 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
20022020

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Biography

Dr Chris Gill holds a PhD from Ulster University (2000). He is Senior lecturer (2014) in nutrition at Ulster University and thematic leader for “Phytochemicals and gut microbiota in health and diseases” within the Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health (NICHE).His research focuses on the influence of diet on cancer risk investigated through in vitro, animal and human models. Dr Gill has published 30+ research papers, six book chapters and one patent.He is Co-investigator on the JPI/BBSRC funded VALID: valerolactones and healthy ageing: linking dietary factors, nutrient biomarkers, metabolic status and inflammation with cognition in older adults BB/P028225/1, and was work-package leader on two EU projects focusing on diet and health properties seaweed. HYFFI (2008-2011). Hydrocolloid derivatives as functional food ingredients (FP 7-SME-2007-1- 222470. and SWAFAX (2010-2013). Seaweed derived anti-inflammatory agents and antioxidants. (FP7-SME-2010-1- 262519).Dr Gill has acted as a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for Nordforsk National Centres of Excellence programme (2008-2013) and is a member of the Danish Peer Review College since 2008. An expert panel member for The Swedish Research Council FORMAS (2016-2018) and The Research Council of Norway (2017-2018). He is also an editor for the European Journal of Nutrition (2014) and a  recipient of the Ulster University Distinguished Research Fellowship (2015).

Research InterestsHuman digestiondietary phytochemicals (Terrestrial/Marine)pre/probioticsthe role of colonic microbiota on gut health.Teaching InterestsGastrointestinal tract EpidemiologyResearch methodologiesAdministrative RolesCourse Director (MSc) Food & Nutrition ProgrammeModule co-ordinator for a range of nutrition modules.

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Research Output

  • 2038 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
  • 46 Article
  • 1 Conference article
  • 1 Review article
  • 1 Working paper
  • Antioxidant and antigenotoxic activities of Ginkgo biloba L. leaf extract are retained after in vitro gastrointestinal digestive conditions

    Oliveira, D., Latimer, C., Parpot, P., Gill, C. IR. & Oliveira, R., 5 Feb 2019, In : European Journal of Nutrition. p. 1-12

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  • Digestion and Colonic Fermentation of Raw and Cooked Opuntia ficus-indica Cladodes Impacts Bioaccessibility and Bioactivity

    De Santiago, E., Gill, C. IR., Carafa, I., Tuohy, K., De Peña, M. P. & Cid, C., 6 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 67, 9, p. 2490-2499 10 p.

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  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Herbal medicinal products or preparations for neuropathic pain

    Boyd, A., Bleakley, C., Hurley, D. A., Gill, C., Hannon-Fletcher, M., Bell, P. & McDonough, S., 2 Apr 2019, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2019, 4, CD010528.

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  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Impact of a (poly)phenol-rich extract from the brown algae Ascophyllum nodosum on DNA damage and antioxidant activity in an overweight or obese population: a randomized controlled trial

    Baldrick, FR., McFadden, K., Ibars, M., Sung, C., Moffat, T., Megarry, K., Thomas, K., Mitchell, P., Wallace, J., Pourshahidi, L. K., Ternan, N. G., Corona, G., Spencer, J., Yahoob, P., Hotchkiss, S., Campbell, R., Moreno-Rojas, J. M., Cuevas, F. J., Pereira-Caro, G., Rowland, I. & 1 others, Gill, C. IR., 12 Oct 2018, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 108, 4, p. 688-700 13 p.

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  • 7 Citations (Scopus)
    5 Downloads (Pure)

    Thesis

    Assessment of novel disinfection technologies, and bacterial contamination in the healthcare setting.

    Author: Murray, J., Feb 2019

    Supervisor: Gill, C. I. (Supervisor) & Ternan, N. G. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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