- Gateshead, GB
- £7 /hr
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I am a motivated academic by day but my passion has always been the field of Health and Nutrition. I am educated to PhD level, have excellent writing and oral presentation skills,more...I am a motivated academic by day but my passion has always been the field of Health and Nutrition. I am educated to PhD level, have excellent writing and oral presentation skills, and am comfortable interacting with any age group.
When working as a Nutritional Therapist I feel it is important to consider all aspects of the clients lifestyle to enable me to create a details plan to improve nutrition and Health Status as best as possible within the clients limitations.
Area Covered: Nutritional Therapy, Proof Reading,
Summary: I am registered Associate Nutritionist after graduating from a Nutrition Society Accredited Degree in 2005. I have experience in both academic Nutrition based research and also within the NHS heading up a Childhood Obesity Management programme and running MEND sessions.
Job Title: Researcher
Company: University of Newcastle
Description: Institute for Ageing and Health, Campus for Ageing and Vitality, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne. http://www.ncl.ac.uk/iah/
My main role was to develop and execute a method to carry out a high-throughput screen of an siRNA library of 20,000 genes known to be involved in ROS production. As part of this role I carry out extensive human cell culture, maintence and cryopreservation of cell stocks, carry out both Real-Time PCR assay development and regular utlisation of this method. Futhermroe , FACS analysis, ELISA analysis, Western Blotting and Stainings.
Additinally I assist in the supervision of both undergraduate, Msc and PhD students, alongside the teaching various methods.
I have also been responsible for the setup of the new lab, all purchasing for the setup, as well as day to day consumables and overseeing the smooth running on an ongoing basis.
Job Title: Public health nutritionist
Company: Hillington PCT
Description: Developing a Childhood Obesity Care Pathway in the Hillingdon Primary Care Trust area, acting as a local manager, creating a Childhood Obesity Steering Group, and implimenting necessary plans and liasing with the relevant parties including School Head Teachers, School Nurses, Local Fitness Managers and the Local Council.
Correlating data from previous MEND programmes in order to provide an informative overview for all audiences as to the effectiveness of the MEND programme within the PCT in order to assist in the development of future strategie implimentation. Also trained both as a MEND Mind trainer and Fitness trainer.
Organsing MEND follow up meetings for previous participants in order to monitor progress as the children ages, correlate data and present to relevant parties, as well as childrens parents.
Communicating with local council and leisure facilities as to reduced cost schemes for children to participate in that were previously involved in MEND programmes.
Job Title: PhD student
Company: Institute of Food Research
Description: PhD project; The Effects of Micronutrients on the Epigenome.
Result - Pass
Considering the effects of micronutrients both in vitro and in vivo, namely on DNA methylation during ageing, both in human cell cell lines and in human blood.
Techniques included extensive Molecular Biology- Real-Time PCR, COBRA methylation analysis, Global Methylation determination using Methyl-3H incorporation and a Real-Time based method. HPLC analysis for intracellular SAM and SAH. DNA methyltransferase activity analysis, extensive cell culture, DNA extraction from whole blood.
Member of the Nutrition Society.
Job Title: Assistant
Company: Next Retail
Job Title: Teacher and Housing officer
Company: Ef language Cambridge, Hills Road
Description: Teaching English, Housing summer students, marking assignments.
Job Title: Research Assistant
Company: Medical Research Council
Description: Research Assistant in the Nutrition and Bone Health group. Assisting in day to day laboratory tasks, ELISA analysis, genotyping using Real-Time PCR analysis.
Data analysis from Cambridge Bone Studies database and input of vitamin/mineral content of supplements based upon food diary data, obtained by contacting the relevant companies.
Literature and database compilation.
Job Title: Assistant
Job Title: Assistant
Job Title: Admin assistant
Field of Study: Molecular Biology, Nutrition & Gastrointestinal Biology and Health Group.
University / College: University of East Anglia
Degree: Food and Human Nutrition
Field of Study: Human Nutrition
University / College: University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Field of Study: Biology, English Literature & Geography
University / College: Whickham Comprehensive
Freelance nutritional therapist