Dr John Brameld

Dr John Brameld
Role: 
Council Member - Animal
Organisation: 
University of Nottingham
Term in Office ends: 
2021

Dr John Brameld is an Associate Professor in Nutritional Biochemistry. He teaches on both the BSc and MSc Nutritional Sciences/ Animal Nutrition courses. John's research interests fall into three main areas: molecular nutrition, development of body composition and regulation of energy balance. Current research projects include:

  • Effects of vitamin D on cell growth, metabolism and gene expression, as a mechanism for improving human health.
  • Regulation of tissue (muscle, fat and liver) growth and metabolism, combining metabolomics, transcriptomics and systems biology.
  • Novel regulators of energy expenditure and appetite.

John is an experienced author and has co-written over 70 papers relating to animal and human nutrition.