Professor John Brameld

Honorary Science Officer
University of Nottingham
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John is Professor of Nutritional Biochemistry at the University of Nottingham. He teaches aspects of nutrition, endocrinology and metabolism on various degrees, including BSc Nutrition, BSc Animal Science, MSc Nutritional Sciences and MSc Animal Nutrition. 

John's research interests fall into three broad areas: molecular nutrition, development of body composition and regulation of energy balance.

Current and recent research projects include:

• Regulation of tissue (muscle, fat and liver) growth and metabolism, combining metabolomics, transcriptomics and systems biology.

• Effects of vitamin D on muscle cell growth, metabolism and gene expression.

• Novel regulators of energy expenditure and appetite.

• Novel Protein sources and gut digestibility.

John is an experienced author and has co-written over 80 papers relating to animal and human nutrition.