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Dr Daniel Commane

Senior Lecturer

Department: Applied Sciences

PhD, Investigating the effects of probiotics and prebiotics in colorectal cancer risk. Ulster University (2004)

Post doctoral training, Diet-related biomarkers of colorectal cancer risk. Newcastle University (2005-2009)

Lecturer- Nutritional Science, University of Chester (2009-10)

Lecturer-Nutritional Science, University of Reading (2010-2018)

Campus Address

Ellison Building 324

Key Publications

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  • Development of a prebiotic blend to influence in vitro fermentation effects, with a focus on propionate in the gut, Collins, S., Gibson, G., Kennedy, O., Walton, G., Rowland, I., Commane, D. 12 Jul 2021, In: FEMS Microbiology Ecology
  • Impact of dietary supplementation with resistant dextrin (NUTRIOSE®) on satiety, glycaemia, and related endpoints, in healthy adults, Hobden, M., Commane, D., Guérin-Deremaux, L., Wils, D., Thabuis, C., Martin-Morales, A., Wolfram, S., Dìaz, A., Collins, S., Morais, I., Rowland, I., Gibson, G., Kennedy, O. 25 Jun 2021, In: European Journal of Nutrition
  • The nutritional impact of replacing dietary meat with meat alternatives in the UK: a modelling analysis using nationally representative data, Farsi, D., Uthumange, D., Munoz Munoz, J., Commane, D. 21 Jul 2021, In: British Journal of Nutrition
  • Metabolic targets of watercress and PEITC in MCF-7 and MCF-10A cells explain differential sensitisation responses to ionising radiation, Giallourou, N., Rowland, I., Rothwell, S., Packham, G., Commane, D., Swann, J. 1 Sep 2019, In: European Journal of Nutrition
  • Modelling the role of microbial p-cresol in colorectal genotoxicity, Al Hinai, E., Kullamethee, P., Rowland, I., Swann, J., Walton, G., Commane, D. 4 May 2019, In: Gut Microbes
  • The role of the gut microbiota in colorectal cancer causation, Alhinai, E., Walton, G., Commane, D. 24 Oct 2019, In: International Journal of Molecular Sciences
  • A pilot investigation to optimise methods for a future satiety preload study, Hobden, M., Guérin-Deremaux, L., Commane, D., Rowland, I., Gibson, G., Kennedy, O. 17 Nov 2017, In: Pilot and Feasibility Studies
  • In vitro approaches to assess the effects of açai (Euterpe oleracea) digestion on polyphenol availability and the subsequent impact on the faecal microbiota, Alqurashi, R., Alarifi, S., Walton, G., Costabile, A., Rowland, I., Commane, D. 1 Nov 2017, In: Food Chemistry
  • Olive Polyphenols and the Metabolic Syndrome, Saibandith, B., Spencer, J., Rowland, I., Commane, D. 29 Jun 2017, In: Molecules
  • Consumption of a flavonoid-rich açai meal is associated with acute improvements in vascular function and a reduction in total oxidative status in healthy overweight men, Alqurashi, R., Galante, L., Rowland, I., Spencer, J., Commane, D. 1 Nov 2016, In: The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

PGR Supervision

Dominic Farsi Replacing Red and Processed Meat with Mycoprotein and the Implications for Gastrointestinal Health Start Date: 01/10/2018


  • Education PGCert August 01 2014
  • Nutrition PhD April 01 2004

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