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Julie Khan

Research Assistant

Department: Psychology

Julie graduated from Northumbria University in 2006 with a BSc (Hons) in Psychology and in 2007 completed her MSc in Nutrition and Psychological Science.  

After working as a Primary School Teaching Assistant for two years Julie returned to Northumbria in 2009 as a Research Assistant in the Psychology Department, School of Life Sciences.

Julie has assisted with several research projects as a member of the Cognition and Communication (CoCo) Research Centre and joined the Brain Performance and Nutriton Research Centre (BPNRC) in September 2011.  She is currently the Team Leader for BPNRC and is a trained phlebotomist and assists with collection of blood samples and cannulation for studies at the BPNRC. 

Her recent investigations have included the Cognitive Effets of a multi-ingredient supplement in cognitively intact older adults experiencing subjective memory decline.

Julie Khan

Key Publications

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  • Differential Effects of DHA- and EPA-Rich Oils on Sleep in Healthy Young Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Patan, M., Kennedy, D., Husberg, C., Hustvedt, S., Calder, P., Middleton, B., Khan, J., Forster, J., Jackson, P. 16 Jan 2021, In: Nutrients
  • Effects of Saffron Extract Supplementation on Mood, Well-Being, and Response to a Psychosocial Stressor in Healthy Adults: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel Group, Clinical Trial, Jackson, P., Forster, J., Khan, J., Pouchieu, C., Dubreuil, S., Gaudout, D., Moras, B., Pourtau, L., Joffre, F., Vaysse, C., Bertrand, K., Abrous, H., Vauzour, D., Brossaud, J., Corcuff, J., Capuron, L., Kennedy, D. 1 Feb 2021, In: Frontiers in Nutrition
  • Supplementation with oil rich in eicosapentaenoic acid, but not in docosahexaenoic acid, improves global cognitive function in healthy, young adults: results from randomized controlled trials, Patan, M., Kennedy, D., Husberg, C., Hustvedt, S., Calder, P., Khan, J., Forster, J., Jackson, P. 10 Jun 2021, In: The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
  • Acute and Chronic Effects of Green Oat (Avena sativa) Extract on Cognitive Function and Mood during a Laboratory Stressor in Healthy Adults: A Randomised, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study in Healthy Humans, Kennedy, D., Bonnländer, B., Lang, S., Pischel, I., Forster, J., Khan, J., Jackson, P., Wightman, E. 29 May 2020, In: Nutrients
  • Acute Effects of a Polyphenol-Rich Leaf Extract of Mangifera indica L. (Zynamite) on Cognitive Function in Healthy Adults: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Crossover Study, Wightman, E., Jackson, P., Forster, J., Khan, J., Wiebe, J., Gericke, N., Kennedy, D. 23 Jul 2020, In: Nutrients
  • A Randomized, Crossover Study of the Acute Cognitive and Cerebral Blood Flow Effects of Phenolic, Nitrate and Botanical Beverages in Young, Healthy Humans, Jackson, P., Wightman, E., Veasey, R., Forster, J., Khan, J., Saunders, C., Mitchell, S., Haskell-Ramsay, C., Kennedy, D. 28 Jul 2020, In: Nutrients
  • Diurnal rhythm of plasma EPA and DHA in healthy adults, Jackson, P., Husberg, C., Hustvedt, S., Calder, P., Khan, J., Avery, H., Forster, J., Kennedy, D. 1 Mar 2020, In: Prostaglandins Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids
  • The Acute and Chronic Cognitive and Cerebral Blood-Flow Effects of Nepalese Pepper (Zanthoxylum armatum DC.) Extract—A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study in Healthy Humans, Kennedy, D., Wightman, E., Khan, J., Grothe, T., Jackson, P. 10 Dec 2019, In: Nutrients
  • The acute and chronic cognitive and cerebral blood flow effects of a sideritis scardica (Greek mountain tea) extract: A double blind, randomized, placebo controlled, parallel groups study in healthy humans, Wightman, E., Jackson, P., Khan, J., Forster, J., Heiner, F., Feistel, B., Suarez, C., Pischel, I., Kennedy, D. 24 Jul 2018, In: Nutrients
  • Volatile Terpenes and Brain Function: Investigation of the Cognitive and Mood Effects of Mentha × Piperita L. Essential Oil with In Vitro Properties Relevant to Central Nervous System Function, Kennedy, D., Okello, E., Chazot, P., Howes, M., Ohiomokhare, S., Jackson, P., Haskell, C., Khan, J., Forster, J., Wightman, E. 7 Aug 2018, In: Nutrients

Qualifications

  • Nutrition MSc September 01 2006
  • Graduate Member (MBPsS) British Psychological Society (BPS) 2014


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