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Dr Julie Young

Senior Lecturer

Department: Applied Sciences

Julie Young Staffprofile Northumbriauniversity255 Dr Young completed her BSc (Biochemistry) and MSc (Human Nutrition and Metabolism) at Aberdeen University before moving to Robert Gordon University to complete her PhD in biomarkers of oxidative stress in models of schizophrenia, involving human trials and cell culture studies.

Julie has expanded her work in the mental health field where she has participated in research looking at using adjunctive treatments for people with eating disorders. She has been involved in a Scottish Government funded public engagement project aimed at young people to raise awareness of obesity and its co-morbidities and hopes to continue to promote science and nutrition as her role as STEM ambassador. Current research includes food provision for the under fives, as well as evaluation of Premiership Rugby’s Something to Chew On school based project.

Julie has also delivered nutrition training courses to Hartlepool local authority employees. 

Campus Address

Northumberland Building



Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Consumption of fish and vascular risk factors: A systematic review and meta-analysis of intervention studies, Alhassan, A., Young, J., Lean, M., Lara Gallegos, J. 1 Nov 2017, In: Atherosclerosis
  • Does nutritional advice from a Bangladeshi Nutritionist influence risk factors of Coronary Heart Disease in a Bangladeshi community? A Pilot Study, Tasnim, N., Young, J., George, T. Jan 2015, In: Proceedings of the Nutrition Society
  • Investigating the nutritional quality of the dietary provision for the under fives, Young, J., Marshall, C., Haywood, H., Moffet, V., Raper, C., Matthews, H., Wilson, S., Kelly, T., George, T. Jan 2013, In: Proceedings of the Nutrition Society
  • Body image, shape, and volumetric assessments using 3D whole body laser scanning and 2D digital photography in females with a diagnosed eating disorder: Preliminary novel findings, Stewart, A., Klein, S., Young, J., Simpson, S., Lee, A., Harrild, K., Crockett, P., Benson, P. May 2012, In: British Journal of Psychology
  • Waist size and shape assessed by 3D photonic scanning, Stewart, A., Nevill, A., Stephen, R., Young, J. 2010, In: International Journal of Body Composition Research
  • Cytoprotective effects of phenolic antioxidants and essential fatty acids in human blood monocyte and neuroblastoma cell lines: Surrogates for neurological damage in vivo, Young, J., Wahle, K., Boyle, S. Jan 2008, In: Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids

Qualifications

  • Biochemistry PhD September 01 2005
  • Full Member Nutrition Society (NS) 2014
  • Information not provided Biochemical Society 2010

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