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Justine Horne, and Paige Colley successfully defended their PhD theses

Justine Horne, and Paige Colley successfully defended their PhD theses

The HEAL would like to congratulate Dr. Justine Horne and Dr. Paige Colley who successfully defended their theses under the supervision of Dr. Jason Gilliland in 2020.  The Nutrigenomics, Overweight/Obesity, and Weight Management Trial (The NOW Trial)  Justine Horne successfully defended her PhD thesis titled The NOW Trial: A Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial of Personalized, Genetic-Based Lifestyle Advice. Justine completed her […]

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Experiential Learning Group on Nutrigenomics wins Campus Collaboration Award

Last month, the HEAL’s student experiential learning group for the Nutrigenomics, Overweight/Obesity and Weight Management (NOW) Trial received the Campus Collaboration Award through Brescia University College. HEAL researcher and PhD candidate, Justine Horne, has been working alongside Catherine Brown (Registered Dietitian), Dr. Janet Madill, Dr. Jason Gilliland and the NOW executive committee to lead this group since April 2017. The […]

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A Systematic Review of Genetic Testing and Lifestyle Behaviour Change

Nutrigenomics is the branch of science that studies the relationship between genomes and nutrition and health ie. how genes interact with food, beverages and supplements consumed to influence health outcomes. Genetic tests are thought to potentially provide information on disease risks, which can be relieved through alterations in your lifestyle habits and behaviours. This systematic […]

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