• School of Life & Health Sciences, Aston University, Aston Triangle

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

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    Email: s.parry1@aston.ac.uk

    Biography

    I am a metabolic physiologist with research experience investigating the influence of lifestyle factors on the development of metabolic disease. Specifically, a major focus of my work to date has been on investigating how dietary factors may alter hepatic fatty acid partitioning/intrahepatic fat accumulation. I joined Aston University in 2023 as block lead for Gastrointestinal System, and supporting Evidence Based Medicine on the MBChB degree program.

    Employment

    • The University of Oxford - Postdoctoral researcher. September 2016 - November 2021.
    • National Institute for Health and Care Research - Research Collaborations Manager. November 2021 – November 2022.

    • University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire - Project Manager for Research and Development. November 2022 – October 2023.

    PhD Supervision

    Ms Josefina Orliacq. Project title: Associations between dietary fatty acids and metabolic associated steatotic liver disease (MASLD). Oxford Population Health, Unversity of Oxford.

    https://www.ndph.ox.ac.uk/team/josefina-orliacq 

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

    Education/Academic qualification

    PhD, Metabolic Responses to short-term high-fat overfeeding

    Award Date: 17 Dec 2017

    MSc, Sports Physiology, Liverpool John Moores University

    Award Date: 1 Jun 2011

    BSc, Sports Science (Hons Physiology), Liverpool John Moores University

    Award Date: 1 Jun 2010

    Keywords

    • QP Physiology
    • Nutrition
    • Metabolism
    • Fatty acids
    • Liver disease
    • Insulin sensitivity
    • hepatic fatty acid metabolism
    • Lifestyle interventions
    • Glycaemic control
    • High-fat feeding
    • Intrahepatic fat
    • intramuscular fat
    • Dietary macronutrients
    • Biomarkers

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