VANESSA DE MELLO LAAKSONEN

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor in Nutrigenomics involved in studies relating diet and nutrient-related metabolites in type 2 diabetes and cardiometabolic diseases and their relationship with molecular mechanisms (e.g. epigenetic and transcriptomics).

Contact info

Organization

School of Medicine, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition

Email

vanessa.laaksonen@uef.fi

Phone

+358 40 355 2247

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Teaching Activities

RAT, bachelor level. Research Methods in Nutrition (4 ECTs), responsible teacher.

Research groups and research projects

RESEARCH GROUPS
Nutrigenomics related to non-communicable or chronic diseases (group leader)
Dietary factors and non-communicable diseases

RECENT PROJECTS
Molecular and metabolic mechanisms for the role of gut microbiota-derived indolepropionic acid in the prevention of type 2 diabetes
Tailored diets for individuals with different fatty acid desaturase gene locus genotypes: FADSDIET2

RESEARCH GROUPS - UEF

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