Alan Mackie,Professor

ISFNH 2018

Alan Mackie,The University of Leeds,UK

Professor,School of Food Science and Nutrition,The University of Leeds,UK

Email: A.R.Mackie@leeds.ac.uk


Alan Mackie is Professor of Colloid Chemistry in the Department,appointed in September 2016 after a career based at the Institute of Food Research in Norwich.Alan's principal research interest is in tailoring of food structures for improved health benefits.This involves research in the following areas:(1)Using processing and formulation of dairy based protein systems to control nutrient release and regulate satiety.(2)Investigating the role of fibre in the upper GI tract including interactions with bile acids,as a potential agent to alter intestinal mucus permeability and alter the transport of food components into the colon.