Dr Christine Bösch is Associate Professor in Nutrition and Director of Postgraduate Research Studies at the School of Food and Nutrition, Faculty of Environment, University of Leeds. She has a strong interest in nutrition-related research with a focus on the health-promoting effects of dietary antioxidants and their mechanism of action. This includes:
- Impact of plant secondary metabolites in the prevention and/or intervention of chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases.
- Potential of polyphenols to alter cell signalling and gene expression to attenuate oxidative stress and inflammation.
- Effects of polyphenols and polyphenol-rich foods on glycaemic response.
- Valorisation of food processing waste for high-value bioactive recovery.
Dr Bösch is part of the following research groups and institutions: a) Nutrition and Public Health; b) Obesity, Cancer, and Metabolic Disease; c) Human Nutrition and Lifestyle Intervention; and d) Food safety, Food Security, and Global Health.