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Del Rio (Dietary Bioactives) and Ray (Nutrition and Vascular Studies)

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Journal Papers

Juániz, I., Ludwig, I.A., Bresciani, L., Dall'Asta, M., Mena, P., Del Rio, D., Cid, C., de Peña, M.-P. Catabolism of raw and cooked green pepper (Capsicum annuum) (poly)phenolic compounds after simulated gastrointestinal digestion and faecal fermentation (2016) Journal of Functional Foods, 27, pp. 201-213. Online

 

Mele, L., Mena, P., Piemontese, A., Marino, V., López-Gutiérrez, N., Bernini, F., Brighenti, F., Zanotti, I., Del Rio, D. Antiatherogenic effects of ellagic acid and urolithins in vitro (2016) Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 599, pp. 42-50. Online

 

Sayegh, M., Tsiountsioura, M., Page, P., Del Rio, D., Ray, S. National Safety Associates nutritional supplementation trial of fruit and vegetable extracts and vascular function (NNTV): Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial (2016) Trials, 17 (1), art. no. 67. Online

 

Dall’Asta, M., Bresciani, L., Calani, L., Cossu, M., Martini, D., Melegari, C., Del Rio, D., Pellegrini, N., Brighenti, F., Scazzina, F. In vitro bioaccessibility of phenolic acids from a commercial aleurone-enriched bread compared to a whole grain bread (2016) Nutrients, 8 (1). Online

 

Bresciani, L., Scazzina, F., Leonardi, R., Dall'Aglio, E., Newell, M., Dall'Asta, M., Melegari, C., Ray, S., Brighenti, F., Del Rio, D. Bioavailability and metabolism of phenolic compounds from wholegrain wheat and aleurone-rich wheat bread (2016) Molecular Nutrition and Food Research. Article in Press. Online

 

Dall’Asta, M., Bayle, M., Neasta, J., Scazzina, F., Bruni, R., Cros, G., Del Rio, D., Oiry, C. Protection of pancreatic β-cell function by dietary polyphenols (2015) Phytochemistry Reviews, 14 (6), pp. 933-959. Online

 

Ludwig, I.A., Mena, P., Calani, L., Borges, G., Pereira-Caro, G., Bresciani, L., Del Rio, D., Lean, M.E.J., Crozier, A. New insights into the bioavailability of red raspberry anthocyanins and ellagitannins (2015) Free Radical Biology and Medicine, 89, pp. 758-769. Online

 

Mena, P., Dall’Asta, M., Calani, L., Brighenti, F., Del Rio, D. Gastrointestinal stability of urolithins: an in vitro approach (2015) European Journal of Nutrition, 8 p. Article in Press.  Online

 

Bresciani, L., Calani, L., Cossu, M., Mena, P., Sayegh, M., Ray, S., Del Rio, D. (Poly)phenolic characterization of three food supplements containing 36 different fruits, vegetables and berries (2015) PharmaNutrition, 3 (2), pp. 11-19. Online

 

Zanotti, I., Dall'Asta, M., Mena, P., Mele, L., Bruni, R., Ray, S., Del Rio, D. Atheroprotective effects of (poly) phenols: A focus on cell

cholesterol metabolism (2015) Food and Function, 6 (1), pp. 13-31. Online

 

Curti, C., Brindani, N., Battistini, L., Sartori, A., Pelosi, G., Mena, P., Brighenti, F., Zanardi, F. & Del Rio, D. (2015) Catalytic, Enantioselective Vinylogous Mukaiyama Aldol Reaction Of Furan-Based Dienoxy Silanes: A Chemodivergent Approach To Γ-Valerolactone Flavan-3-Ol Metabolites And Δ-Lactone Analogues. Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis.

 

Ray S et al (2015). Can antioxidant-rich blackcurrant juice drink consumption improve photoprotection against ultraviolet radiation?British Journal of Dermatology

 

Maddock J, Abmrosini G, Koulman A, Ray S. (2015) A Proposed Epidemiological Approach to Investigate Mechanisms between Diet and Vascular Function. The FASEB Journal, 2015. 

 

Tsiountsioura M, Sayegh M, Ray S. (2015) Does Habitual Fruit Consumption Modulate Microvascular Endothelial Function in Healthy Human Participants? The FASEB Journal, 2015. 

 

Sayegh M, Ray S. (2015) Potential Modulation of Vascular Function Relating to Baseline Hydration Status in Healthy Human Participants in a Randomised Controlled Trial. The FASEB Journal, 2015. 

 

Ray S, Nicholson S, Ziauddeen N, Steer T, Cole D, Solis-Trapala I, Amoutzopoulos B, Page P. (2015) What do we know about fruit and vegetable consumption in the UK? Trends from the National Diet and Nutrition Survey Rolling Programme (NDNS RP). The FASEB Journal, 2015. 

 

Tomatis V, Ray S, Siervo M, Griffin J, Bluck L. (2015) Effects of Green Tea and Coffee Polyphenols on Cardiometabolic Function in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. The FASEB Journal, 2015. 

 

Jones N, Ray S, Monsivais P. (2015) The DASH Diet, Cardiovascular Disease Risk and Obesity in the United Kingdom. The FASEB Journal, 2015. 

 

Ray S, Nicholson S, Roberts C, Page P. (2014) UK National Diet and Nutrition (NDNS) Survey: ad-hoc cross-sectional survey to sustainable Rolling Programme (RP) for surveillance (Y6-9 2013-17). The FASEB Journal, 2014. 

 

Sayegh M, Ray S. (2014) Acute hydration status and micro-vascular function in healthy human volunteers. The FASEB Journal, 2014.

 

Zanotti I, Dallasta M, Menaparreno P, Mele L, Bruni R, Ray S, Del Rio D. (2014) Atheroprotective effects of (poly)phenols: focus on cell cholesterol metabolism. Food and Function, 2014.

 

Khan F, Ray S, Craigie A.M, Kennedy G, Hill A, Barton K.L, Broughton J. & Belch, J.J. (2014) Lowering of oxidative stress improves endothelial function in healthy subjects with habitually low intakes of fruit and vegetables: A randomized controlled trial of antioxidant- and polyphenol-rich blackcurrant juice. Free Radic Biol Med, 2014. 

 

Ray S, Miglio C, Eden T, & Del Rio D. (2014) Assessment of vascular and endothelial dysfunction in nutritional studies. Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases. doi: 10.1016/j.numecd.2014.03.011 

 

Sayegh M, Miglio C, & Ray S. (2014) Potential cardiovascular implications of Sea Buckthorn berry consumption in humans. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition. doi:10.3109/09637486.2014.880672 

 

Dall’Asta M, Derlindati E, Curella V, Mena P, Calani, L, Ray S, Zavaroni I, Brighenti F, Del Rio D (2013). Effects of naringenin and its phase II metabolites on in vitro human macrophage gene expression. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition. vol 64 no 7, 843–9. doi:10.3109/09637486.2013.804039 

 

Bresciani L, Calani L, Bocchi L, Delucchi F, Savi M, Ray S, Brighenti F, Stilli D, Del Rio D. (2013) Bioaccumulation of resveratrol metabolites in myocardial tissue is dose-time dependent and related to cardiac hemodynamics in diabetic rats. (2013) Nutr Metab CardiovascDis. doi:10.1016/j.numecd.2013.09.008.

 

Eden T, Sayegh M, Ray S. (2012) Diagnosis and management of Raynaud’s phenomenon. BMJ (Rapid Response Published 14 February 2012)

 

The Scottish-Finnish-Swedish PARTNER study of taprostene versus placebo treatment in patients with critical limb ischemia. (2011) Belch JJ, Ray S, Rajput-Ray M, Engeset J, Fagrell B, Lepäntalo M, McKay A, Mackay IR, Ostergren J, Ruckley CV, Salenius J. Int Angiol. 2011 Apr;30(2):150-5. PMID: 21427652.

 

Nutritional management of Stroke: From Current Evidence to Conjecture. (2007) Ray S, Rana P, Rajput M, Haleem MA. Nutrition Bulletin, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 145–153, 2007. 

Chapters and Books

Chapters (British Nutrition Foundation Cardiovascular Task Force) by Ray S et al. (Wiley, 2016). Diet and Cardiovascular Disease. 2nd Edition.

 

Chapter (Micronutrient and vitamin physiology and requirements in critically ill patients) by Eden T, Rajput-Ray M and Ray S. (Cambridge University Press, 2014). Nutrition in Critical Care. 1st Edition

Conference Abstracts and Presentations

---Full list of conference abstracts and presentations over 2015-2017 coming soon---

 

Alice Rosi, Nida Ziauddeen, Birdem Amoutzopoulos, Sonja Nicholson, Sumantra Ray, Furio Brighenti, Polly Page and Daniele del Rio. Development of a comprehensive database to assess the phenolic intake of the UK population. (2016). Food Bioactives and Health 2016. Norwich

 

M. Sayegh, M. Tsiountsioura, D. Del Rio and S. Ray. Are habitual fruit consumption or hydration status modulators of baseline endothelial function and is this important for polyphenol intervention studies? (2016). Food Bioactives and Health 2016. Norwich

 

Maddock J., Ambrosini G., Ray S. A folate, vitamin B12 and homocysteine-related dietary pattern and risk of subclinical atherosclerosis: findings from the MRC National Survey of Health and Development (NSHD). (2016). Experimental Biology 2016, San Diego, USA.

 

Bhat S., Maddock J., & Ray S. The relationship between Dietary Patterns and Carotid Intima Media Thickness, as an early biomarker of Cardiovascular Disease. (April 2016). The FASEB Journal. Vol.30, No.1

 

Sayegh M, Tsiountsioura M, Ray S (2016). Can a fruit and vegetable derived supplement, rich in vitamin-C, modulate cIMT and FMD measurements in overweight and obese individuals over 12 weeks? The FASEB Journal, 30 (1 Supplement) LB369.

 

Tsiountsioura M, Sayegh M, Ray S (2016). Can consumption of a vitamin C rich fruit and vegetable derived supplement for 12 weeks, reduce blood pressure in normotensive overweight/obese individuals? The FASEB Journal, 30 (1 Supplement), LB373.

 

ICPCPH SERIES: C Wright et al. (2015). International Conference of Primary Care and Public Health. Variability and relationships between central and peripheral Blood Pressure in a Nutrition and Vascular Risk Trial – potential lessons for the clinic. (2015). Imperial College London, UK.

 

M. Sayegh, M. Tsiountsioura, J. Maddock, D. Del Rio and S. Ray. Are habitual fruit consumption or hydration status modulators of baseline endothelia function and is this important for polyphenol intervention studies? (2015). Tours, France.

 

Sayegh M, Ray S (2015). Potential Modulation of Vascular Function Relating to Baseline Hydration Status in Healthy Human Participants in a Randomised Controlled Trial. The FASEB Journal, 29 (1 Supplement), 584.26.

 

Tsiountsioura M, Sayegh M, Ray S (2015). Does Habitual Fruit Consumption Modulate Microvascular Endothelial Function in Healthy Human Participants? The FASEB Journal, 29 (1 Supplement), LB352

 

Kelsey M,E, Golubic R, Livesy A, Connell C, Hoensch J, Laur C, Park A, Ray S. Clinical Effectiveness of the Intensive Weight Management Programme. European Conference of Obesity (ECO).

 

Golubic R, Kelsey M.E,  Livesy A,  Connell C,  Hoensch J, Laur C,  Park A, Ray S. The Cambridge Intensive Weight Management Programme. The 2015 Obesity Summit.

 

Sayegh M, Ray S (2015). Potential Modulation of Vascular Function Relating to Baseline Hydration Status in Healthy Human Participants in a Randomised Controlled Trial. Poster presentation at the American Society of Nutrition at Experimental Biology. Boston, USA. Abstract published as short communication in the FASEB Journal.

 

Maddock J, Abmrosini G, Koulman A, Ray S (2015). A Proposed Epidemiological Approach to Investigate Mechanisms between Diet and Vascular Function. Poster presentation at the American Society of Nutrition at Experimental Biology. Boston, USA. Abstract published as short communication in the FASEB Journal.

 

Sayegh M, Ray S (2014). Acute hydration status and micro-vascular function in healthy human volunteers. Poster presentation at the American Society of Nutrition at Experimental Biology. San Diego, USA. Abstract published as short communication in the FASEB Journal.

Invited Presentations

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Keynote presentation on NNEdPro and the NSHD Diet and CVD project (2015). British Medical Association Annual Research Awards. London, UK.

 

NNEdPro and CVD Research (2015). Centre for Public Health Symposium. Queen’s University Belfast, UK.

 

NNEdPro’- A Platform Bridging Research, Policy and Practice. Brighton-Sussex Medical School. October 2014.

 

‘NNEdPro’- A Platform Bridging Research, Policy and Practice. Brighton-Sussex Medical School. October 2014.

 

Presentation on Nutrition and Vascular Function to the Anti-Doping Lab of Qatar and University of Qatar (2014). 

 

Cardiovascular nutrition for pharmacists, Universities of Ulster and Queen’s Belfast (2014).

Newsletters

BMA News (2013) A Shared Will for Progress  – Eating Your Way to a Healthy Heart. 

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