Key nutrition investigators and area leads

Meet the researchers leading Southampton's key nutrition research programmes. 


Prof Keith Godfrey, lifecourse nutrition, lifestyle and health theme lead

With a personal commitment to better health and healthcare through evidence-based nutritional diagnoses, Keith directs our research into nutrition to advance health and wellbeing.

Read full profile

MarkHanson

Prof Mark Hanson, research lead for childhood development and health

Professor Mark Hanson leads the Centre’s programme on the role of nutrition in development, childhood and adolescence. Lead for our LifeLab programme, he has a personal focus on the early origins of non-communicable diseases, including obesity, heart disease and diabetes.

Read full profile

Prof Philip Calder

Prof Philip Calder, research lead for obesity, liver disease and cancer

Professor Philip Calder leads the NIHR Southampton Biomedical Research Centre’s research into obesity, liver disease and cancer in adults, with a personal focus on the influence of dietary fatty acids on the immune system and inflammation.  

Read full profile

Sian_Robinson

Prof Sian Robinson, research lead for nutrition and healthy ageing

Professor Sian Robinson leads the NIHR Southampton Biomedical Research Centre’s research programme on the role of nutrition in healthy ageing, with a personal focus on how variations in nutrition across the lifecourse contribute to inequalities in adult health.

Read full profile

University links