TUDA Study

Aim: To investigate gene-nutrient interactions (particularly from the perspective of the B-vitamins and vitamin D/calcium) in the development of CVD, osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s disease


The Irish Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Health Research Board (under the Food Institutional Research Measure, FIRM)

Principle Investigators

UU: Sean Strain (PI), Helene McNulty, Mary Ward

TCD: John Scott, Anne Molloy, Cathal Walsh

St James Hospital: Conal Cunningham, Bernard Walshe, Miriam Casey

Lay Summary

The team are developing novel classification models to identify predictors of cognitive dysfunction associated with ageing and aim to identify effective dietary and lifestyle intervention options that promote cognitive health and wellbeing amongst ageing populations.

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