John Nolan

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Job title: 
Principal Investigator
Eurocaroten role: 
Management Committee
First name: 
John
Last name: 
Nolan
Short research description: 

I am the Principal Investigator of the Macular Pigment Research Group within the Nutrition Research Centre Ireland. My research studies the role of eye nutrition for vision and prevention of blindness, and current studies are investigating the link between nutrition and brain health and function. I have presented at over 100 international scientific conferences and have published 80 peer-reviewed scientific papers on my area of research (citations = 2579; H-index = 31). I am the editor of a CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group book publication entitled "Carotenoids and Retinal Disease." I also have editorial roles at the European Journal of Ophthalmology and the Journal of Alzheimer's disease. I am also Chair of the International Macular Carotenoids Conference, which is held at Downing College, Cambridge University, UK and am also Chair of the ARVO Macula and Nutrition Group.

Techniques routinely used: 
Biochemistry, analytical science, microbiology, vision science
Instrumentation/Facilities: 
HPLC (x3); GC; Heidelberg Spectralis; Rotovaporator; Densitometer; LOCS cataract grading
Country: 
Ireland
City: 
Waterford
Institution: 
Waterford Institute of Technology
Department: 
Nutrition Research Centre
Address: 

Nutrition Research Centre Ireland,
School of Health Science,
Carriganore House,
Waterford Institute of Technology West Campus,
Carriganore,
Waterford,
Ireland

Zip Code: 
X91 K236
Phone: 
00353 51834074
Matrix: 
Foods
Microorganisms
Gender: 
Male
WG option 1: 
WG3
WG option 2: 
WG4
Scientific approach: 
Fundamental
Applied
Industrial
Areas: 
Analysis
Biochemistry
Chemistry
Health
Industrial Biotechnology
Nutrition
Production
Other keywords: 
Industry
STMS hosting: 
Yes
Meetings hosting: 
Yes

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