Milena Banic

Milena Banic

Milena Banic, Ph.D., is a passionate researcher specializing in n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) and their impact on tissue content and function. Her academic journey began at Wageningen University in the Netherlands, where she pursued a degree in Nutrition and Health. Through a multidisciplinary approach, her MSc course delved into the effects of nutrition on human health and disease at cellular and molecular levels.

Experience

  • Research Assistant at the University of Chichester, focusing on the health benefits of blueberry supplementation in overweight individuals participating in a three-month exercise program.
  • Currently pursuing a Ph.D. at the University of Stirling, researching the metabolic effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) on tissue content and function.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Health from Wageningen University in the Netherlands.
  • MSc course with a focus on the effects of nutrition on human health and disease at cellular and molecular levels.

Research and Publications

  • MSc thesis exploring the impact of a novel polyunsaturated fatty acid-based compound (DHA-5-HT) on pro-inflammatory factors secreted by a colorectal cancer cell line.
  • Overseas internship at the Riddet Institute in New Zealand, investigating various protein sources and their effects on human satiety.
  • Current Ph.D. research at the University of Stirling, focusing on the metabolic effects of omega-3 PUFAs on tissue content and function.
  • Research on ageing and dementia at the University of Stirling.
  • Research in health and behavior programs at the University of Stirling.

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