Michelle Murphy, a graduate of Trinity College Dublin and Aberdeen University/ Rowett Research Institute, is Professora Agregada in the Unit of Preventive Medicine & Public Health, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences. She is the Principal Investigator of the Reus Tarragona Birth Cohort Study. Research interest: Investigation of the links between lifestyle, nutrition, metabolism and genetics on status in key micronutrients involved in one carbon metabolism, DNA replication and repair, as well as epigenetic processes. The Reus Tarragona Birth cohorts studies the epigenetic regulation of key physiological processes that underly reproduction, maternal-child health, early development and programming of lifelong health. Related publications include Fernandez-Roig et al. Am J Clin Nutr 2013 97:1252-1259; Bueno et al J Nutr 2016, 146:1-8; Murphy et al Maternal Child Nutr 2017; 13; e12289; DOI: 10.1111/mcn.1228; Solé-Navais et al Am J Clin Nutr 2018;107:173-182; Ornosa-Martín et al Br J Nutr 2020; 124:69-79.
Project: Interactions between genes and maternal nutrients and development in the infant (reference: 2017MFP-COFUND-20)
Project: Transgenerational nutrient-gene interactions and health (reference: 2021MFP-COFUND-15)