Dr Katie Moore

Katie completed her BSc in Dietetics at Ulster University in 2013 and subsequently worked as a dietitian in Sunderland Royal Hospital. Katie returned to Ulster in 2014 to commence her PhD studies under the supervision of Prof Helene McNulty at Ulster’s Nutrition Innovation Centre for Food and Health (NICHE). Katie is currently finalising her PhD studies where she is investigating the role of folate and the metabolically related B-vitamins in the ageing brain as part the Trinity, Ulster, Department of Agriculture Ageing (TUDA) study, a large cohort study of over 5000 older adults recruited from across the island of Ireland. She is responsible for leading a 2 year randomised controlled trial in a subset of TUDA participants who were re-sampled 5 years following initial investigation. Katie’s work so far has led to a publication in the Nutrition Bulletin and Proceedings of the Nutrition Society and presentations at numerous scientific and health professional conferences, including the International Congress of Nutrition (October 2017) and FASEB conference on Folic acid, B12 and One-carbon metabolism (2016). She also had the opportunity to spend 3 months at the Institute of Molecular Medicine (IMM) at Trinity College Dublin conducting B-vitamin biomarker analysis under the supervision of Prof Anne Molloy. She is currently a research associate on the JPI-VALID project doing recruitment and working on the dietary analysis of polyphenols. k.moore1[AT]ulster.ac.uk