Professor Philip Calder BSc(Hons), PhD, DPhil, RNutr, FSB, FAfN
Professor of Nutritional Immunology
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Professor Philip Calder is Professor of Nutritional Immunology within Medicine at the University of Southampton.
Professor Calder was appointed to a personal Chair in Nutritional Immunology in 2002. His research focuses on understanding the influence of dietary fatty acids on aspects on cell function and human health, in particular in relation to cardiovascular disease, inflammation and immunity. He has been awarded the Sir David Cuthbertson Medal by the UK Nutrition Society (1995), the Belgian Danone Institute Chair (2004), the Nutricia International Award (2007), the ESPEN Cuthbertson Lecture (2008), the New Zealand Nutrition Society’s Muriel Bell Award (2009), the Louisiana State University Chancellor’s Award in Neuroscience and Medicine (2011) and the German Society for Fat Research’s Normann Medal (2012). Professor Calder has over 400 research publications (excluding abstracts) and is listed on isiHighlyCited. He has served on various committees and expert panels. He served for seven years as Editor-in-Chief of the British Journal of Nutrition and is currently an Associate Editor of Clinical Science and of Lipids. He is a member of the several other Editorial Boards. Professor Calder is a Fellow of the Society for Biology and of the Association for Nutrition.
BSc(Hons), Biochemistry, Massey University (1980)
PhD, Biochemistry, University of Auckland (1987)
DPhil, Biochemistry, University of Oxford (1995)
Nuffield Medical Fellow, Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford, 1987-1991
Departmental Lecturer, Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford, 1991-1995
Lecturer in Human Nutrition, University of Southampton, 1995-1998
Reader in Human Nutrition, University of Southampton, 1998-2002
Professor of Nutritional Immunology, University of Southampton, 2002-present