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Professor Janet Cade

University of Leeds

Professor Janet Cade leads the Nutritional Epidemiology Group at the University of Leeds.

She obtained her PhD from the MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit in Southampton under the guidance of David Barker.

Her main areas of research are nutritional epidemiology, development of new diet assessment methods (eg. https://www.myfood24.org), and the relationship of diet to chronic disease development.

She serves on the UK Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT). An independent scientific committee that provides advice to the Food Standards Agency, the Department of Health and other Government Departments and Agencies on matters concerning the toxicity of chemicals.

She has published over 300 papers, abstracts and book chapters and generated over £6 million in research income (the majority as PI).

She was the first Registrar for the Association for Nutrition, the professional body for nutritionists. Protecting the public and promoting high standards in evidence-based science and the professional practice of nutrition.