Ms Marina Corrado holds a BSc in Food Service Management and Human Nutrition from the Universita’ degli Studi di Milano and a MSc in Nutrition and Health from Wageningen University. She has specialised in Human Physiology with a strong background in analytical epidemiology, exposure assessment in nutritional research, data analysis, and micronutrient physiology. Her BSc thesis was presented at SIB (Italian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) in 2010 and in 2011 at “Biochemistry for Tomorrow’s Medicine” (FEBS) as part of the project “Structural and functional changes of bovine ß-lactoglobulin -a food allergen- after adsorption on hydrophobic surfaces”. During her master Marina worked on the CASSAVITA project, focusing on “The effect of pro-vitamin A bio-fortified cassava on anaemia in primary school children in Kenya” for her thesis in 2012. She joined the Africa Studies Centre in Leiden in 2013 to build an interdisciplinary network aimed to create a review on “Vegetables to combat hidden hunger in Africa”.
Marina joined Cambridge Clinical Informatics in April 2015. She was involved in a number of qualitative and quantitative research projects focused on both understanding human-EMR interaction and the epidemiology of various health conditions. Marinas aims were to apply her epidemiological and public health knowledge to involve the community and to build a strong network of shared information to implement translational research.
Marina is currently working on her PhD at Norwich Research Park, University of East Anglia.
Associate Nutritionist (Association for Nutrition)