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Dr Daniel Commane

Associate Professor

Department: Applied Sciences

PhD, Investigating the effects of probiotics and prebiotics in colorectal cancer risk. Ulster University (2004)

Post doctoral training, Diet-related biomarkers of colorectal cancer risk. Newcastle University (2005-2009)

Lecturer- Nutritional Science, University of Chester (2009-10)

Lecturer-Nutritional Science, University of Reading (2010-2018)

Campus Address

Ellison Building 324



  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Substituting meat for mycoprotein reduces genotoxicity and increases the abundance of beneficial microbes in the gut: Mycomeat, a randomised crossover control trial, Farsi, D., Gallegos, J., Koutsidis, G., Finnigan, T., Cheung, W., Muñoz-Muñoz, J., Commane, D. 18 Jan 2023, In: European Journal of Nutrition
  • The nutritional impact of replacing dietary meat with meat alternatives in the UK: a modelling analysis using nationally representative data, Farsi, D., Uthumange, D., Munoz Munoz, J., Commane, D. 14 Jun 2022, In: British Journal of Nutrition
  • Correction to: Impact of dietary supplementation with resistant dextrin (NUTRIOSE®) on satiety, glycaemia, and related endpoints, in healthy adults, Hobden, M., Commane, D., Guérin-Deremaux, L., Wils, D., Thabuis, C., Martin-Morales, A., Wolfram, S., Dìaz, A., Collins, S., Morais, I., Rowland, I., Gibson, G., Kennedy, O. 25 Aug 2021, In: European Journal of Nutrition
  • Development of a prebiotic blend to influence in vitro fermentation effects, with a focus on propionate in the gut, Collins, S., Gibson, G., Kennedy, O., Walton, G., Rowland, I., Commane, D. 1 Aug 2021, In: FEMS Microbiology Ecology
  • Impact of dietary supplementation with resistant dextrin (NUTRIOSE®) on satiety, glycaemia, and related endpoints, in healthy adults, Hobden, M., Commane, D., Guérin-Deremaux, L., Wils, D., Thabuis, C., Martin-Morales, A., Wolfram, S., Dìaz, A., Collins, S., Morais, I., Rowland, I., Gibson, G., Kennedy, O. 1 Dec 2021, In: European Journal of Nutrition
  • Metabolic targets of watercress and PEITC in MCF-7 and MCF-10A cells explain differential sensitisation responses to ionising radiation, Giallourou, N., Rowland, I., Rothwell, S., Packham, G., Commane, D., Swann, J. 1 Sep 2019, In: European Journal of Nutrition
  • Modelling the role of microbial p-cresol in colorectal genotoxicity, Al Hinai, E., Kullamethee, P., Rowland, I., Swann, J., Walton, G., Commane, D. 4 May 2019, In: Gut Microbes
  • The role of the gut microbiota in colorectal cancer causation, Alhinai, E., Walton, G., Commane, D. 24 Oct 2019, In: International Journal of Molecular Sciences
  • A pilot investigation to optimise methods for a future satiety preload study, Hobden, M., Guérin-Deremaux, L., Commane, D., Rowland, I., Gibson, G., Kennedy, O. 17 Nov 2017, In: Pilot and Feasibility Studies

  • Chithra Seenivasan Intestinal immune reactivity to the cell wall fraction of Fusarium Venanatum Start Date: 02/12/2022
  • Dominic Farsi The effects of substituting red and processed meat with mycoprotein on markers of colorectal cancer risk and systemic health Start Date: 01/10/2018 End Date: 25/06/2022

  • Education PGCert August 01 2014
  • Nutrition PhD April 01 2004


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