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Magee, Pamela Dr

Lecturer in Human Nutrition

Academic and Professional Qualifications
- 1996: BSc (First Class Honours) Biological Sciences, University of Ulster
- 2000: PhD Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster
- 2005: Registered Nutritionist (RNutr)

Career History
- 2006-present: Lecturer in Human Nutrition, University of Ulster, Coleraine
- 2001-2005: Research Associate in NICHE (phytoprevent project), University of Ulster, Coleraine
- 2000-2001: Research Fellow, Conway Institute of Biomolecular & Biomedical Research, University College, Dublin

Teaching & Learning Activities

Human Nutrition including Public Health Nutrition and Sports Nutrition

Research Interests and publications

Magee, Pamela Dr


Dr Pamela Magee
Lecturer in Human Nutrition
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute


Room W2064
School of Biomedical Sciences
University of Ulster
Coleraine campus
Cromore Road
Co. Londonderry
BT52 1SA

phone: +44 28 70124360

Magee, Pamela Dr - Publications

Number of items: 24.

Todd, Joshua J., Pourshahidi, Kirsty, McSorley, E. M., Madigan, Sharon M. and Magee, Pamela (2015) Vitamin D: Recent Advances and Implications for Athletes. Sports Medicine, 45 (2). pp. 213-229.

Brown, Emma, Allsopp, Philip, Magee, Pamela, Gill, Chris, Nitecki, Sonja, Strain, Conall and Duffy, Emeir M. (2014) Seaweed and human health. Nutrition Reviews, 72. pp. 205-216.

Slevin, Mary, Allsopp, Philip, Magee, Pamela, Bonham, Maxine, Naughton, Violetta, Strain, JJ, Duffy, Maresa E, Wallace, Julie and McSorley, E. M. (2014) Supplementation with calcium and short-chain fructo-oligosaccharides affects markers of bone turnover but not bone mineral density in postmenopausal women.. Journal of Nutrition, 144 (3). pp. 297-304.

Todd, J. J., Pourshahidi, Kirsty, McSorley, E. M., Madigan, S. M., Wallace, J. M. W. and Magee, Pamela (2014) Vitamin D and Cathelicidin Concentrations in Elite Irish Athletes. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 73 (OCE2). pp. E90.

Magee, PJ, Pourshahidi, LK, Wallace, JMW, Conway, J, Harney, E and Magidan, SM (2013) Vitamin D Status and Supplementation in Elite Irish Athletes. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, 23 (5). pp. 441-448.

Magee, Pamela, Allsopp, Philip, Samaletdin, Adile and Rowland, Ian R. (2013) Daidzein, R-(+)equol and S-(−)equol inhibit the invasion of MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cells potentially via the down-regulation of matrix metalloproteinase-2. European Journal of Nutrition, TBC.

Breslin, Leanne, Ball, Elisabeth, Armstrong, David, Bell, Aubrey, Magee, Pamela, Laird, Eamon, Wallace, Julie and McSorley, Emeir (2013) An investigation of vitamin D status in systemic lupus erythematosus patients residing in Northern Ireland: its relationship with disease activity and bone mineral density . Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 72. pp. 912.

Breslin, Leanne, Ball, Elisabeth, Armstrong, David, Bell, Aubrey, Magee, Pamela, Laird, Eamon, Wallace, Julie and McSorley, Emeir (2013) An observational study of vitamin d in systemic lupus erythematosus patients: associations among vitamin d status, fatigue, quality of life and disease activity. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 72 (Suppl 3). pp. 912.

Forsythe, Kirsty, Livingstone, M. Barbara E., Mulhern, Maria, Horigan, Geraldine, McSorley, E. M., Bonham, Maxine P., Magee, Pamela, Hill, Tom R., Lucey, Alice J., Cashman, Kevin D., Kiely, Mairead, Strain, JJ and Wallace, Julie M. W. (2012) Effect of adiposity on vitamin D status and the 25-hydroxycholecalciferol response to supplementation in healthy young and older Irish adults. British Journal of Nutrition, 107 (1). pp. 126-134.

Magee, Pamela, Owusu, Richard, McCann, Mark, Gill, Chris I. R. and Rowland, Ian R (2012) Chickpea (Cicer arietinum) and Other Plant-Derived Protease Inhibitor Concentrates Inhibit Breast and Prostate Cancer Cell Proliferation In Vitro.. Nutrition and Cancer, 1-8.

Magee, Pamela and Rowland, Ian (2012) Soy products in the management of breast cancer.. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care, 15 (6). pp. 586-591.

Brown, E.M, McDougall, Gordon J, Stewart, Derek, Pereira-Caro, Gema, González-Barrio, Rocio, Allsopp, Philip, Magee, Pamela, Crozier, Alan, Rowland, Ian and Gill, Chris (2012) Persistence of anticancer activity in berry extracts after simulated gastrointestinal digestion and colonic fermentation.. PloS one, 7 (11). pp. e49740.

Magee, Pamela, Pourshahidi, Kirsty, Leech, L., McFadden, J., Wallace, JMW, Conway, J., Harney, E. and Madigan , Sharon (2012) Vitamin D status in elite Irish athletes. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 71 (OCE2).

Breslin, Leanne C., Magee, Pamela, Wallace, Julie M. W. and McSorley, Emeir M. (2011) An evaluation of vitamin D status in individuals with systemic lupus erythematosus. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 70 (04). pp. 399-407.

Magee, Pamela (2011) Is equol production beneficial for health?. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 70 (1). pp. 10-18.

Das, Anupam J., Chalil, Sreeda , Nigam, P, Magee, Pamela, Janneh, Omar and Owusu-Apenten, Richard (2011) Glutathione transferase-P1-1 binding with naturally occurring ligands: assessment by docking simulations. Journal of Biophysical Chemistry, 02 (04). pp. 401-407.

Barnes, Maria S, Horigan, Geraldine, Cashman, Kevin D, Hill, Tom R, Forsythe, L Kirsty, Lucey, Alice J, Duffy, Emeir M., Kiely, Mairead, Bonham, Maxine P., Magee, Pamela, Strain, JJ and Wallace, Julie (2011) Maintenance of Wintertime Vitamin D Status with Cholecalciferol Supplementation Is Not Associated with Alterations in Serum Cytokine Concentrations among Apparently Healthy Younger or Older Adults.. The Journal of nutrition, 141 (3). pp. 476-81.

Mortensen, Alicja, Kulling, Sabine E., Schwartz, Heidi, Rowland, Ian, Ruefer, Corinna E., Rimbach, Gerald, Cassidy, Aedin, Magee, Pamela, Millar, Julie, Hall, Wendy L., Birkved, Franziska Kramer, Sorensen, Ilona K. and Sontag, Gerhard (2009) Analytical and compositional aspects of isoflavones in food and their biological effects. MOLECULAR NUTRITION & FOOD RESEARCH, 53 (Suppl. 2). pp. S266-S309.

Steiner, Claudia, Peters, Wilbert H. M., Gallagher, Evan P., Magee, Pamela, Rowland, Ian and Pool-Zobel, Beatrice L. (2007) Genistein protects human mammary epithelial cells from benzo(a)pyrene-7,8-dihydrodiol-9,10-epoxide and 4-hydroxy-2-nonenal genotoxicity by modulating the glutathione/glutathione S-transferase system. CARCINOGENESIS, 28 (3). pp. 738-748.

Raschke, Marian, Rowland, Ian R., Magee, Pamela and Pool-Zobel, Beatrice L. (2006) Genistein protects prostate cells against hydrogen peroxide-induced DNA damage and induces expression of genes involved in the defence against oxidative stress. CARCINOGENESIS, 27 (11). pp. 2322-2330.

Magee, Pamela, Raschke, Marian, Steiner, Claudia, Duffin, Julie G., Pool-Zobel, Beatrice L., Jokela, Tuija, Wahala, Kristiina and Rowland, Ian R. (2006) Equol: A comparison of the effects of the racemic compound with that of the purified S-enantiomer on the growth, invasion, and DNA integrity of breast and prostate cells in vitro. NUTRITION AND CANCER-AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL, 54 (2). pp. 232-242.

Magee, Pamela, McGlynn, H and Rowland, IR (2004) Differential effects of isoflavones and lignans on invasiveness of MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cells in vitro. CANCER LETTERS, 208 (1). pp. 35-41.

Magee, Pamela and Rowland, IR (2004) Phyto-oestrogens, their mechanism of action: current evidence for a role in breast and prostate cancer. BRITISH JOURNAL OF NUTRITION, 91 (4). pp. 513-531.

Ferraro, L, Tomasini, M C, Cassano, T, Bebe, B W, Siniscalchi, A, O'Connor, W T, Magee, Pamela, Tanganelli, S, Cuomo, V and Antonelli, T (2001) Cannabinoid receptor agonist WIN 55,212-2 inhibits rat cortical dialysate gamma-aminobutyric acid levels.. Journal of neuroscience research, 66 (2). pp. 298-302.

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