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Dr Alison Yeates (nee McAfee)

Research Associate in Nutritional Biochemistry

Research Interests

- Food chain nutrition and impact of animal derived foods on human health
- Fatty acid metabolism and biochemistry
- Maternal fish consumption
- Impact of iodine, selenium and LC PUFA on cognitive development and genetic modifiers

Dr Alison Yeates (nee McAfee)

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Dr Alison Yeates
Research Fellow in Nutritional Biochemistry
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute

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Room W2065
School of Biomedical Sciences
University of Ulster
Coleraine campus
Cromore Road
Coleraine
Co. Londonderry
BT52 1SA

phone: +44 28 70123147
Email: a.yeates@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Alison Yeates (nee McAfee) - Publications

Number of items: 17.

Watson, G.E., van Wijngaarden, E, Love, T.M.T., McSorley, E. M., Bonham, M. P., Mulhern, Maria, Yeates, Alison, Davidson, P.W., Shamlaye, C.F., STRAIN, JJ, Thurston, S.W., Harrington, D, Zareba, G, Wallace, Julie MW and Myers, G.J. (2013) Neurodevelopmental outcomes at 5 years in children exposed prenatally to maternal dental amalgam: The Seychelles Child Development Nutrition Study. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 39. pp. 57-62.

van Wijngaarden, E, Thurston, S.W., Myers, G.J., STRAIN, JJ, Weiss, B, Zarcone, T, Watson, G.E., Zareba, C.F., McSorley, E. M., Mulhern, Maria S., Yeates, Alison J., Henderson, J, Gedeon, J, Shamlaye, C.F. and Davidson, P.W. (2013) Prenatal methyl mercury exposure in relation to neurodevelopment and behavior at 19 years of age in the Seychelles Child Development Study. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 39. pp. 19-25.

Strain, JJ, Duffy, Emeir M., van Wijngaarden, E, Kobrosly, RW, Bonham, M. P, Mulhern, Maria S., McAfee, Alison, Davidson , PW, Shamlaye, CF, Henderson, J, Watson, GE, Thurston, SW, Wallace, JMW, Ueland, PM and Myers, GJ (2013) Choline status and neurodevelopmental outcomes at 5 years of age in the Seychelles Child Development Nutrition Study.. British Journal of Nutrition, 9. pp. 1-7.

Valent, F, Mariuz, M, Bin, M, Little , D, Mazej, D, Tognin, V, Tratnik, J, McAfee, Alison, Mulhern, Maria S., Parpinel, M, Carrozzi, M, Horvat, M, Tamburlini, G and Barbone, F (2013) Associations of Prenatal Mercury Exposure From Maternal Fish Consumption and Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids With Child Neurodevelopment: A Prospective Cohort Study in Italy.. Journal of Epidemiology, 10.

McAfee, Alison, Mulhern, Maria, McSorley, Emeir, Wallace, Julie, Bonham, Maxine P., Faure, Jude, Romain, Sarah, Esther, Christina, Shamlaye, Conrad F, Watson, Gene E, Myers, Gary J, Clarkson, Thomas W, Davidson, Philip W and Strain, JJ (2012) Intakes and adequacy of potentially important nutrients for cognitive development among 5-year-old children in the Seychelles Child Development and Nutrition Study. Public Health Nutrition, 0. pp. 1-8.

Laird, Eamon, Ward, Mary, McNulty, H, Wallace, Julie MW, McSorley, E. M., Mulhern, Maria S., McAfee, Alison, Myers, G. J, Davidson, P. W, Thurston, S. W, Shamlaye, C. F., Watson, G. E., van Wijngaarden, E. and Strain, JJ (2012) Vitamin D status in pregnancy: Data from the Seychelles Child Development Nutrition Study. Proceedings of The Nutrition Society , 71. pp. OCE2.

Mulhern, Maria S., Broberg, K., McAfee, Alison, Laird, E., Li, H, Wallace, Julie, McSorley, E. M., Myers, G. J., Davidson, P. W., Thurston, S. W., Shamlaye, C. F., Watson, G. E., van Wijngaarden, E. and Strain, JJ (2012) Vitamin D status is a predictor of telomere length during pregnancy. Proceedings of The Nutrition Society , 71. pp. OCE2.

Strain, JJ, Davidson, Philip W, Thurston, Sally W, Harrington, Donald, Mulhern, Maria S., McAfee, Alison, van Wijngaarden, Edwin , Shamlaye, Conrad F, Henderson, Juliette, Watson, Gene E, Zareba, Grazyna, Cory-Slechta, Deborah A, Lynch, Miranda, Wallace, JMW, McSorley, E. M., Bonham, Maxine P., Stokes-Riner, Abbie, Sloane-Reeves, Jean, Janciuras, Joanne, Wong, Rosa, Clarkson, Thomas W and Myers, Gary J (2012) Maternal PUFA Status but Not Prenatal Methylmercury Exposure Is Associated with Children's Language Functions at Age Five Years in the Seychelles.. Journal of Nutrition, 142. pp. in -press.

Watson, Gene E, Evans, Katie, Thurston, Sally W, van Wijngaarden, Edwin, Wallace, Julie M. W., McSorley, Emeir M., Bonham, Maxine P., Mulhern, Maria S., McAfee, Alison, Davidson, Philip W, Shamlaye, Conrad F, Strain, JJ, Love, Tanzy, Zareba, G and Myers, Gary M (2012) Prenatal Exposure to Dental Amalgam in the Seychelles Child Development Nutrition Study: Associations with Neurodevelopmental Outcomes at 9 and 30 Months. Neurotoxicology., 11. pp. in -press.

McAfee, Alison J., Mulhern, Maria S., Ueland, Per M., McSorley, E. M., Wallace, Julie M. W., Watson, Gene E., Myers, Gary E,, van Wijngaarden, E., Shamlaye, C., Davidson, P.W. and STRAIN, JJ (2012) Plasma total cysteine is a determinant of adiposity in healthy adolescents living in the Republic of Seychelles. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 71 (OCE2 E125).

McAfee, Alison, Duffy, E. M., Cuskelly, G J, Fearon, A M, Moss, B W, Beattie, J A M, Wallace, Julie, Bonham, Maxine P. and Strain, JJ (2011) Red meat from animals offered a grass diet increases plasma and platelet n-3 PUFA in healthy consumers. The British journal of nutrition, 105 (1). pp. 80-89.

McAfee, Alison, Barnes, Maria S, Strain, JJ, Davidson, PW, Bonham, Maxine P., McSorley, Emeir, Thurston, SW, Wallace, Julie MW, Shamlaye, CF, Myers, GJ and Clarkson, TW (2010) Plasma phospholipid fatty acid status of 5 year old children in the Seychelles Child Development Nutrition Study. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 69 (E389).

Barnes, Maria S., McAfee, Alison, Bonham, M. P., McSorley, E. M., Wallace, Julie MW, Myers, G. J., Davidson, P. W., Thurston, S. W., Shamlaye, C. F., Ueland, P.M and Strain, JJ (2010) Age and sex differences in plasma homocysteine, choline and betaine status in Seychellois children and young adults. Proceedings of The Nutrition Society, 69. pp. OCE5.

McAfee, Alison, McSorley, Emeir, Cuskelly, Geraldine, Fearon, Ann, Moss, Bruce W, Beattie, Alan, Doyle, Adel, Gordon, Alan, Wallace, Julie MW, Bonham, Maxine P. and Strain, JJ (2010) Influence of season and feeding regime on the fatty acid composition of lamb. Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science, 133. pp. 161-162.

McAfee, Alison, McSorley, Emeir, Cuskelly, Geraldine, Fearon, Ann M., Moss, Bruce W, Beattie, Alan, Wallace, Julie M. W., Bonham, Maxine P. and Strain, JJ (2009) Red meat from animals offered a grass diet increases platelet n-3 PUFA in healthy consumers. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 69 (E335).

McAfee, Alison, Duffy, Emeir M., Cuskelly, Geraldine , Wallace, Julie M. W., Bonham, Maxine P., Fearon, Ann M., Moss, Bruce W. and Strain, JJ (2009) Finishing diets used in beef and lamb production in Northern Ireland: results of a questionnaire survey. Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science, 137. pp. 155-156.

McAfee, Alison, Duffy, E. M., Cuskelly, Geraldine J., Moss, Bruce W., Wallace, Julie, Bonham, Maxine P. and Fearon, Anna M. (2009) Red meat consumption: An overview of the risks and benefits. Meat Science, 84 (1). pp. 1.

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