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Professor Jacqueline McCormack

Associate Head of School of Biomedical Sciences

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Research Interests
- Trace elements including copper, zinc and iron in health and disease
- Trace elements in immune function and DNA damage
- Nutrition and immune function
- Nutrition and cognitive function and mood
- Choline and human health

Teaching & Learning Activities

Associate Head of School
- Chair of Faculty E-learning Committee
- Chair of School Recruitment and Admissions Sub-Committee

Professor Jacqueline McCormack

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Professor Jacqueline McCormack
Associate Head of School of Biomedical Sciences
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute

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Room W1104
School of Biomedical Sciences
University of Ulster
Coleraine campus
Cromore Road
Coleraine
Co. Londonderry
BT52 1SA

phone: +44 28 70124186
Email: jm.mccormack@ulster.ac.uk

Professor Jacqueline McCormack - Publications

Number of items: 49.

Simpson, Ellen E.A., Hodkinson, Claire F., Maylor, Elizabeth A., McCormack, Jacqueline, Rae, Gordon, Strain, JJ, Alexander, H. Denis and Wallace, Julie M.W. (2013) Intracellular cytokine production and cognition in healthy older adults. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 38 (10). pp. 2196.

Simpson, Liz, Rae, G, Parr, H, O'Connor, Jacqueline M, Bonham, Maxine, Polito, Angela, Meunier, Nathalie, Andriollo-Sanchez, Maud, Intorre, Federica, Coudray, Charles, Strain, JJ and Stewart-Knox, Barbara J. (2012) Predictors of taste acuity in healthy older Europeans. Appetite, 58 (1). pp. 188.

Wallace, JMW, McCormack, JM, McNulty, H, Walsh, PM, Robson, PJ, Bonham, MP, Duffy, ME, Ward, M, Molloy, AM, Scott, JM, Ueland, PM and Strain, JJ (2012) Choline supplementation and measures of choline and betaine status: a randomised, controlled trial in postmenopausal women. British Journal of Nutrition, 108 (7). pp. 1.

Knox, Barbara J., Rae, Gordon, Simpson, Ellen EA, McConville, Chris, O’Connor, Jacqueline, Polito, Angela, Andriollo-Sanchez, Maud, Coudray, Charles and STRAIN, JJ (2011) Supplemented zinc does not alter mood in healthy older European adults – a randomised placebo-controlled trial: the Zenith study. Public Health Nutrition, 14 (05). pp. 882.

Seamans, KM, Hill, TR, Scully , L, Meunier, N, Andrillo-Sanchez, M, Ciarapica, D, Hininger-Favier, I, Polito, A, Simpson, EEA, Stewart-Knox, Barbara J., O'Connor, JM, Coudray, C and Cashman, KD (2010) Vitamin D status and measure of bone turnover and cognitive function in healthy older european adults. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 64. pp. 1172-1178.

Stewart-Knox, Barbara J, Ballantine, A, Duffy, Maresa and O'Connor, Jacqueline M (2009) Associations between dietary fat intake and mood in older European adults. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 68 (3). pp. e145.

Hodkinson, CF, Simpson, Ellen EA, Beattie, J. H, McCormack, Jacqueline, Campbell, DJ, Strain, JJ and Wallace, JMW (2009) Preliminary evidence of immune function modulation by thyroid hormones in healthy men and women aged 55-70 years. Journal of Endocrinology, 202 (1). pp. 55.

Intorre, F, Polito, A, Andriollo-Sanchez, M, Azzini, E, Raguzzini, A, Toti, E, Zaccaria, M, Catasta, G, Meunier, N, Ducros, V, O'Connor, JM, Coudray, C, Roussel, AM and Maiani, G (2008) Effect of zinc supplementation on vitamin status of middle-aged and older European adults: the ZENITH study. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION, 62 (10). pp. 1215-1223.

Simpson, EEA, Maylor, E, McConville, Christopher, Rae, Gordon, Stewart-Knox, Barbara J, Seeker, D-L, Andriollo-Sanchez, M, Polito, A and O'Connor, JM (2008) Cognition and mood in healthy older European adults: The Zenith Study. PSYCHOLOGY & HEALTH, 23 (Suppl. 1). pp. 237.

Andriollo-Sanchez, Maud, Hininger-Favier, Isabelle, Meunier, Nathalie, Venneria, Eugenia, O'Connor, JM, Maiani, Giuseppe, Polito, Angela, Bord, Severine, Ferry, Monique, Coudray, Charles and Roussel, Anne-Marie (2008) No Antioxidant Beneficial Effect of Zinc Supplementation on Oxidative Stress Markers and Antioxidant Defenses in Middle-Aged and Elderly Subjects: The Zenith Study. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF NUTRITION, 27 (4). pp. 463-469.

Simpson, Ellen EA, McConville, Christopher, Rae, Gordon, O'Connor, JM, Stewart-Knox, Barbara J, Coudray, Charles and Strain, JJ (2008) Salivary cortisol, stress and mood in healthy older adults: The Zenith study. BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY, 78 (1). pp. 1-9.

Stewart-Knox, Barbara J., Simpson, Ellen E. A., Parr, Heather, Rae, Gordon, Polito, Angela, Intorre, Federica, Sanchez, Maud Andriollo, Meunier, Natalie, O'Connor, JM, Maiani, Giuseppe, Coudray, Charles and Strain, JJ (2008) Taste acuity in response to zinc supplementation in older Europeans. BRITISH JOURNAL OF NUTRITION, 99 (1). pp. 129-136.

Hodkinson, Clare F, McCann, Mary, Alexander, H Denis, Bradbury, Ian, Robson, Paula J, Bonham, Maxine P, O'Connor, Jacqueline, Coudray, Charles, Strain, JJ and Wallace, Julie (2007) Effect of zinc supplementation on the immune status of healthy older individuals aged 55-70 years: The ZENITH study. Journals of Gerontology Series A - Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 62 (6). pp. 598-608.

Hodkinson, Clare F, Kelly, Mary, Alexander, H. Denis, Bradbury, Ian, Robson, Paula J, Bonham, Maxine P, O'Connor, JM, Coudray, Charles, Strain, JJ and Wallace, Julie MW (2007) Effect of zinc supplementation on the immune status of healthy older individuals aged 55-70 years: The ZENITH study. Journals of Gerontology Series A - Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 62 (6). pp. 598-608.

Hininger-Favier, Isabelle, Andriollo-Sanchez, Maud, Arnaud, Josiane, Meunier, Nathalie, Bord, Severine, Graham, C, Polito, Angela, Maiani, Giuseppe, O'Connor, JM, Coudray, Charles and Roussel, Anne-Marie (2007) Age- and sex-dependent effects of long-term zinc supplementation on essential trace element status and lipid metabolism in European subjects: the Zenith Study. BRITISH JOURNAL OF NUTRITION, 97 (3). pp. 569-578.

Maylor, Elizabeth A, Simpson, Ellen EA, Secker, David L, Meunier, Nathalie, Andriollo-Sanchez, Maud, Polito, Angela, Stewart-Knox, Barbara, McConville, Christopher, O'Connor, Jacqueline M and Coudray, Charles (2006) Effects of zinc supplementation on cognitive function in healthy middle-aged and older adults: the ZENITH study. BRITISH JOURNAL OF NUTRITION, 96 (4). pp. 752-760.

Hodkinson, Clare F, O'Connor, Jacqueline, Alexander, H Denis, Bradbury, Ian, Bonham, Maxine P, Hannigan, BM, Gilmore, William S, Strain, JJ and Wallace, Julie (2006) Whole blood analysis of phagocytosis, apoptosis, cytokine production, and leukocyte subsets in healthy older men and women: The ZENITH study. Journals of Gerontology Series A - Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 61 (9). pp. 907-917.

Duffy, Maresa E, Stewart-Knox, Barbara J, McConville, Christopher, Bradbury, Ian, O'Connor, JM, Helander, Anders and Strain, JJ (2006) The relationship between whole-blood serotonin and subjective mood in apparently healthy postmenopausal women. Biological Psychology, 73 (2). pp. 165-168.

Feillet-Coudray, C, Meunier, N, Bayle, D, Brandolini-Bunlon, M, Andriollo-Sanchez, M, O'Connor, JM, Maiani, G, Roussel, AM, Mazur, A and Coudray, C (2006) Effect of zinc supplementation on in vitro copper-induced oxidation of low-density lipoproteins in healthy French subjects aged 55-70 years: the Zenith Study. BRITISH JOURNAL OF NUTRITION, 95 (6). pp. 1134-1142.

Polito, A, Meunier, N, Andriollo-Sanchez, M, Catasta, G, Azzini, E, Simpson, EEA, O'Connor, JM, Roussel, AM, Ferry, M, Coudray, C and Maiani, G (2005) Screening and recruitment procedure of late-middle aged and older subjects: the ZENITH study. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION, 59 (Suppl. 2). pp. S8-S12.

Andriollo-Sanchez, M, Hininger-Favier, I, Meunier, N, Toti, E, Zaccaria, M, Brandolini-Bunlon, M, Polito, A, O'Connor, JM, Ferry, M, Coudray, C and Roussel, AM (2005) Zinc intake and status in middle-aged and older European subjects: the ZENITH study. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION, 59 (Suppl. 2). pp. S37-S41.

Meunier, N, Beattie, JH, Ciarapica, D, O'Connor, JM, Andriollo-Sanchez, M, Taras, A, Coudray, C and Polito, A (2005) Basal metabolic rate and thyroid hormones of late-middle-aged and older human subjects: the ZENITH study. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION, 59 (Suppl. 2). pp. S53-S57.

Stewart-Knox, B, Simpson, EEA, Parr, H, Rae, G, Polito, A, Intorre, F, Meunier, N, Andriollo-Sanchez, M, O'Connor, JM, Coudray, C and Strain, JJ (2005) Zinc status and taste acuity in older Europeans: the ZENITH study. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 59 (Suppl. 2). pp. S31-S36.

Coudray, C, O'Connor, JM, Maiani, G, Cashman, KD, Simpson, EEA, Secker, DL, Ferry, M and Roussel, AM (2005) Introduction to the ZENITH study and summary of baseline results. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION, 59 (Suppl. 2). pp. S5-S7.

Hill, T, Meunier, N, Andriollo-Sanchez, M, Ciarapica, D, Hininger-Favier, I, Polito, A, O'Connor, JM, Coudray, C and Cashman, KD (2005) The relationship between the zinc nutritive status and biochemical markers of bone turnover in older European adults: the ZENITH study. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION, 59 (Suppl. 2). pp. S73-S78.

Polito, A, Intorre, F, Andriollo-Sanchez, M, Azzini, E, Raguzzini, A, Meunier, N, Ducros, V, O'Connor, JM, Coudray, C, Roussel, AM and Maiani, G (2005) Estimation of intake and status of vitamin A, vitamin E and folate in older European adults: the ZENITH. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION, 59 (Suppl. 2). pp. S42-S47.

Andriollo-Sanchez, M, Hininger-Favier, I, Meunier, N, Venneria, E, O'Connor, JM, Maiani, G, Coudray, C and Roussel, AM (2005) Age-related oxidative stress and antioxidant parameters in middle-aged and older European subjects: the ZENITH study. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION, 59 (Suppl. 2). pp. S58-S62.

Hodkinson, CF, Kelly, M, Coudray, C, Gilmore, WS, Hannigan, BM, O'Connor, JM, Strain, JJ and Wallace, JMW (2005) Zinc status and age-related changes in peripheral blood leukocyte subpopulations in healthy men and women aged 55-70y: the ZENITH study. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION, 59 (Suppl. 2). pp. S63-S67.

McConville, Christopher, Simpson, EEA, Rae, G, Polito, A, Andriollo-Sanchez, M, Meunier, N, Stewart-Knox, Barbara J, O'Connor, JM, Roussel, AM, Cuzzolaro, M and Coudray, C (2005) Positive and negative mood in the elderly: the ZENITH study. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION, 59 (Suppl. 2). pp. S22-S25.

Meunier, N, O'Connor, JM, Maiani, G, Cashman, KD, Secker, DL, Ferry, M, Roussel, AM and Coudray, C (2005) Importance of zinc in the elderly: the ZENITH study. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION, 59 (Suppl. 2). pp. S1-S4.

Hodkinson, CF, Kelly, M, Coudray, C, Gilmore, WS, Hannigan, BM, O'Connor, JM, Strain, JJ and Wallace, Julie (2005) Zinc status and age-related changes in peripheral blood leukocyte subpopulations in healthy men and women aged 55-70y: the ZENITH study. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION, 59 (Suppl. 2). pp. S63-S67.

Simpson, EEA, O'Connor, JM, Livingstone, Barbara, Rae, G, Stewart-Knox, Barbara J., Andriollo-Sanchez, M, Toti, E, Meunier, N, Ferry, M, Polito, A, Kelly, M, Wallace, JMW and Coudray, C (2005) Health and lifestyle characteristics of older European adults: the ZENITH study. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION, 59 (Suppl. 2). pp. S13-S21.

Bugel, S, Harper, A, Rock, E, O'Connor, JM, Bonham, MP and Strain, JJ (2005) Effect of copper supplementation on indices of copper status and certain CVD risk markers in young healthy women. British Journal of Nutrition, 94 (2). pp. 231-236.

Hodkinson, CF, Jewell, VC, Kelly, M, Coudray, C, Gilmore, WS, O'Connor, JM, Strain, JJ and Wallace, JMW (2005) Zinc status and immune function in a healthy older population aged 55-70 years: the Zenith study. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 64 (Suppl. S). pp. 33A.

Hodkinson, CF, Jewell, VC, Kelly, Mary M, Coudray, C, Gilmore, WS, O'Connor, JM, Strain, JJ and Wallace, JMW (2005) Zinc status and immune function in a healthy older population aged 55-70 years: the Zenith study. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 64 (Suppl. S). pp. 33A.

O'Connor, JM, Bonham, MP, Turley, E, McKeown, A, McKelvey-Martin, VJ, Gilmore, WS and Strain, JJ (2003) Copper supplementation has no effect on markers of DNA damage and liver function in healthy adults (FOODCUE project). ANNALS OF NUTRITION AND METABOLISM, 47 (5). pp. 201-206.

Bonham, Maxine P, O'Connor, JM, Alexander, HD, Coulter, J, Walsh, PM, McAnena, LB, Downes, Stephen, Hannigan, BM and Strain, JJ (2003) Zinc supplementation has no effect on circulating levels of peripheral blood leucocytes and lymphocyte subsets in healthy adult men. BRITISH JOURNAL OF NUTRITION, 89 (5). pp. 695-703.

Bonham, M, O'Connor, JM, Alexander, HD, Coulter, J, Walsh, PM, McAnena, LB, Downes, Stephen, Hannigan, BM and Strain, JJ (2003) Zinc supplementation has no effect on circulating levels of peripheral blood leucocytes and lymphocyte subsets in healthy adult men. BRITISH JOURNAL OF NUTRITION, 89 (5). pp. 695-703.

Bonham, Maxine P, O'Connor, Jacqueline, McAnena, Liadhan, Walsh, PM, Downes, Stephen, Hannigan, BM and Strain, JJ (2003) Zinc supplementation has no effect on lipoprotein metabolism, hemostasis, and putative indices of copper status in healthy men. Biological Trace Element Research, 93 (1-3). pp. 75-86.

Bonham, M, O'Connor, JM, McAnena, Liadhan, Walsh, PM, Downes, Stephen, Hannigan, BM and Strain, JJ (2003) Zinc supplementation has no effect on lipoprotein metabolism, hemostasis, and putative indices of copper status in healthy men. BIOLOGICAL TRACE ELEMENT RESEARCH, 93 (1-3). pp. 75-86.

Stewart-Knox, Barbara J, Parr, H, Ferguson, J, O'Connor, JM, Welch, RW and Strain, JJ (2003) Breakfast, mood and cognition in adolescents: a pilot study. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism, 47. pp. 504.

Bonham, M, O'Connor, Jacqueline, Hannigan, BM and Strain, JJ (2002) The immune system as a physiological indicator of marginal copper status?. British Journal of Nutrition, 87 (5). pp. 393-403.

Cashman, KD, Baker, A, Ginty, F, Flynn, A, Strain, JJ, Bonham, MP, O'Connor, JM, Bugel, S and Sandstrom, B (2001) No effect of copper supplementation on biochemical markers of bone metabolism in healthy young adult females despite apparently improved copper status. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 55 (7). pp. 525-531.

Turley, E, McKeown, A, Bonham, MP, O'Connor, JM, Chopra, M, Harvey, LJ, Majsak-Newman, G, Fairweather-Tait, SJ, Bugel, S, Sandstrom, B, Rock, E, Mazur, A, Rayssiguier, Y and Strain, JJ (2000) Copper supplementation in humans does not affect the susceptibility of low density lipoprotein to in vitro induced oxidation (FOODCUE project). FREE RADICAL BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE, 29 (11). pp. 1129-1134.

Kehoe, CA, Turley, E, Bonham, MP, O'Connor, JM, McKeown, A, Faughnan, MS, Coulter, JS, Gilmore, WS, Howard, AN and Strain, JJ (2000) Response of putative indices of copper status to copper supplementation in human subjects. British Journal of Nutrition, 84 (2). pp. 151-156.

Rock, E, Mazur, A, O'Connor, JM, Bonham, MP, Rayssiguier, Y and Strain, JJ (2000) The effect of copper supplementation on red blood cell oxidizability and plasma antioxidants in middle-aged healthy volunteers. FREE RADICAL BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE, 28 (3). pp. 324-329.

McGlynn, AP, Wasson, G, O'Connor, Jacqueline, McKerr, George, McKelvey-Martin, Valerie and Downes, Stephen (1999) The bromodeoxyuridine comet assay: Detection of maturation of recently replicated DNA in individual cells. CANCER RESEARCH, 59 (23). pp. 5912-5916.

Baker, A, Turley, E, Bonham, MP, O'Connor, JM, Strain, JJ, Flynn, A and Cashman, KD (1999) No effect of copper supplementation on biochemical markers of bone metabolism in healthy adults. British Journal of Nutrition, 82 (4). pp. 283-290.

Strain, JJ, Kehoe, CA, Turley, E, Bonham, M, O'Connor, J, McKeown, A, Faughnan, MS and Howard, AN (1998) The response of serum diamine oxidase (DAO) activity to copper (Cu) supplementation in humans.. FASEB JOURNAL, 12 (4, Part 1 Suppl. S). pp. 1160.

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