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Carolanne Nelson

Exploring the unique nutritional issues associated with a diagnosis of celiac disease.

  • B.Sc. (General), University of Alberta, 1986
  • B.Sc. (Home Economics), University of Alberta, 1988
  • Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 1999
Assistant Professor
Applied Human Sciences
(902) 894-2881
Research Interests: 
  • Fatty acids
  • Gene-nutrient interactions
  • Celiac disease
    • Soundararajan R, Wishart AD, Rupasinghe HP, Arcellana-Panlilio M, Nelson CM, Mayne M, Robertson GS. Quercetin 3-glucoside protects neuroblastoma (SH-SY5Y) cells in vitro against oxidative damage by inducing sterol regulatory element-binding protein-2-mediated cholesterol biosynthesis. J Biol Chem. (2008) ;283:2231-45.
  1. Clarke SD, Gasperikova D, Nelson C, Lapillonne A, Heird WC.  Fatty Acid Regulation of Gene Expression: A Genomic Explanation or the Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet. Ann NY Acad Sci (2002) 967: 283-298.
  2. Price PT, Nelson CM, Clarke SD. Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid regulation of gene expression. Curr Opin Lipidol. (2000) 11: 3-7.
  3. Nelson CM, Innis SM. Plasma lipoprotein fatty acids are altered by the positional distribution of fatty acids in infant formulae triacylglycerols and human milk. Am J Clin Nutr (1999) 70: 62-9.
  4. Innis SM, Nelson CM, Wadsworth L, MacLaren I, and Lwanga D.  Incidence of iron-deficiency anaemia among nine month old infants in Vancouver, Canada. Canadian Journal of Public Health (1997) 88: 80-84.
  5. Innis SM, Nelson CM, Lwanga D, Rioux FM, Waslen P. Feeding formula without arachidonic acid and docosahexaenoic acid has no effect on preferential looking acuity or recognition memory in healthy full-term infants at 9 mo of age.  Am J Clin Nutr (1996) 64: 40-46.