Dr Lynne Chepulis
Senior Research Fellow, Medical Research Centre
Qualifications: BSc, MSc, Mphil, PhD
Nutrition, Diabetes, Obesity, Epidemiology, Chronic disease development, Cancer, Clinical trials.
Current projects include
i) an assessment of antioxidant-rich food extracts on glycaemic response in prediabetes
ii) NZ Public Health Nutrition (evaluation of sugars in SSBs, children's breakfast cereals,
iii) exploring barriers to lung cancer diagnosis in Maori
iv) microbiome change in gestational diabetes
v) barriers to diagnosis in patients with colorectal cancer
vi) the use of appropriate screening tools to determine health outcomes following surgery in the elderly.
Dr Chepulis has a background in nutrition and physiology, with an interest in the links between diet and chronic disease (including cancer and diabetes). She currently leads a program investigating the role of the microbiome in women with gestational diabetes, and project manages two HRC-funded studies to investigate the barriers to diagnosis in lung and colorectal cancer.
Biochemistry; Biology; Population Studies; Science
cancer research, sugar; nutrition; diabetes; disease; elderly
Chepulis, L., Everson, N., Heapy, A., & Mearns, G. (2018). Added sugar and sodium levels in New Zealand processed fruit and vegetable-based products. Nutrition and Dietetics. doi:10.1111/1747-0080.12470
Chepulis, L., Mearns, G., Hill, S., Wu, J. H. Y., Crino, M., Alderton, S., & Jenner, K. (2018). The nutritional content of supermarket beverages: a cross-sectional analysis of New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the UK. Public Health Nutrition, 21(13), 2507-2516. doi:10.1017/S1368980017004128
Chepulis, L., Wu, J. H. Y., & Mearns, G. (2018). [Letter to the Editor] Sugar-sweetened beverages: still cause for concern in New Zealand and Australia. Public Health Nutrition, 1-3. doi:10.1017/S1368980018001593
Chepulis, L., Mearns, G., Hill, S., Wu, J. H., Crino, M., Alderton, S., & Jenner, K. (2018). The nutritional content of supermarket beverages: a cross-sectional analysis of New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the UK – CORRIGENDUM. Public Health Nutrition, 1. doi:10.1017/S1368980018000794
Find more research publications by Lynne Chepulis
Malgorzata Hirsz (in progress). Symptoms and patient characteristics as criteria for diagnosis of colorectal cancer in primary and secondary care in New Zealand.
Wen Janice Lim (in progress). Stopping the progression towards type 2 diabetes: hypoglycaemic potential of antioxidant-rich plant extracts.
Ketel, Julian (2016). The biocidal activity of Manuka Cyclopower against strains of methicillin-resistant and sensitive Staphylococcus aureus in the anterior nostrils.
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