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Dr Victor F. Zevallos

Dr Victor F. Zevallos, Northumbria University Newcastle

Victor received his PhD degree at King’s College London, continued his postdoctoral training at the Institute of Translational Immunology at the Universitätsmedizin Mainz (Germany); Research Institute of Pharmacy at the University of Groningen (The Netherlands) and at the Farncombe Family Digestive Health Research Institute at McMaster University (Canada). He was then appointed Lecturer in Health Sciences at St Mary’s University (London) and he is currently Senior Lecturer at Northumbria University Newcastle.

He has been primarily interested in the immunological effects of diet on health and disease. His research focuses on gastrointestinal diseases, allergies and food sensitivities, where basic and translational efforts are directed to find therapies, develop suitable pre-clinical models and perform clinical nutritional trials to elucidate novel immune mechanisms. Victor is member of Nutrition Society UK, Coeliac UK and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA). He has received awards from academic and governmental organisations in the UK, USA and Germany.

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