Risk-benefit assessment of functional foods – Focus on vitamin D metabolism

Project Details


This PhD study represents one of five PhD projects within the Mobility stipend entitled: An Integrated approach to risk-benefit assessment of the human health effects of food and food contaminants.

The aim of this project is to study the vitamin D metabolism if vitamin D is synthisized in the skin by UV B exposure and if fed by feeding vitamin D. The animal model is the mini-pigs.

For measurement specific LC-MS/MS methods will be developed and validated for vitamin D metabolites in plasma and in food i.e. organs, meat and fat.
AcronymVitamin D Metabolism
Effective start/end date01/12/201030/11/2014