Dr Christine Bosch


  • Postgraduate Research Tutor

Research interests

I have a strong interest in nutrition related research with focus on health promoting effects of dietary antioxidants and their mechanism of action.

  • The potential of different flavonoids to alter cell signalling pathways and gene expression in the context of oxidative stress and inflammation
  • Impact of plant secondary metabolites in the prevention and/or intervention of oxidative stress and inflammation related diseases such as obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases.
  • Contribution of metabolism, genetic variation and epigenetic factors to gene regulation
  • Interactions of trace elements with redox regulated pathways
  • Implementation of molecular methods in nutrition research


Research projects

Any research projects I'm currently working on will be listed below. Our list of all research projects allows you to view and search the full list of projects in the faculty.

Research groups and institutes

  • Nutrition and Public Health
  • Obesity, Cancer and Metabolic Disease
  • Human Nutrition and Lifestyle Intervention
  • Food Safety, Security and Sustainability

Postgraduate research opportunities

We welcome enquiries from motivated and qualified applicants from all around the world who are interested in PhD study. Our <a href="//physicalsciences.leeds.ac.uk/research-opportunities">research opportunities</a> allow you to search for projects and scholarships.