Dr Aurora Pérez-Cornago
BSc MSc PhD
Aurora Pérez-Cornago joined the Cancer Epidemiology Unit in July 2015 where she works in three major epidemiological studies: the European Prospective Investigation into Nutrition and Cancer (EPIC), the UK Biobank, and the Endogenous Hormones, Nutritional Biomarkers and Prostate Cancer Collaborative Group (EHNBPCCG). Her main interests are to examine the nutritional and biological determinants of prostate cancer.
During her PhD studies in Food, Physiology and Health at the University of Navarra (Spain), she conducted several dietary interventions in obese subjects with a focus on weight loss and psychological disorders. Subsequent to the completion of her doctorate degree, she was employed as nutritional epidemiologist in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health of the University of Navarra. She also holds two master’s degrees, one in Public Health and another in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Intake of High-Fat Yogurt, but Not of Low-Fat Yogurt or Prebiotics, Is Related to Lower Risk of Depression in Women of the SUN Cohort Study.
Perez-Cornago A. et al, (2016), J Nutr, 146, 1731 - 1739
Relationship between adherence to Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet indices and incidence of depression during up to 8 years of follow-up.
Perez-Cornago A. et al, (2016), Public Health Nutr, 1 - 10
An Increase in Plasma Homovanillic Acid with Cocoa Extract Consumption Is Associated with the Alleviation of Depressive Symptoms in Overweight or Obese Adults on an Energy Restricted Diet in a Randomized Controlled Trial.
Ibero-Baraibar I. et al, (2016), J Nutr
Prebiotic consumption and the incidence of overweight in a Mediterranean cohort: the Seguimiento Universidad de Navarra Project.
Perez-Cornago A. et al, (2015), Am J Clin Nutr, 102, 1554 - 1562
Pre-diagnostic polyphenol intake and breast cancer survival: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort.
Kyrø C. et al, (2015), Breast Cancer Res Treat, 154, 389 - 401