Human Nutrition Research Centre

Staff Profile

Dr Mario Siervo



I am a clinical scientist with an interest in nutrition, endothelial function and chronic metabolic diseases.   


- 2006-2011 PhD in Nutrition and Human Physiology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

- 2002-2003 MSc in Public Health Nutrition, LSHTM, London, UK 

- 1998-2002 Specialization in Clinical Nutrition, University of Naples “Federico II”, Italy

- 1992-1998 Medical Degree, University of Naples “Federico II”, Italy  


Research Interests

 - Obesity, ageing and cardiometabolic risk

 - Sarcopenic obesity: assessment, diagnosis and clinical relevance

- Endothelial function, nitric oxide and insulin resistance

- Inorganic nitrate, endothelial function and cardiometabolic risk


- MRes Ageing and Health

- BSc in Human Nutrition