Martyna Kosciuszko

Martyna Kosciuszko

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Overview

As a researcher, Martyna works with epidemiological and clinical data using her bioinformatics and statistical analysis skills. During her MRes in Clinical Research, Martyna analysed metabolom of severely malnourished children from Uganda as a part of clinical trial investigating effects of nutritional therapy that could improve the gut function. During her DTP, she investigated genetic propensity, socioeconomic position and trajectories of depression with usage of Polygenic Risk Scores. For her PhD project, Martyna is analysing gene expression and diet quality (including food insecurity) during pregnancy and risk of obesity in children. She is passionate about the area of nutrition and precision medicine including genetics and analysis of - omic data.

Martyna graduated with BSc degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. During her studies she had been engaged in Nutrigenomics Research Society. She was conducting the project analysing mutation in the the vitamin D receptor gene in Parkinson’s Disease. After graduation, Martyna worked as a Specialist Dietitian in the area of gastroenterology and mental health. 

Qualifications

2021-2025 PhD, University of Manchester

2021 MRes Clinical Research, Imperial College London

2020 BSc Dietetics, Jagiellonian University Poland

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

Registered Dietitian in The Health and Care Professions Council (Registration number: DT031553)

Member of British Dietetic Association 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Keywords

  • Nutrition
  • Epidemiology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Genetics
  • Public Health
  • Statistics
  • Clinical Research

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