Dylan MacKay


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  • Research Category: Clinical and Community Data


Current Positions

Assistant Professor, Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences and Department of Internal Medicine, Section- Endocrinology


PhD in Food and Human Nutritional Sciences, University of Manitoba
Master of Science, Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Research Focus

My current research program is focused on nutrition interventions for obesity, type 1 and 2 diabetes, and chronic kidney disease. I have expertise in the appropriate design and implementation of clinical trials, and I'm very interested in clinical trials involving interventions that are delivered via the healthcare system.

Research Interests

Dietary bicarbonate sources and metabolic acidosis in CKD
Dietary polyphenols, the gut microbiome and glycemic control
Resistant starch and diabetes