Harold Aukema


  • Accepting Students: No
  • Research Category: Nutrition and lipid mediators


Current Positions

Professor, Food and Human Nutritional Sciences, University of Manitoba
Scientist, Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
Principal Investigator, Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine, St Boniface
Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre


PhD (Nutritional Sciences), University of Guelph

Research Focus

Our laboratory examines the roles of diet and bioactive lipid mediators in normal and diseased organisms, tissues and cells. The specific lipid mediators that we study are fatty acid metabolites called oxylipins. Our applications include kidney disease and autism.

Research Interests

- Nutrition and lipid mediators
- Oxylipins in health and disease (e.g. kidney disease, autism)