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Professor Alexandra Johnstone

Associations between ghrelin and leptin and neural food cue reactivity in a fasted and sated state

Alex Johnstone

Alexandra Johnstone

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Rowett Institute

Ashgrove Road West


AB25 2ZD


Professor Alexandra Johnstone, is recognised as a leading innovative UK researcher within the field of human appetite control and specifically, the role of dietary protein on health.

Within the strategic research programme she contributes to evidence based research focussing on health and safe diets within the context of obesity and weight control.

More about Alexandra can be found here or watch my video from the My Food, Our World project.


Research Papers (DOI)

Leading Ideas

  • Food & Drink Innovation
  • Food and Drink Production
  • Healthier Foods
  • Food Sustainability
  • Healthier Dietary Components
  • Healthier Diets
  • Healthier Food Culture

Area of Strategic Research Programme

Further information the Scottish Government's Strategic Research Programme is available

  • Theme 3: Food, Health and Wellbeing
  • 3.2 - Healthy Diets and Dietary Choice