Helen Griffiths

Professor Helen Griffiths

Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences; Professor of Biomedical Sciences
+44 (0)1483 689586
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Executive Assistant: Carol McKinley
+44 (0)1483 689721

Academic and research departments

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences.


Affiliations and memberships

Editorial Board of Biogerontology
Board member
Redox Biology
Free Radical Research


Research interests

Research projects

Research collaborations

Indicators of esteem

  • Editor for Redox Biology and Free Radical Research

  • Co-Chair of the Development Board of the British Society for Research on Ageing 2015-2017

  • Chair of the British Society for Research on Ageing and Biogerontology (2013-16)

  • Member of the SFRR-E Council (2012-2016)

  • Secretary on the Executive Board of the Society for Free Radical Research (2008-2012)

  • Previously chaired a European Task force for Biomarkers of oxidative damage, in the EUROfeda programme funded under framework 6


Postgraduate research supervision

Postgraduate research supervision


  • Pararasa C, Ikwuobe J, Shigdar S, Boukouvalas A, Nabney IT, Brown JE, Devitt A, Bailey CJ, Bennett SJ, Griffiths HR. Age-associated changes in long-chain fatty acid profile during healthy aging promote pro-inflammatory monocyte polarization via PPARγ. Aging Cell. 2016 Feb;15(1):128-39.
  • Dias HK, Brown CL, Polidori MC, Lip GY, Griffiths HR. LDL-lipids from patients with hypercholesterolaemia and Alzheimer's disease are inflammatory to microvascular endothelial cells: mitigation by statin intervention. Clin Sci (Lond). 2015 Dec;129(12):1195-206.
  • Zong G, Scott AE, Griffiths HR, Zock PL, Dietrich T, Newson RS. Serum α-Tocopherol Has a Nonlinear Inverse Association with Periodontitis among US Adults. J Nutr. 2015 May;145(5):893-9.
  • Choudhury K, Clark J, Griffiths HR. An almond-enriched diet increases plasma α-tocopherol and improves vascular function but does not affect oxidative stress markers or lipid levels. Free Radic Res. 2014 May;48(5):599-606.
  • Dias IH, Polidori MC, Li L, Weber D, Stahl W, Nelles G, Grune T, Griffiths HR. Plasma levels of HDL and carotenoids are lower in dementia patients with vascular comorbidities. J Alzheimers Dis. 2014;40(2):399-408.

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