Alex Brito has specialization in Nutritional Epidemiology. He started his career in Chile studying Human Nutrition at a bachelor and master level. He later obtained a PhD in Nutritional Biology with sub-specializations in Epidemiology, Statistics and International & Community Nutrition at the University of California, Davis. He received doctoral and postdoctoral training being based at the USDA, Western Human Nutrition Research Center in Davis, California. He has been working internationally, interconnecting vitamin and metabolomics research. In addition to working as a senior Post-doctoral Researcher at the Luxembourg Institute of Health, he is also a Senior Researcher at the Laboratory of Pharmacokinetics and Metabolomic Analysis, Department of Translational Medicine and Biotechnology at Sechenov University, Moscow, Russia. 


• Nutritional Epidemiology

• Public Health Nutrition

• International Nutrition

• Global Nutrition

• Nutritional Metabolomics

• Translational Research

• Personalized Nutrition


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Latest LIH publications

• Low Serum B12 Concentrations Are Associated with Low B12 Dietary Intake But Not with Helicobacter pylori Infection or Abnormal Gastric Function in Rural Mexican Women.
December 02, 2019
2019 Dec. Nutrients.11(12):2922.
By: Anaya-Loyola MA Brito A Vergara-Castañeda H Sosa C Rosado JL Allen LH.


Alex Brito NutriHealth Scientist Population Health Preventive medicine

"Generation of translational research to impact population health, requires multiple areas of expertise and interdisciplinary work. Incorporation of new technologies (i.e. omics tools) are needed to be incorporated into well designed nutritional epidemiological studies. This challenge requires a high understanding of nutritional, biochemical and technological aspects, but also needs to take into consideration new knowledge to integrate the data into a personalized approach to impact public health" states Alex Brito, PhD, NutriHealth Group.

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