Saint Boniface Hospital Research Center
Michel Aliani is an Associate Professor at the Department of Human Nutritional Sciences at the University of Manitoba and a member of the Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He was educated in France (B.Sc. and Engineering degree in Agri-Food Biochemistry) and in Northern Ireland (PhD, and Post-doctoral at Queen’s University Belfast) prior to move to University of Manitoba in 2007. His area of scientific expertise includes food science, mass spectrometry and metabolomics.
The focus of Dr. Aliani’s research is therefore twofold. 1.To provide the scientific and molecular basis for the development and successful marketing of functional foods targeted to patients as well as healthy populations in the world and 2.To investigate the effect of active compounds on metabolic pathways in animal and human model.