Dr Lauren Owen

Dr Owen is the head of the NPBD Unit (Nutrition Psychopharmacology & Brain Development Unit). Her research interests are broadly in the area of nutritional and pharmacological interventions to alter brain and cognitive functioning. Her research evaluates; metabolism, dietary intervention and drugs in the context of cognition, mental health and wellbeing. 

Postgraduate Research Supervision Interests

Topic areas of interest for supervision include:  

Nutrition research projects.

  • Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome  
  • Dietary [whole diet or supplement [ research 
  • Cognitive decline [including CI and dementia] and cognitive amelioration. 

Addiction and Drug related research

  • Alcohol and Smoking related harms and intervention research 
  • Illicit substance use  
  • Gambling related research.

Find out more about my work

Open Access: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/view/authors/64220.html

ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2548-1926


Neuroscience, Cognitive Function, Nutrition, health, Aging & Dementia, Addiction