Professor Jimmy Bell

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I joined the University of Westminster in August 2014 aiming to create a new Research Centre for Optimal Health (ReCOH). I have a long interest in obesity research and the factors that determine optimal health and accelerated ageing.

I completed my PhD at London University, in 1987, developing MR techniques to assess biological processes and went on to work as a post-doctoral researcher in metabolism and obesity. I subsequently joined the Royal Postgraduate Medical School as a Lecturer. Worked extensively on the development and application of in vivo methodologies for the study of disease development, demonstrating for the first time the importance of gene-environment interaction in obesity. Joined the MRC CSC (Imperial College London) in the mid-90', where I was appointed Professor and Group Head. The main goal of my research program was in integrating biochemical, molecular biology and MR techniques to define the influence(s) of candidate genes and specific environmental factors on optimal health and chronic diseases, particularly those associated with adipose tissue metabolism and function.

My current research focus is to elucidate the mechanism underpinning the development and maintenance of Optimal Health throughout adult life. We will achieve this by bringing together a range of specialities including cell/molecular biology, biochemistry, computing and imaging.

Thus, research in our group spans the study of single molecules through to detailed analysis of human physiology, including the development of a unique nanoparticle system for the in vivo delivery of therapeutic treatments.

The key objectives are:

  • To determine the mechanisms surrounding the changes in phenotypic flexibility and their effects on optimal health and accelerated ageing
  • To develop and implement nanomolecular technology for metabolic dysfunction, including type II diabetes and cancer
  • To develop technological know-how to assess metabolic dysfunction, accelerated ageing and optimal health.

Professional activities include:

  • PI UK Biobank (Enhanced Phenotyping)
  • Grant Reviewer, Wellcome Trust; BBSRC; BHF; MRC; NIHR; DoH
  • PhD External Examiner, in UK, EU and USA

2018

The effects of dietary supplementation with inulin and inulin-propionate ester on hepatic steatosis in adults with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (2018)
Chambers, E.S., Byrne, C.S., Rugyendo, A., Morrison, D.J., Preston, T., Tedford, M.C., Bell, J.D., Thomas, E.L., Akbar, A.N., Riddell, N.E., Sharma, R., Thursz, M.R., Manousou, P. and Frost, G. 2018. The effects of dietary supplementation with inulin and inulin-propionate ester on hepatic steatosis in adults with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism.
Cannabidiol (CBD) is a Novel Inhibitor for Exosome and Microvesicle (EMV) Release in Cancer (2018)
Kosgodage, U., Mould, R., Henley, A., Nunn, A.V.W., Guy, G.W., Thomas, E.L., Inal, J.M., Bell, J.D. and Lange, S. 2018. Cannabidiol (CBD) is a Novel Inhibitor for Exosome and Microvesicle (EMV) Release in Cancer. Frontiers in Pharmacology. 9, p. 889.
Reference range of liver corrected T1 values in a population at low risk for fatty liver disease-a UK Biobank sub-study, with an appendix of interesting cases (2018)
Mojtahed, A., Kelly, C.J., Herlihy, A.H., Kin, S., Wilman, H.R., McKay, A., Kelly, M., Milanesi, M., Neubauer, S,, Thomas, E.L., Bell, J.D., Banerjee, R. and Harisinghani, M. 2018. Reference range of liver corrected T1 values in a population at low risk for fatty liver disease-a UK Biobank sub-study, with an appendix of interesting cases. Abdominal Radiology.
Plasma metabolome analysis identifies distinct human metabotypes in the postprandial state with different susceptibility to weight loss–mediated metabolic improvements (2018)
Fiamoncini, J., Rundle, M., Gibbons, H., Thomas, E.L., Geillinger-Kästle, K., Bunzel, D., Trezzi, J.P., Kiselova-Kaneva, J., Wopereis, S., Wahrheit, J., Kulling, S.E., Hiller, K., Sonntag, D., Ivanova, D., van Ommen, B, Frost, G., Brennan, L., Bell, J.D. and Daniel, H. 2018. Plasma metabolome analysis identifies distinct human metabotypes in the postprandial state with different susceptibility to weight loss–mediated metabolic improvements. FASEB Journal. 32 (10), p. 5447–5458.
Body Composition Profiling in the UK Biobank Imaging Study (2018)
Linge, J., Borger Magnus, West, J., Tuthill, T., Miller, M.R., Dumitriu, A., Thomas, E.L., Romu, T., Tunón, P., Bell, J.D. and Leinhard, O.D. 2018. Body Composition Profiling in the UK Biobank Imaging Study. Obesity.
Advanced body composition assessment: from body mass index to body composition profiling (2018)
Borga, M., West, J., Bell, J.D., Harvey, N.C., Romu, T., Heymsfield, S.B. and Leinhard, O.D. 2018. Advanced body composition assessment: from body mass index to body composition profiling. Journal of Investigative Medicine. 66 (5), pp. 887-895.
Rifaximin in Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis: An Open-Label Pilot Study (2018)
Cobbold, J.F.L., Atkinson, S., Marchesi, J.R., Smith, A., Wai, S.N., Stove, J., Shojaee-Moradie, F., Jackson, N.C., Umpleby, A.M., Fitzpatrick, J., Thomas, E.L., Bell, J.D., Holmes, E., Taylor-Robinson, S.D., Goldin, R.D., Yee, M.S., Anstee, Q.M. and Thursz, M.R. 2018. Rifaximin in Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis: An Open-Label Pilot Study. Hepatology Research. 48 (1), pp. 69-77.

2017

Impact of liver fat on the differential partitioning of hepatic triacylglycerol into VLDL subclasses on high and low sugar diets (2017)
Umpleby, A.M., Shoajee-Moradie, F., Fielding, F., Li, X., Marino, A., Alsini, N, Isherwood, C, Jackson, N.C., Ahmad, A., Stolinski, M., Lovegrove, J.A., Johnsen, S., Mendis, A., Wright, J., Wilinska, M.E., Hovorka, R., Bell, J.D., Thomas, E.L., Frost, G.S. and Griffin, B.A. 2017. Impact of liver fat on the differential partitioning of hepatic triacylglycerol into VLDL subclasses on high and low sugar diets. Clinical Science. 131 (21), pp. 2561-2573.
Cationic lipid-based nanoparticles mediate functional delivery of acetate to tumor cells in vivo leading to significant anticancer effects (2017)
Brody, L.P., Sahuri Arisoylu, M., Parkinson, J.R., Parkes, H.G., So, P-W, Hajji, N, Thomas, E.L., Frost, G.S., Miller, A.D. and Bell, J.D. 2017. Cationic lipid-based nanoparticles mediate functional delivery of acetate to tumor cells in vivo leading to significant anticancer effects. International Journal of Nanomedicine. 12, pp. 6677-6685.
The Hormesis of Thinking: A Deeper Quantum Thermodynamic Perspective? (2017)
Nunn, A.V.W., Guy, G.W. and Bell, J.D. 2017. The Hormesis of Thinking: A Deeper Quantum Thermodynamic Perspective? International Journal of Neurorehabilitation. 4 (3), p. 272.
Thyroid Hormone Receptor Beta in the Ventromedial Hypothalamus Is Essential for the Physiological Regulation of Food Intake and Body Weight (2017)
Hameed, S., Patterson, M., Dhillo, W.S., Rahman, S.A., Ma, Y., Holton, C., Gogakos, A., Yeo, G.S.H., Lam, B.Y.H., Polex-Wolf, J., Fenske, W., Bell, J.D., Anastasovska, J., Samarut, J., Bloom, S.R., Bassett, J.H.D., Williams, G.R. and Gardiner, J.V. 2017. Thyroid Hormone Receptor Beta in the Ventromedial Hypothalamus Is Essential for the Physiological Regulation of Food Intake and Body Weight. Cell Reports. 19 (11), pp. 2202-2219.
Psoas major cross-sectional area: A potential marker of cardiorespiratory fitness (2017)
Fitzpatrick, J., Chambers, E.S., Parkinson, J.R.C., Frost, G., Bell, J.D. and Thomas, E.L. 2017. Psoas major cross-sectional area: A potential marker of cardiorespiratory fitness. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Physiology. 4 (1), pp. 15-20.
Metabolic dysfunction following weight cycling in male mice (2017)
Schofield, S.E., Parkinson, J., Henley, A., Sahuri Arisoylu, M., Sanchez-Canon, G.J. and Bell, J.D. 2017. Metabolic dysfunction following weight cycling in male mice. International Journal of Obesity. 41 (3), pp. 402-411.
Characterisation of liver fat in the UK Biobank cohort (2017)
Wilman, H., Kelly, M., Garratt, S., Matthews, P., Milanesi, M., Herlihy, A.H., Gyngell, M, Neubauer, S, Bell, J.D., Banerjee, R and Thomas, E.L. 2017. Characterisation of liver fat in the UK Biobank cohort. PLoS ONE. 12 (2), p. e0172921.
Withania somnifera Root Extract Enhances Chemotherapy through ‘Priming’ (2017)
Henley, A., Yang L., Chuang K-L., Sahuri Arisoylu, M., Wu, L-H., Bligh, S.W.A. and Bell, J.D. 2017. Withania somnifera Root Extract Enhances Chemotherapy through ‘Priming’. PLoS ONE.

2015

Sexual dimorphism in relation to adipose tissue and intrahepatocellular lipid deposition in early infancy (2015)
Gale, C., Jeffries, Suzan, Santhakumaran, S., Uthaya, S.N., Durighel, G., Alavi, Afshin, Modi, N., Thomas, E.L., Logan, Karen M., Parkinson, J.R.C. and Bell, J.D. 2015. Sexual dimorphism in relation to adipose tissue and intrahepatocellular lipid deposition in early infancy. International Journal of Obesity. 39 (4), pp. 629-32.
Circulating pancreatic polypeptide concentrations predict visceral and liver fat content (2015)
Sam Amir, H., Sleeth Michelle, L., Thomas, E.L., Daud Norlida, M., Chambers Edward, Shojaee-Moradie Fariba, Umpleby, A.M., le Roux, C.W., Bech Paul, Busbridge Mark, Laurie Rosemary Cuthbertson Daniel, J., Buckley Adam Ghatei Mohammad, A., Bloom, S.R., Frost, G.S., Bell, J.D., Murphy, K.G., Ismail Nurhafzan, Shoajee-Moradie Fariba, Goldstone, A.P., Cuthbertson, D.J. and Ghatei, M.A. 2015. Circulating pancreatic polypeptide concentrations predict visceral and liver fat content. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 100 (3), pp. 1048-1052.

2010

Imaging of gadolinium spatial distribution in tumor tissue by laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (2010)
Kamaly, N., Pugh, J.A.T., Kalber, T., Bunch, J., Miller, A.D., McLeod, C.W. and Bell, J.D. 2010. Imaging of gadolinium spatial distribution in tumor tissue by laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Molecular Imaging and Biology. 12 (4), pp. 361-366.
Endocannabinoids, FOXO and the metabolic syndrome: redox, function and tipping point – the view from two systems (2010)
Nunn, A.V.W., Guy, G.W. and Bell, J.D. 2010. Endocannabinoids, FOXO and the metabolic syndrome: redox, function and tipping point – the view from two systems. Immunobiology. 215 (8), pp. 617-628.
Resistant starch improves insulin sensitivity in metabolic syndrome (2010)
Johnston, K.L., Thomas, E.L., Bell, J.D., Frost, G.S. and Robertson, M.D. 2010. Resistant starch improves insulin sensitivity in metabolic syndrome. Diabetic Medicine. 27 (4), pp. 391-397.
A novel bimodal lipidic contrast agent for cellular labelling and tumour MRI (2010)
Kamaly, N., Kalber, T., Kenny, G., Bell, J.D., Jorgensen, M.R. and Miller, A.D. 2010. A novel bimodal lipidic contrast agent for cellular labelling and tumour MRI. Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. 8, pp. 201-211.
Chemistry of tumour targeted T1 based MRI contrast agents (2010)
Kamaly, N., Miller, A.D. and Bell, J.D. 2010. Chemistry of tumour targeted T1 based MRI contrast agents. Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry. 10 (12), pp. 1158-1183.
Inflammatory modulation of exercise salience: using hormesis to return to a healthy lifestyle (2010)
Nunn, A.V.W., Guy, G.W., Brodie, J.S. and Bell, J.D. 2010. Inflammatory modulation of exercise salience: using hormesis to return to a healthy lifestyle. Nutrition & Metabolism. 7, p. 87.
Efficient and rapid labelling of transplanted cell populations with superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles using cell surface chemical biotinylation for in vivo monitoring by MRI (2010)
So, P.W., Kalber, T., Hunter, D., Farquharson, M., Al-Ebraheem, A., Parkes, H.G., Simon, R. and Bell, J.D. 2010. Efficient and rapid labelling of transplanted cell populations with superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles using cell surface chemical biotinylation for in vivo monitoring by MRI. Cell Transplantation. 19 (4), pp. 419-429.
Estimation of abdominal fat compartments by bioelectrical impedance: the validity of the ViScan measurement system in comparison with MRI (2010)
Thomas, E.L., Collins, A.L., McCarthy, J., Fitzpatrick, J., Durighel, G., Goldstone, A.P. and Bell, J.D. 2010. Estimation of abdominal fat compartments by bioelectrical impedance: the validity of the ViScan measurement system in comparison with MRI. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 64, pp. 525-533.

2008

Bimodal paramagnetic and fluorescent liposomes for cellular and tumor magnetic resonance imaging (2008)
Kamaly, N., Kalber, T., Ahmad, A., Oliver, M.H., So, P.W., Herlihy, A.H., Bell, J.D., Jorgensen, M.R. and Miller, A.D. 2008. Bimodal paramagnetic and fluorescent liposomes for cellular and tumor magnetic resonance imaging. Bioconjugate Chemistry. 19 (1), pp. 118-129.

2007

Application of magnetic resonance methods to studies of gene therapy (2007)
So, P.W., Parkes, H.G. and Bell, J.D. 2007. Application of magnetic resonance methods to studies of gene therapy. Progress in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. 51 (1), pp. 49-62.
Impact of resistant starch on body fat patterning and central appetite regulation (2007)
So, P.W., Yu, W.S., Kuo, Y.T., Wasserfall, C., Goldstone, A.P., Bell, J.D. and Frost, G.S. 2007. Impact of resistant starch on body fat patterning and central appetite regulation. PLoS ONE. 2 (12), p. e1309.

2006

Differential hypothalamic neuronal activation following peripheral injection of GLP-1 and oxyntomodulin in mice detected by manganese-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (2006)
Chaudhri, O.B., Parkinson, J.R.C., Kuo, Y.T., Druce, M.R., Herlihy, A.H., Bell, J.D., Dhillo, W.S., Stanley, S.A., Ghatei, M.A. and Bloom, S.R. 2006. Differential hypothalamic neuronal activation following peripheral injection of GLP-1 and oxyntomodulin in mice detected by manganese-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 350 (2), pp. 298-306.

2005

Generic method for imaging transgene expression (2005)
So, P.W., Hotee, S., Herlihy, A.H. and Bell, J.D. 2005. Generic method for imaging transgene expression. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 54 (1), pp. 218-221.

2004

Elevated fasting plasma ghrelin in Prader-Willi Syndrome adults is not solely explained by their reduced visceral adiposity and insulin resistance (2004)
Goldstone, A.P., Thomas, E.L., Brynes, A.E., Castroman, G., Edwards, R., Ghatei, M.A., Frost, G.S., Holland, A., Grossman, A.B., Korbonits, M., Bloom, S.R. and Bell, J.D. 2004. Elevated fasting plasma ghrelin in Prader-Willi Syndrome adults is not solely explained by their reduced visceral adiposity and insulin resistance. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 89 (4), pp. 1718-1726.
Links Familial partial lipodystrophy associated with compound heterozygosity for novel mutations in the LMNA gene (2004)
Savage, D.B., McFarlane, I.A., Barroso, I., Soos, M.A., Powlson, A., Thomas, E.L., Bell, J.D., Scobie, I., Belchetz, P.E., Kelly, W.F., Halsall, D.J., Schafer, A.J. and O’Rahilly, S. 2004. Links Familial partial lipodystrophy associated with compound heterozygosity for novel mutations in the LMNA gene. Diabetologia. 47 (4), pp. 753-756.
Distribution of adipose tissue in the newborn (2004)
Harrington, T.A.M., Thomas, E.L., Modi, N., Frost, G.S. and Bell, J.D. 2004. Distribution of adipose tissue in the newborn. Pediatric Research. 55 (3), pp. 437-441.

2003

Human metabolic syndrome resulting from dominant-negative mutations in the nuclear receptor peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-γ (2003)
Savage, D.B., Tan, G.D., Acerini, C.L., Jebb, S.A., Agostini, M., Gurnell, M., Williams, R.L., Umpleby, A.M., Thomas, E.L., Bell, J.D., Dixon, A.K., Dunne, F., Boiani, R., Cinti, S., Vidal-Puig, A., Karpe, F., Chatterjee, V.K.K. and O'Rahilly, S. 2003. Human metabolic syndrome resulting from dominant-negative mutations in the nuclear receptor peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-γ. Diabetes. 52 (4), p. 910.
Carbohydrate-induced manipulation of insulin sensitivity independently of intramyocellular lipids (2003)
Goff, L.M., Frost, G.S., Hamilton, G., Thomas, E.L., Dhillo, W.S., Dornhorst, A. and Bell, J.D. 2003. Carbohydrate-induced manipulation of insulin sensitivity independently of intramyocellular lipids. British Journal of Nutrition. 89 (3), pp. 365-375.
Urinary levels of creatine and other metabolites in the assessment of polymyositis and dermatomyositis (2003)
Chung, Y.L., Wassif, W.S., Bell, J.D., Hurley, M. and Scott, D.L. 2003. Urinary levels of creatine and other metabolites in the assessment of polymyositis and dermatomyositis. Rheumatology. 42 (2), pp. 298-303.

2000

In vivo evaluation of the effects of continuous exercise on skeletal muscle triglycerides in trained humans (2000)
Rico-Sanz, J., Moosavi, M., Thomas, E.L., McCarthy, J., Coutts, G.A., Saeed, N. and Bell, J.D. 2000. In vivo evaluation of the effects of continuous exercise on skeletal muscle triglycerides in trained humans. Lipids. 35 (12), pp. 1313-1315.
Investigation of human low-density lipoprotein by 1H nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy:  mobility of phosphatidylcholine and sphingomyelin headgroups characterizes the surface layer (2000)
Murphy, H.C., Burns, S.P., White, J.J., Bell, J.D. and Iles, R.A. 2000. Investigation of human low-density lipoprotein by 1H nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy:  mobility of phosphatidylcholine and sphingomyelin headgroups characterizes the surface layer. Biochemistry. 39 (32), pp. 9763-9770.
Assessing gene expression in vivo: magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy (2000)
Bell, J.D. and Taylor-Robinson, S.D. 2000. Assessing gene expression in vivo: magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy. Gene Therapy. 7 (15), pp. 1259-1264.

1999

Conflicting MRI signals from gliosis and neuronal vacuolation in prion diseases (1999)
Chung, Y.L., Williams, A., Ritchie, D., Williams, S.C.R., Changani, K.K., Hope, J. and Bell, J.D. 1999. Conflicting MRI signals from gliosis and neuronal vacuolation in prion diseases. NeuroReport. 10 (17), pp. 3471-3477.
Relation of triglyceride stores in skeletal muscle cells to central obesity and insulin sensitivity in European and South Asian men (1999)
Forouhi, N.G., Jenkinson, G., Thomas, E.L., Mullick, S., Mierisová, Ŝ., Bhonsle, U., McKeigue, P.M. and Bell, J.D. 1999. Relation of triglyceride stores in skeletal muscle cells to central obesity and insulin sensitivity in European and South Asian men. Diabetologia. 42 (8), pp. 932-935.
Evidence for cortical dysfunction in clinically non-demented patients with Parkinson’s disease: a proton MR spectroscopy study (1999)
Hu, M.T.M., Taylor-Robinson, S.D., Chaudhuri, K.R., Bell, J.D., Morris, R.G., Clough, C., Brooks, D.J. and Turjanski, N. 1999. Evidence for cortical dysfunction in clinically non-demented patients with Parkinson’s disease: a proton MR spectroscopy study. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry. 67 (1), pp. 20-26.
Incorporation of metabolite prior knowledge for data analysis: biochemical implications of dynamic 31P NMR ex vivo pig liver studies (1999)
Changani, K.K., Ala-Korpela, M., Fuller, B.J., Mierisová, Ŝ., Bryant, D.J., Taylor-Robinson, S.D., Davidson, B.R. and Bell, J.D. 1999. Incorporation of metabolite prior knowledge for data analysis: biochemical implications of dynamic 31P NMR ex vivo pig liver studies. NMR in Biomedicine. 12 (4), pp. 197-204.
Angiotensin-converting-enzyme gene insertion/deletion polymorphism and response to physical training (1999)
Montgomery, H., Clarkson, P., Barnard, M.L., Bell, J.D., Brynes, A.E., Hajnal, J.V., Hemingway, H., Mercer, D., Jarman, P., Marshall, R., Prasad, K., Rayson, M., Saeed, N., Thomas, E.L., Jubb, M., World, M., Dollery, C., Talmud, P. and Humphries, S.E. 1999. Angiotensin-converting-enzyme gene insertion/deletion polymorphism and response to physical training. The Lancet. 353
, pp. 541-545.

1998

Metabolic changes underlying 31P MR spectral alterations in human hepatic tumours (1998)
Bell, J.D. and Bhakoo, K.K. 1998. Metabolic changes underlying 31P MR spectral alterations in human hepatic tumours. NMR in Biomedicine. 11 (7), pp. 354-359.
Persistent increase in cerebral lactate concentration after birth asphyxia (1998)
Hanrahan, J.D., Cox, I.J., Edwards, A.D., Cowan, F.M., Sargentoni, J., Bell, J.D., Bryant, D.J., Rutherford, M.A. and Azzopardi, D. 1998. Persistent increase in cerebral lactate concentration after birth asphyxia. Pediatric Research. 44 (3), pp. 304-311.
13C-Glycogen deposition during pregnancy in the rat following routine meal feeding (1998)
Changani, K.K., Bell, J.D. and Iles, R.A. 1998. 13C-Glycogen deposition during pregnancy in the rat following routine meal feeding. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta: general subjects. 1380 (2), pp. 198-208.
Magnetic resonance imaging of total body fat (1998)
Thomas, E.L., Saeed, N., Hajnal, J.V., Brynes, A.E., Goldstone, A.P., Frost, G.S. and Bell, J.D. 1998. Magnetic resonance imaging of total body fat. Journal of Applied Physiology. 85 (5), pp. 1778-1785.

1997

Assessment of quantitative artificial neural network analysis in a metabolically dynamic ex vivo31p NMR pig liver study (1997)
Ala-Korpela, M., Changani, K.K., Hiltunen, Y., Bell, J.D., Fuller, B.J., Bryant, D.J., Taylor-Robinson, S.D. and Davidson, B.R. 1997. Assessment of quantitative artificial neural network analysis in a metabolically dynamic ex vivo31p NMR pig liver study. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 38 (5), pp. 840-844.
In vivo and in vitro hepatic 31P magnetic resonance spectroscopy and electron microscopy of the cirrhotic liver (1997)
Taylor-Robinson, S.D., Sargentoni, J., Bell, J.D., Saeed, N., Changani, K.K., Davidson, B.R., Rolles, K., Burroughs, A.K., Hodgson, H.J.F., Foster, C.S. and Cox, I.J. 1997. In vivo and in vitro hepatic 31P magnetic resonance spectroscopy and electron microscopy of the cirrhotic liver. Liver. 17 (4), pp. 198-209.
Evidence for distinct behaviour of phosphatidylcholine and sphingomyelin at the low density lipoprotein surface (1997)
Murphy, H.C., Ala-Korpela, M., White, J.J., Raoof, A., Bell, J.D., Barnard, M.L., Burns, S.P. and Iles, R.A. 1997. Evidence for distinct behaviour of phosphatidylcholine and sphingomyelin at the low density lipoprotein surface. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 234 (3), pp. 733-737.

1996

Characterisation of secondary metabolites associated with neutrophil apoptosis (1996)
Nunn, A.V.W., Barnard, M.L., Bhakoo, K.K., Murray, J., Chilvers, E.J. and Bell, J.D. 1996. Characterisation of secondary metabolites associated with neutrophil apoptosis. FEBS Letters. 392 (3), pp. 295-298.
Effects of n-3 fatty acids on the NMR profile of plasma lipoproteins (1996)
Bell, J.D., Barnard, M.L., Parkes, H.G., Thomas, E.L., Brennan, C.H., Cunnane, S.C. and Dagnelie, P.C. 1996. Effects of n-3 fatty acids on the NMR profile of plasma lipoproteins. The Journal of Lipid Research. 37 (8), pp. 1664-1674.
Development of a rapid and efficient magnetic resonance imaging technique for analysis of body fat distribution (1996)
Barnard, M.L., Schwieso, J.E., Thomas, E.L., Bell, J.D., Saeed, N., Frost, G.S., Bloom, S.R. and Hajnal, J.V. 1996. Development of a rapid and efficient magnetic resonance imaging technique for analysis of body fat distribution. NMR in Biomedicine. 9 (4), pp. 156-164.
Automated feature extraction for the classification of human in vivo13C NMR spectra using statistical pattern recognition and wavelets (1996)
Tate, A.R., Watson, D., Eglen, S., Arvanitis, T.N., Thomas, E.L. and Bell, J.D. 1996. Automated feature extraction for the classification of human in vivo13C NMR spectra using statistical pattern recognition and wavelets. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 35 (6), pp. 834-840.
Cerebral metabolism within 18 hours of birth asphyxia: a proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy study (1996)
Hanrahan, J.D., Sargentoni, J., Azzopardi, D., Manji, K., Cowan, F.M., Rutherford, M.A., Cox, I.J., Bell, J.D., Bryant, D.J. and Edwards, A.D. 1996. Cerebral metabolism within 18 hours of birth asphyxia: a proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy study. Paediatric Research. 39 (4), pp. 584-590.
Anin vivo 13C magnetic resonance spectroscopic study of the relationship between diet and adipose tissue composition (1996)
Thomas, E.L., Frost, G.S., Barnard, M.L., Bryant, D.J., Taylor-Robinson, S.D., Simbrunner, J., Coutts, G.A., Burl, M., Bloom, S.R., Sales, K.D. and Bell, J.D. 1996. Anin vivo 13C magnetic resonance spectroscopic study of the relationship between diet and adipose tissue composition. Lipids. 31 (2), pp. 145-151.

1995

Cirrhosis of the human liver: an in vitro 31P nuclear magnetic resonance study (1995)
Taylor-Robinson, S.D., Thomas, E.L., Sargentoni, J., Marcus, C.D., Davidson, B.R. and Bell, J.D. 1995. Cirrhosis of the human liver: an in vitro 31P nuclear magnetic resonance study. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta: Molecular Basis of Disease. 1272 (2), pp. 113-118.
Quantification of biomedical NMR data using artificial neural network analysis: lipoprotein lipid profiles from 1H NMR data of human plasma (1995)
Ala-Korpela, M., Hiltunen, Y. and Bell, J.D. 1995. Quantification of biomedical NMR data using artificial neural network analysis: lipoprotein lipid profiles from 1H NMR data of human plasma. NMR in Biomedicine. 8 (6), pp. 235-244.
MRI assessment of the blood-brain barrier in a hamster model of scrapie (1995)
Chung, Y.L., Williams, A., Beech, J.S., Williams, S.C.R., Bell, J.D., Cox, I.J. and Hope, J. 1995. MRI assessment of the blood-brain barrier in a hamster model of scrapie. Neurodegeneration. 4 (2), pp. 203-207.
Effect of functional grade and etiology on in vivo hepatic phosphorus-31 magnetic resonance spectroscopy in cirrhosis: Biochemical basis of spectral appearances (1995)
Menon, D.K., Sargentoni, J., Taylor-Robinson, S.D., Bell, J.D., Cox, I.J., Bryant, D.J., Coutts, G.A., Rolles, K., Burroughs, A.K. and Morgan, M.Y. 1995. Effect of functional grade and etiology on in vivo hepatic phosphorus-31 magnetic resonance spectroscopy in cirrhosis: Biochemical basis of spectral appearances. Hepatology. 21 (2), pp. 417-427.

2017

The Potential of Omega-3 Supplementation to Reduce Muscle-Inflammation after Muscle-Damaging Exercise (2017)
Kyriakidou, Y., Kantorovich, R.C., Bell, J.D., Monterisi, S. and Dolci, M.A. 2017. The Potential of Omega-3 Supplementation to Reduce Muscle-Inflammation after Muscle-Damaging Exercise. ACSM Annual Meeting, World Congress on Exercise is Medicine & World Congress on the Basic Science of Exercise and the Brain. Denver, Colorado 30 May - 03 Jun 2017 American College of Sports Medicine.
A Framework for Morphological Feature Extraction of Organs from MR Images for Detection and Classification of Abnormalities (2017)
Villarini, B., Asaturyan, H., Thomas, E.L., Mould, R. and Bell, J.D. 2017. A Framework for Morphological Feature Extraction of Organs from MR Images for Detection and Classification of Abnormalities. Proceedings of the 30th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS’17). Thessaloniki, Greece 22 - 24 Jun 2017 IEEE .

2007

The application of in vivo MRI and MRS in phenomic studies of murine models of disease (2007)
So, P.W. and Bell, J.D. 2007. The application of in vivo MRI and MRS in phenomic studies of murine models of disease. in: Webb, G.A. (ed.) Modern magnetic resonance The Netherlands Springer. pp. 769-786

2004

The application of magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy to gene therapy (2004)
Bhakoo, K.K., Bell, J.D., Cox, I.J. and Taylor-Robinson, S.D. 2004. The application of magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy to gene therapy. in: Ashkenazi, A., Wells, J.A. and Yuan, J. (ed.) Methods in enzymology Elsevier.

1999

Body fat metabolism: observation by MR imaging and spectroscopy (1999)
Thomas, E.L. and Bell, J.D. 1999. Body fat metabolism: observation by MR imaging and spectroscopy. in: Young, I.R. (ed.) Magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy in medicine and biology Wiley.

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