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Ms Gabriela Oto

Ms Gabriela Oto is a Research Co-ordinator in The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing, working as part of the TILDA Healthy Cognitive Ageing Project (TILDA-HCAP). She joined the TILDA team in January 2022.

Gabriela graduated from University College Dublin with a BSc (Hons) in Human Nutrition in 2020. Upon completion of her BSc, she was awarded a distinction grade and also gained the title of Registered Associate Nutritionist (ANutr) with the Association for Nutrition in the UK.

Prior to joining TILDA, Gabriela had just completed her MSc in Clinical and Translational Research at University College Dublin. Her thesis was titled “HMB supplementation to increase muscle mass in cancer”. This research project was investigating the effect of supplementation with a metabolite of the amino acid leucine on changes in muscle mass in a cohort of patients with various stages of lung cancer.

Her current research interests include investigating the impact of various nutrition supplements, ageing and disease on changes in body composition in particular muscle mass on strength and quality of life.

For a full list of Gabriela Oto's publications, please click here.