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Researcher in Nutritional Epidemiology


Contact details:

Epidemiology of Nutrition and Food Behaviors

National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM) U1219

University of Bordeaux

146 Rue Léo Saignat


33076 Bordeaux cedex

Tel + 33 5 47 30 42 04

Fax + 33 5 57 57 14 86


Education :

Post-Doctoral fellowship in the Team Epidemiology of Nutrition, INSERM U897 (2006-2011)

Post-Doctoral fellowship in the Unit of Nutrition and Cellular Signalling, Bordeaux University (2004-2005)

PhD in Food Sciences and Nutrition, Bordeaux University, France (2004)

Master in Food Sciences and Nutrition, Bordeaux University, France (2000)


Domains of research:

Epidemiology of nutrition and age-related disorders, including dementia.

The original feature of my research is to associate methods from epidemiology and biology to study the mechanisms underlying the association between nutrition and age-related disorders, among aged participants of long follow-up cohort studies.












INSERM Permanent Researcher in the Research Centre INSERM U1219, Bordeaux, France.

Main publications

Feart C, Peuchant E, Letenneur L, Samieri C, Montagnier D, Fourrier-Reglat A & Barberger-Gateau P (2008) Plasma eicosapentaenoic acid is inversely associated with severity of depressive symptomatology in the elderly: data from the Bordeaux sample of the Three-City Study. Am J Clin Nutr 87, 1156-1162.

Feart C, Samieri C, Rondeau V, Amieva H, Portet F, Dartigues JF, Scarmeas N & Barberger-Gateau P (2009) Adherence to a Mediterranean diet, cognitive decline, and risk of dementia. Jama 302, 638-648.

Féart C, Samieri C, Allès B & Barberger-Gateau P (2013) Potential benefits of adherence to the Mediterranean diet on cognitive health. Proc Nutr Soc 72, 140-152.

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