Career History

Senior Research Associate, Department of Nutrition, School of Medicine, University of East Anglia, UK, 2013

Academic Background

PhD, University Complutense of Madrid, Spain, 2012

Diploma of Advanced Studies, University of Extremadura, Spain 2009

Postgraduate Certificate in Education, University of Extremadura, Spain 2008

Bachelor degree in Biological Sciences, University of Extremadura, Spain 2007 

All Publications

Moore, K. L., Rodríguez-Ramiro, I., Jones, E. R., Jones, E. J., Rodríguez-Celma, J., Halsey, K., Domoney, C., Shewry, P. R., Fairweather-Tait, S., Balk, J.

(2018)

The stage of seed development influences iron bioavailability in pea (Pisum sativum L.),

in Scientific Reports

8

article no. 6865

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Warner, E. F., Rodriguez-Ramiro, I., O'Connell, M. A., Kay, C. D.

(2018)

Cardiovascular Mechanisms of Action of Anthocyanins May Be Associated with the Impact of Microbial Metabolites on Heme Oxygenase-1 in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells,

in Molecules

23

(4)

article no. 898

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Marin-Barba, M., Gavilán, H., Gutierrez, L., Lozano Velasco, E., Rodriguez Ramiro, I., Wheeler, G., Morris, C. J., Puerto Morales, M., Ruiz, A.

(2018)

Unravelling the mechanisms that determine the uptake and metabolism of magnetic single and multicore nanoparticles in a Xenopus laevis model.,

in Nanoscale

10

(2)

pp. 690-704

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Vauzour, D., Rodriguez Ramiro, I., Rushbrook, S., Ipharraguerre, I. R., Bevan, D., Davies, S., Tejera, N., Mena, P., de Pascual-Teresa, S., Del Rio, D., Gavrilovic, J., Minihane, A.

(2018)

N-3 fatty acids combined with flavan-3-ols prevent steatosis and liver injury in a murine model of NAFLD,

in Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Molecular Basis of Disease

1864

(1)

pp. 69-78

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Rodriguez-Ramiro, I., Perfecto, A., Fairweather-Tait, S. J.

(2017)

Dietary Factors Modulate Iron Uptake in Caco-2 Cells from an Iron Ingot Used as a Home Fortificant to Prevent Iron Deficiency,

in Nutrients

9

(9)

article no. 1005

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Rodriguez-Ramiro, I., Brearley, C., Bruggraber, S., Perfecto, A., Shewry, P., Fairweather-Tait, S.

(2017)

Assessment of iron bioavailability from different bread making processes using an in vitro intestinal cell model,

in Food Chemistry

228

pp. 91–98

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Connorton, J. M., Jones, E. R., Rodriguez-Ramiro, I., Fairweather-Tait, S., Uauy, C., Balk, J.

(2017)

Wheat Vacuolar Iron Transporter TaVIT2 transports Fe and Mn and is effective for biofortification,

in Plant Physiology

174

(4)

pp. 2434-2444

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Rodriguez-Ramiro, I., Vauzour, D., Minihane, A.

(2016)

Polyphenols and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: impact and mechanisms: impact and mechanisms,

in Proceedings of the Nutrition Society.

Cambridge

pp. 47-60

ISBN 0029-6651

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Rodriguez Ramiro, I., Ramos, S., López-Oliva, E., Agis-Torres, A., Bravo, L., Goya, L., Martín, M. A.

(2013)

Cocoa polyphenols prevent inflammation in the colon of azoxymethane-treated rats and in TNF-α-stimulated Caco-2 cells,

in British Journal of Nutrition

110

(2)

pp. 206-215

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Rodriguez Ramiro, I., Ramos, S., Bravo, L., Goya, L., Martín, M. Á.

(2012)

Procyanidin B2 induces Nrf2 translocation and glutathione S-transferase P1 expression via ERKs and p38-MAPK pathways and protect human colonic cells against oxidative stress,

in European Journal of Nutrition

51

(7)

pp. 881-892

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Rodriguez Ramiro, I., Ramos, S., López-Oliva, E., Agis-Torres, A., Gómez-Juaristi, M., Mateos, R., Bravo, L., Goya, L., Martín, M. Á.

(2011)

Cocoa-rich diet prevents azoxymethane-induced colonic preneoplastic lesions in rats by restraining oxidative stress and cell proliferation and inducing apoptosis,

in Molecular Nutrition & Food Research

55

(12)

pp. 1895-1899

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Rodriguez Ramiro, I., Ramos, S., Bravo, L., Goya, L., Martín, M. Á.

(2011)

Procyanidin B2 and a cocoa polyphenolic extract inhibit acrylamide-induced apoptosis in human Caco-2 cells by preventing oxidative stress and activation of JNK pathway,

in Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry

22

(12)

pp. 1186-1194

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Rodriguez Ramiro, I., Martín, M. A., Ramos, S., Bravo, L., Goya, L.

(2011)

Comparative effects of dietary flavanols on antioxidant defences and their response to oxidant-induced stress on Caco2 cells,

in European Journal of Nutrition

50

(5)

pp. 313-322

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Key Research Interests

Nutrition

Polyphenols

Oxidative stress

Inflammatory response

Molecular mechanisms of action

The main goal of my research is to study the molecular mechanisms through which polyphenols can prevent diseases related to oxidative stress and chronic inflammation. 

Selected Recent Publications

Rodríguez-Ramiro I, Ramos S, López-Oliva E, Agís-Torres A, Bravo L, Goya L, Martin MA. “Cocoa polyphenols prevent inflammation in colon of azoxymethane-treated rats in TNF-?-stimulated Caco-2 cells.” British Journal of Nutrition. 2013 Jul; 28;110(2):206-15

Rodríguez-Ramiro I, Ramos S, Bravo L, Goya L, Martín MA.“Procyanidin B2 induces Nrf2 translocation and glutathione S-transferase P1 expression via ERKs and p38-MAPK pathways and protect human colonics cells against oxidative stress.” European Journal of Nutrition. 2012 Oct; 51 (7): 881-92

Rodríguez-Ramiro I, Ramos S, López-Oliva E, Agís-Torres A, Mateos R, Gómez-Juaristi M, Bravo L, Goya L, Martin MA. “Cocoa rich diet prevents azoxymethane-induced colonic preneoplastic lesions in rats by restraining oxidative stress and cell proliferation and inducing apoptosis.” Molecular Nutrition & Food Research. 2011 Dec; 55 (12):1895-9.

Rodríguez-Ramiro I, Ramos S, Bravo L,Goya L, Martin MA “Procyanidin B2 and a cocoa polyphenolic extract inhibit acrylamide-induced apoptosis in human Caco-2 cells by preventing oxidative stress and activation of JNK pathway.” The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry. 2011 Dec; 22 (12): 1186-94.

Rodríguez-Ramiro I, Martin MA, Ramos S, Bravo L, Goya L. “Comparative effects of dietary flavanols on antioxidant defences and their response to oxidant-induces stress on caco-2 cells.” European Journal of Nutrition. 2011 August; 50 (5): 313-322