Who's Who

Augustin Scalbert

Group Head

Biomarkers Group



Academic Degrees

1984PhDBiochemistryInstitut National Agronomique Paris-GrignonParisFrance
1981MScAgricultural SciencesInstitut National Agronomique Paris-GrignonParisFrance

Current Research Projects

  • Mining the Food Metabolome to Identify New Biomarkers of Dietary Intake for Cancer Risk Studies
    Chajes V, Rinaldi S, Slimani N, Scalbert A

  • Dietary polyphenols, dietary assessment and role in the prevention of cancers
    Scalbert A, Rinaldi S, Romieu I, Slimani N

  • Biomarkers of exogenous (diet) and endogenous (metabolism) fatty acids and role in the prevention of cancers
    Chajes V, Rinaldi S, Romieu I, Scalbert A

  • Development of methods for the measurement of endocrine disruptors in biological fluids
    Rinaldi S, Scalbert A

  • New metabolomic approaches to quantify the exposome in cohort studies
    Rinaldi S, Scalbert A

Selected Publications

Rothwell JR, Urpi-Sarda M, Boto-Ordonez M, Knox C, Llorach R, Eisner R, Cruz J, Neveu V, Wishart D, Manach C, Andres-Lacueva C, Scalbert A (2012) Phenol-Explorer 2.0: a major update of the Phenol-Explorer database integrating data on polyphenol metabolism and pharmacokinetics in humans and experimental animals Database : In press

Perez-Jimenez J, Fezeu L, Touvier M, Arnault N, Manach C, Hercberg S, Galan P, Scalbert A (2011) Dietary intake of 337 polyphenols in French adults American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 93 : 1220-8

Perez-Jimenez J, Neveu V, Vos F, Scalbert A (2010) Systematic analysis of the content of 502 polyphenols in 452 foods and beverages: An application of the Phenol-Explorer database Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 58 : 4959-69

Perez-Jimenez J, Hubert J, Ashton K, Hooper L, Cassidy A, Manach C, Williamson G, Scalbert A (2010) Urinary metabolites as biomarkers of polyphenol intake in humans - A systematic review American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 92 : 801-9

Scalbert A, Brennan L, Fiehn O, Hankemeier T, Kristal BS, van Ommen B, Pujos-Guyot E, Verheij E, Wishart D, Wopereis S (2009) Mass-spectrometry-based metabolomics: limitations and recommendations for future progress with particular focus on nutrition research Metabolomics 5 : 435-58

Scientific Societies Membership

American Chemical Society
Societe Francaise de Nutrition

Prizes, Honours

Award for Outstanding Flavonoid Research delivered at the 3rd International Conference on Polyphenols and Health, Kyoto (2007)
ISI Highly cited author in Agriculture USA (2005)