Who's Who

Augustin Scalbert

Group Head

Biomarkers Group


Specialty:

Biochemistry/epidemiology

Academic Degrees

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


Current Research Projects

  • Food Metabolome and dietary biomarkers for cancer risk studies
    Scalbert A, Keski-Rahkonen P, Huybrechts I, Gunter MJ, Jenab M, Ferrari P, Vivian V, Sinha R (NCI), Wishart D (Uni Alberta), Jang HH (RDA, South Korea)

  • Dietary polyphenols and cancer risk
    Scalbert A, Rinaldi S, Gunter MJ, Murphy N, Zamora-Ros (IBIDELL, Spain)

  • Metabolic phenotypes in cancer risk studies
    Keski-Rahkonen P, Rinaldi S, Scalbert A, Gunter M, Jenab M, Murphy N, Johansson M, Kampman E (Uni Wageningen), Ulrich N (Uni Utah), Key T (Uni Oxford), Bonanni B (EIO)

  • New metabolomic approaches to measure the exposome in cohort studies
    Scalbert A, Keski-Rahkonen P, Rinaldi S


Selected Publications

Edmands, W. M.; Ferrari, P.; Rothwell, J. A.; Rinaldi, S.; Slimani, N.; Barupal, D. K.; Biessy, C.; Jenab, M.; Clavel-Chapelon, F.; Fagherazzi, G.; Boutron-Ruault, M. C.; Katzke, V. A.; Kuhn, T.; Boeing, H.; Trichopoulou, A.; Lagiou, P.; Trichopoulos, D.; Palli, D.; Grioni, S.; Tumino, R.; Vineis, P.; Mattiello, A.; Romieu, I.; Scalbert, A., Polyphenol metabolome in human urine and its association with intake of polyphenol-rich foods across European countries. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 2015, 102 (4), 905-13.

Achaintre, D.; Bulete, A.; Cren-Olive, C.; Li, L.; Rinaldi, S.; Scalbert, A., Differential Isotope Labeling of 38 Dietary Polyphenols and Their Quantification in Urine by Liquid Chromatography Electrospray Ionization Tandem Mass Spectrometry. Anal. Chem. 2016, 88 (5), 2637-44.

Neveu, V.; Moussy, A.; Rouaix, H.; Wedekind, R.; Pon, A.; Knox, C.; Wishart, D. S.; Scalbert, A., Exposome-Explorer: a manually-curated database on biomarkers of exposure to dietary and environmental factors. Nucleic Acids Res. 2017, 45 (D1), D979-D984.

Cheung, W.; Keski-Rahkonen, P.; Assi, N.; Ferrari, P.; Freisling, H.; Rinaldi, S.; Slimani, N.; Zamora-Ros, R.; Rundle, M.; Frost, G.; Gibbons, H.; Carr, E.; Brennan, L.; Cross, A. J.; Pala, V.; Panico, S.; Sacerdote, C.; Palli, D.; Tumino, R.; Kühn, T.; Kaaks, R.; Boeing, H.; Floegel, A.; Mancini, F.; Boutron-Ruault, M.-C.; Baglietto, L.; Trichopoulou, A.; Naska, A.; Orfanos, P.; Scalbert, A., A metabolomic study of biomarkers of meat and fish intake. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2017, 105 (3), 600-608.

Stepien, M.; Duarte-Salles, T.; Fedirko, V.; Floegel, A.; Barupal, D. K.; Rinaldi, S.; Achaintre, D.; Assi, N.; Tjonneland, A.; Overvad, K.; Bastide, N.; Boutron-Ruault, M. C.; Severi, G.; Kuhn, T.; Kaaks, R.; Aleksandrova, K.; Boeing, H.; Trichopoulou, A.; Bamia, C.; Lagiou, P.; Saieva, C.; Agnoli, C.; Panico, S.; Tumino, R.; Naccarati, A.; Bueno-de-Mesquita, H. B.; Peeters, P. H.; Weiderpass, E.; Quiros, J. R.; Agudo, A.; Sanchez, M. J.; Dorronsoro, M.; Gavrila, D.; Barricarte, A.; Ohlsson, B.; Sjoberg, K.; Werner, M.; Sund, M.; Wareham, N.; Khaw, K. T.; Travis, R. C.; Schmidt, J. A.; Gunter, M.; Cross, A.; Vineis, P.; Romieu, I.; Scalbert, A.; Jenab, M., Alteration of Amino Acid and Biogenic Amine Metabolism in Hepatobiliary Cancers: Findings from a Prospective Cohort Study. Int. J. Cancer 2016, 138 (2), 348-60.

Scientific Societies Membership

Metabolomics Society
American Chemical Society

Prizes, Honours

Highly Cited Researcher (Thomson Reuters; 2005,2014,2015).