Cécil Meulenberg, PhD
Phone: +386 5 663 77 00
- Health sciences; Neurobiology; Nutrition; Ageing
Biography:Cécil Meulenberg obtained his bachelor's and master's degrees in medical biology at the medicine faculty of Utrecht university in the Netherlands. In 2001 he succesfully defended his Ph.D. in neurotoxcicology at the veterinary faculty of Utrecht university entitled ''In vitro approaches to improve the risk assessment of volatile organic solvents''.
From March 2017 Cécil Meulenberg is appointed as research assistant at The Institute for Kinesiology Research (IKARUS) ZRS. Cécil Meulenberg is a medical biologist with a strong background in cellular electrophysiology, and has been involved in neuroscience-, toxicology-, audiology- and oncology projects affiliated through Universities of Utrecht and Groningen (The Netherlands), Oslo (Norway), Sussex (United Kingdom), and Primorska (Slovenia). At the latter university he developed and lectured for several years a selective master course on the interrelation of the brain, nutrition, physiology, behaviour and disease. At the Science and Research Centre of Koper he is developing research projects in collaboration with local and international stakeholders, in the fields of kinesiology and aging with a focus on alternative therapies and sustainable food sources beneficially influencing health across the lifespan.
He published the results as a first and co-author in various peer-reviewed scientific journals.