Since 2009 the Foundation has sponsored numerous clinical trials conducted by Waterford Institute of Technology, and has funded numerous Fellowships, the principal bequest being a Chair in Human Nutrition funded permanently by it from October 2016, the current holder being Professor John Nolan PhD.
The prominent of numerous recent scientific articles have been:
In the Journal of Alzheimers Disease (Jan 2018) regarding a 12 month study in which a group of Alzheimer patients showed an improvement in memory when given dietary carotenoids. See the paper: https://www.j-alz.com/content/supplemental-retinal-carotenoids-enhance-memory-healthy-individuals-low-levels-macular for details of this research.
In the MDPI Foods Journal (Feb 2018) describing early trials of how macular carotenoids may be beneficial to human function and health. See the paper: http://www.mdpi.com/2304-8158/7/2/20 for details of this research.
Latest research sponsored by the Foundation will be presented at the BON (Brain and Ocular Nutrition) Conference to be held 11-13 July 2018 at Downing College, Cambridge.