Optimise & Balance for a healthy Immune system

Immunologist Dr. Jenna Macciochi specialises in understanding how nutrition & lifestyle interact with the immune system in health & disease. 

A strong advocate of preventative medicine, she is on a mission to break down the immunological science behind our health and cultivate long-term health & wellbeing through lifestyle approaches that focus on simple ways to help you adapt & self-manage in the face of modern life's daily challenges.  By attaching fresh, real & rigorous scientific research with concepts old & new, holistic & conventional, she engineers recipes & rituals that lay the foundation for health, bringing the science down to simple measures.  


Immunologist Dr Jenna Macciochi

Immunologist Dr Jenna Macciochi

Immunologist Dr. Jenna Macciochi

Gaining her BSc. Immunology at the University of Glasgow (1999), she holds a PhD from the Faculty of Inflammation, Repair & Development at Imperial College London  specialising in allergy, chronic inflammation and resolution (2005).   Jenna has also held positions in infectious disease at The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine & worked in Biotech specialising in clinical retraining of immunological tolerance using oral  immunotherapy.  In 2009, Jenna was awarded a prestigious Presidential Fellowship to combine her personal interests in nutrition with study of the immune system including metabolic endotoxemia, post-prandial gut permeability, diet regimens & use of pre/probiotics.   

Immunity, Nutrition & Lifestyle

Currently a lecturer at the University of Sussex, Jenna teaches undergraduate & postgraduate immunology to medical, pharmacy & biomedical sciences students.   Her research focus remains on understanding the role of nutrition & lifestyle on immunity.  Jenna is also an Editor at the Scientific Journal Annals of Advanced Biomedical Sciences & a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.  She has a popular Instagram account & is a regular contributor to print & online media and enjoys public engagement & consultancy.  

A Brighton-based & mother of twins, Jenna is a perpetual culinary experimenter who loves to cook from scratch using delicious local & seasonal ingredients. Growing up farm-to-table in rural Scotland, cooking has always been a big part of her life & nurtured her appreciation of food as the foundation of longevity & health.  With a passion for movement, she is also a trained fitness instructor focusing on pre- & post-natal women's fitness. 

“Modern life can be busy, intense & stressful - not always compatible with taking care of our long-term health. Today, I am a mum to twins with a full-time job & a bunch of projects that keep me excited about the art & science of how to be well. I’ve fused my passion for immunology with my farm-to-table heritage to create day-to-day rituals & routines that help you adapt & self-manage, cultivating long term health & wellbeing.”
— Dr. Jenna Macciochi


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Immunologist Dr. Jenna Macciochi provides a range of services to help you or your business; from health coaching, speaking at events to collaborative research for publication.

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