Ling-Wei Chen

A nutritional and life course epidemiologist with a passion for disease prevention.

Could our fitness to survive be determined even before we are born, not only through genetics but also through other in utero environmental exposures? The Developmental Origin of Health and Diseases (DOHaD) theory greatly interests me. I believe that a healthy start in life can positively influence population health trajectories and should be incorporated as a complementary strategy to battle the increasing burden of non-communicable chronic diseases in this aging population.


Postdoctoral Research Fellow



Research areas

Nutritional, early life, and life course epidemiology


University College Dublin