Current work and interests
Alexander is a PhD student with the Physical Activity Epidemiology programme, supervised by Dr Soren Brage. His research focuses on the combined influence of Nutrition and Physical Activity on health and chronic disease using large population-based studies.
Background and experience
Alexander graduated from the University of Cambridge with a Master’s Degree in Epidemiology and subsequently completed interdisciplinary training in Public Health at Harvard University. Prior to studying in Cambridge, he worked in the Clinical Nutrition Research Centre within the Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences and was awarded the National Science Scholarship from A*STAR, Singapore to pursue his doctoral studies.
- Mok, A., Haldar, S., Lee, J. C.-Y., Leow, M. K.-S. & Henry, C. J. Postprandial changes in cardiometabolic disease risk in young Chinese men following isocaloric high or low protein diets, stratified by either high or low meal frequency – a randomized controlled crossover trial. Nutrition Journal.15, 27 (2015)
- Sze Tan, M., Mok, A., Chan Yap, M. & Burns, S. F. Effect of sprint interval versus continuous cycling on postprandial lipaemia. J. Sports Sci. 31, 989–995 (2013)