Dr. Peter Nunn

peterPeter Nunn has masqueraded at various times as a microbiologist, nutritionist, animal physiologist, chemist and biochemist.  He has long been interested in biologically active compounds derived from plant sources; especially those implicated in human neurodegenerative diseases.  Formerly an academic at King’s College London, UK, Peter now holes out in a neuro-oncology laboratory in the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Portsmouth UK.

Recent Publications

  • Brain glutathione as a target for aetiological factors in neurolathyrism and konzo
  • Three phases of research on B-N-methylamino-L-alanine (BMAA) – a neurotoxic acid
  • B-N-Methylaminoalanine (BMAA): Metabolism and metabolic effects in model systems and in neural and other tissues of the rat in vitro