• Dr. Dylan MacKay, Assistant Professor, department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences

    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
    Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
    110 Richardson Centre for Food Technology and Research
    196 Innovation Drive
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2 Canada

    Tel: 204-272-3119



  • PhD in Human Nutritional Sciences, University of Manitoba, Canada
  • MSc Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
  • BSc Biochemistry (Nutrition), Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada


Research interests

Dr. MacKay's current research program is focused on clinical trials involving nutrition interventions. Particularly nutritional interventions related to the following areas:

  • Postprandial glucose metabolism
  • Obesity
  • Type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • Chronic kidney disease

Current projects

  • Reducing dietary acid with fruit and vegetables in people with metabolic acidosis and chronic kidney disease
  • Investigating combinations of nutritional supplements for the prevention of rheumatoid arthritis
  • Investigating the impact of oat polyphenols and fiber on blood pressure and blood glucose response
  • Resistant starch consumption in later stage chronic kidney disease


Other information

  • Dr. MacKay has a 50% appointment in the Internal Medicine Section of Endocrinology at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.