• Associate Professor, Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences

    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
    Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
    W569 Duff Roblin Building
    190 Dysart Road
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2 Canada

    T: 204-272-1506


  • Diploma (MSc Nutritional Sciences), the Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Germany
  • PhD (Nutritional Biochemistry and Physiology), the University of Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Germany


Research interests

Dr. Eck's research focuses on:

  • Gene-Nutrient Interactions
  • Genetic Variation causing Common Complex Diseases
  • Nutrient related Common and Complex Diseases
  • Nutrient Membrane Transporter
  • Vitamin C Transport, Pharmacokinetics, Recommendations
  • Ascorbic Acid Transporters
  • Organic Cation Transporters
  • Bioactive food components in regard to transporter inhibition and metabolic function
  • Role of dietary components in Health and Chronic Diseases