1. D. Sergi, N. Luscombe-Marsh, N. Naumovski, M. Abeywardena, N. O’Callaghan. Palmitic, but not lauric acid, induces metabolic inflammation, mitochondrial fragmentation and a drop in mitochondrial membrane potential in human primary myotubes. Frontiers in Nutrition. DOI: fnut.2021.663838. Journal impact factor: 6.576.

2. N. Naumovski, D. Sergi. Editorial: Food Bioactives: Impact on Brain and Cardiometabolic Health – Findings from In Vitro to Human Studies. Foods (MDPI). DOI: foods10051045. Journal impact factor: 4.350.

3. D. Sergi, A. Gélinas, J. Beaulieu, J. Renaud, E. Tardif-Pellerin, J. Guillard, M.-G. Martinoli. Anti-Apoptotic and Anti-Inflammatory Role of Trans ε-Viniferin in a Neuron–Glia Co-Culture Cellular Model of Parkinson’s Disease. Foods (MDPI), DOI: 10.3390/foods9030371. Journal Impact factor: 4.350.

4. J. Beaulieu, G. Costa, J. Renaud, A. Moitie, H. Glemet, D. Sergi, M.-G. Martinoli. The neuroinflammatory and neurotoxic potential of palmitic acid is mitigated by oleic acid in microglial cells and microglial- neuronal co-cultures. Molecular Neurobiology. DOI: 10.1007/s12035-021-02328-7. Journal Impact factor: 4.5.

5. W. Stonehouse, D. Sergi, B. Benassi-Evans, G. James-Martin, N. Johnson, C. Thompson, M. Abeywardena. Eucaloric diets enriched in palm olein, cocoa butter, and soybean oil did not differentially affect liver fat concentration in healthy participants: a 16-week randomized controlled trial. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. DOI: 10.1093/ajcn/nqaa347. Journal Impact factor: 6.766.

6. D. Sergi, Natalie Luscombe-Marsh, L. K. Heilbronn, Nenad Naumovski, Christopher Proud, Mark Birch-Machin, M. Abeywardena, N. O’Callaghan. The inhibition of metabolic inflammation by eicosapentaenoic acid is associated with enhanced mitochondrial fusion and insulin signaling in human primary myotubes. Accepted in the Journal of Nutrition. Journal Impact factor: 4.281.

7. D. Sergi, H. Boulestin, F. M. Campbell, Lynda M. Williams. The Role of Dietary Advanced Glycation End Products (AGEs) in Metabolic Dysfunction. Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, DOI: 10.1002/mnfr.201900934. Journal Impact factor: 4.653.

8. J. Williams, A. J. McKune, E. N. Georgousopoulou, J. Kellett, N. M. D’Cunha, D. Sergi, D. Mellor and Nenad Naumovski. The Effect of L-Theanine Incorporated in a Functional Food Product (Mango Sorbet) on Physiological Responses in Healthy Males: A Pilot Randomised Controlled Trial. Foods (MDPI), DOI: 10.1002/mnfr.201900934. Journal Impact factor: 4.350.

9. J. M. Everett, J. Williams, N. M. D’Cunha, D. Sergi, E. N Georgousopoulou, R. Keegan, A. J. McKune, D. D. Mellor, N. Anstice, N. Naumovski (2019). The effects of green tea amino acid L-theanine consumption on stress and anxiety levels: a systematic review. Plant Foods for Human Nutrition, DOI: 10.1007/s11130-019-00771-5. Journal Impact factor: 2.59.

10. H. Speer, N. M. D’Cunha, M. Botek, A. J. McKune, D. Sergi, E. Georgousopoulou, D. D. Mellor, N. Naumovski (2019). The effects of dietary polyphenols on iron status and CVD risk markers: a systematic review. Nutrition and Metabolic Insights, DOI: 10.1177/1178638819882739. Journal Impact factor: 2.44.

11. D. Sergi, J. Renaud, N. Simola and M.-G. Martinoli (2019). Diabetes, a contemporary risk for Parkinson’s disease: epidemiological and cellular evidences. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, DOI: 10.3389/fnagi.2019.00302. Journal Impact factor: 3.63.

12. F. H. McLean, R. F. Langston, D. Sergi, C. Grant, A. C. Morris, E. A. Hay, A. Polanski, A. MacKenzie, F. M. Campbell, L. M. Williams (2019). Early and reversible changes to the hippocampal proteome in mice on a high-fat diet. Nutrition and Metabolism, DOI: 10.1186/s12986-019-0387-y. Journal Impact factor: 3.59.

13.D. Sergi, L. M. Williams (2019). Potential association between dietary long-chain saturated fatty acids and hypothalamic dysfunction in obesity. Nutrition Reviews, DOI: 10.1093/nutrit/nuz056. Journal Impact factor: 5.78.

14. D. Sergi, N. Naumovski, L. K. Heilbronn, N. O’Callaghan, M. Abeywardena, L. Lionetti, N. Luscombe-Marsh (2019). Mitochondrial (dys)function and insulin resistance: from pathophysiological molecular mechanisms to the impact of diet. Frontiers in Physiology, DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2019.00532 . Journal Impact factor: 3.39.

15. F. H. McLean, F. M. Campbell, R. Langston, D. Sergi, C. Resch, C. Grant, A. C. Morris, C. D. Mayer, L. M. Williams. A high-fat diet induces rapid changes in the mouse hypothalamic proteome (2019). Nutrition and Metabolism, DOI: 10.1186/s12986-019-0352-9. Journal Impact factor: 3.48.

16. C. Muniale, N. Naumovski, D. Sergi, D. Stewart, D. Mellor (2019). Critical evaluation of the extrapolation of data relative to antioxidant function from the lab and their implications on food production and human health. A Review. International Journal of Food Science and Technology, DOI:10.1111/ijfs.14135. Journal Impact factor: 2.38

17. J. Williams, D. Sergi, A. McKune, E. Georgousopoulou, D. Mellor, N. Naumovski (2019). The beneficial health effects of green tea amino acid L-Theanine in animal models; promises and prospects for human trials. Phytotherapy Research, DOI: 10.1002/ptr.6277. Journal Impact factor: 3.34.

18. D. Sergi, F. M. Campbell, C. Grant, , A. C. Morris, E. M. Bachmair, C. Koch, F. H. McLean, A. Muller, N. Hoggard, B. de Roos, B. Porteiro, M. V. Boekschoten, F. C. McGillicuddy, D. Kahn, P. Nicol, J. Benzler, C. D. Mayer, J. Drew, H. M. Roche, M. Muller, R. Nogueiras, C.Dieguez, A. Tups, L. M. Williams (2018). SerpinA3N is a novel hypothalamic gene upregulated by a high-fat diet and leptin. Genes and Nutrition, DOI: 10.1186/s12263-018-0619-1. Journal Impact Factor: 3.21.

19. D. Sergi, A. C. Morris, D. E. Kahn, F. H. McLean, P. Kubitz, M.G. Martinoli, J. E. Drew and L. M. Williams (2018). Palmitic acid triggers inflammatory responses in hypothalamic neurons partially via ceramide synthesis but not via TLR4. Nutritional Neuroscience, DOI: 10.1080/1028415X.2018.1501533. Journal Impact Factor: 3.31.

20. A. Tups, J. Benzler, D. Sergi, S. Ladyman, L. M. Williams (2017). Central regulation of glucose homeostasis. Comprehensive Physiology, DOI: 10.1002/cphy.c160015. Journal Impact Factor: 5.79.

21. D. Sergi, D. E. Kahn, A. C. Morris, and L. M. Williams (2016). Palmitic acid induces inflammation in hypothalamic neurons via ceramide synthesis. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, DOI: 10.1017/S0029665116000367. Peer-reviewed conference proceedings. Journal Impact Factor: 5.34.

22. D. Sergi, A. C. Morris, J. E. Drew, F. M. Campbell, P. Nicol and L. M. Williams (2015). A novel hypothalamic protein regulated by high fat diet and leptin. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, DOI: 10.1017/S0029665115002165. Peer-reviewed conference proceedings. Journal Impact Factor: 5.34.

23. F.C. McGillicuddy, C.M. Reynolds, O. Finucane, E. Coleman, K.A. Harford, C. Grant, D. Sergi, L.M. Williams, K.H. Mills, H.M. Roche (2013). Long-term exposure to a high-fat diet results in the development of glucose intolerance and insulin resistance in interleukin-1 receptor I-deficient mice. American Journal of Physiology Endocrinology and Metabolism, DOI: 10.1152/ajpendo.00297.2013. Journal Impact factor: 4.01.