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Harold Aukema PhD

Currently accepting students.

Current Position

Professor, Department of Human Nutritional Sciences, University of Manitoba; Scientist, Children\’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba; Investigator, Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals; Principal Investigator, Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine


  • PhD, Nutritional Sciences, 1992 University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
  • MSc, Nutritional Sciences, 1988 University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
  • BSc, Animal and Poultry Science, 1986 University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Research Focus:

  • Nutritional lipidomics: Dietary effects on eicosanoids and other oxylipins
  • Pediatric renal cystic diseases: Early intervention, nutritional effects and lipidomics in animal models
  • Dietary recommendations: Physiologic and metabolic basis of dietary recommendations for dietary protein and for omega-3 fatty acids
  • Nutrition and the kidney: Effects of dietary components, nutraceuticals and functional foods on normal renal metabolism and prevention of renal disease progression