Sophie Selby-Pham


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Dr Selby-Pham is a postdoctoral research fellow in the School of Chemistry at Monash University. Her work focuses on absorption and health benefits of phytochemicals with an ultimate goal to develop novel plant products optimised for personalised human nutrition. 

Dr Selby-Pham is a guest lecturer of FSC5010 Food Chemistry and Biochemistry, and FSC5011 Advanced Food Chemistry and Biochemistry of the Master of Food Science and Agribusiness where she delivers seminars and prepares teaching contents.

She is passionate about quality education and research in the field of Food Science and Technolgoy due to exciting opportunity to promote well-being and create positive societal impacts. With the world-wide challenges of increasing food supply for a rapidly growing population, she is motivated to be part of cutting edge research and educating new generations of Food Scientists.

Research area keywords

  • Food Chemistry
  • Food Technology
  • Phytochemicals
  • Food Engineering
  • Food Science
  • Food and Health
  • Dairy Science
  • Protein Chemistry
  • Meat Science
  • Food Processing

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Research Output

  • 9 Article
  • 1 Conference Paper

Characterising absorption and health-related properties of phytochemicals extracted from Malaysian palm fruit biomass after oil extraction

Selby-Pham, S., Siow, L. F. & Bennett, L. E., 29 Jan 2020, In : Food & Function. 11, 1, p. 907-920 14 p.

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Pharmacokinetic properties of phytochemicals in Hypericum perforatum influence efficacy of regulating oxidative stress

Wise, K., Selby-Pham, S., Bennett, L. & Selby-Pham, J., 1 Jun 2019, In : Phytomedicine. 59, p. 1-5 5 p., 152763.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Statistical modelling coupled with LC-MS analysis to predict human upper intestinal absorption of phytochemical mixtures

Selby-Pham, S. N. B., Howell, K. S., Dunshea, F. R., Ludbey, J., Lutz, A. & Bennett, L., 15 Apr 2018, In : Food Chemistry. 245, p. 353-363 11 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding health-related properties of bushmint (Hyptis) by pharmacokinetic modelling of intestinal absorption

Selby-Pham, J., Selby-Pham, S. N. B., Wise, K. & Bennett, L. E., 1 Aug 2018, In : Phytochemistry Letters. 26, p. 16-19 4 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Dietary phytochemicals promote health by enhancing antioxidant defence in a pig model

Selby-Pham, S. N. B., Cottrell, J. J., Dunshea, F. R., Ng, K., Bennett, L. E. & Howell, K. S., 14 Jul 2017, In : Nutrients. 9, 7, 16 p., 758.

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Open Access
7 Citations (Scopus)