Professor Tara Dean


NameProfessor Tara Dean
Job titleProvost

Research outputs

Dietary diversity during infancy and the association with childhood food allergen sensitization

Maslin, K., Pickett, K., Ngo, S., Anderson, W., Dean, T. and Venter, C. (2021). Dietary diversity during infancy and the association with childhood food allergen sensitization. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. https://doi.org/10.1111/pai.13650

Different Measures of Diet Diversity During Infancy and the Association with Childhood Food Allergy in a UK Birth Cohort Study

Venter, C., Maslin, K., Holloway, J.W., Silveira, L.J., Fleischer, D.M., Dean, T. and Arshad, S.H. (2020). Different Measures of Diet Diversity During Infancy and the Association with Childhood Food Allergy in a UK Birth Cohort Study. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice. 8 (6), pp. 2017-2026. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaip.2020.01.029

Temporal change in maternal dietary intake during pregnancy and lactation between and within 2 pregnancy cohorts assembled in the United Kingdom

Maslin, K., Venter, C., Palumbo, M., Glueck, D., Mitchell, F., Potter, S., Grundy, J., Glasbey, G., Dean, T. and Arshad, S. H (2019). Temporal change in maternal dietary intake during pregnancy and lactation between and within 2 pregnancy cohorts assembled in the United Kingdom. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice. 8 (3), pp. 1088-1090. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaip.2019.11.041

ω-3 LCPUFA supplementation during pregnancy and risk of allergic outcomes or sensitization in offspring: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Vahdaninia, M., Mackenzie, H., Dean, T. and Helps, S. (2018). ω-3 LCPUFA supplementation during pregnancy and risk of allergic outcomes or sensitization in offspring: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. 122 (3), pp. 302-313. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anai.2018.12.008

The effectiveness of ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid interventions during pregnancy on obesity measures in the offspring: an up-to-date systematic review and meta-analysis

Vahdaninia, M., Mackenziem H., Dean, T. and Helps, S. (2018). The effectiveness of ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid interventions during pregnancy on obesity measures in the offspring: an up-to-date systematic review and meta-analysis. European Journal of Nutrition. 58, pp. 2597-2613. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00394-018-1824-9

Use of cluster analysis to characterize patterns of sensitization in childhood allergy

Venter, C., Maslin, K., Zhang, H., Kaushal, A., Terry, W., Patil, V., Dean, T. and Arshad, S. H. (2018). Use of cluster analysis to characterize patterns of sensitization in childhood allergy. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. 29 (6), pp. 644-648. https://doi.org/10.1111/pai.12925

The views of children and young people on the use of silk garments for the treatment of eczema: a nested qualitative study within the CLOTHing for the relief of Eczema Symptoms (CLOTHES) randomized controlled trial

Wake, E.V., Batchelor, J., Lawton, S., Thomas, K.S., Harrison, E.F., Cowdell, F.C. and Dean, T. (2018). The views of children and young people on the use of silk garments for the treatment of eczema: a nested qualitative study within the CLOTHing for the relief of Eczema Symptoms (CLOTHES) randomized controlled trial. British Journal of Dermatology. 178 (1), pp. 183-190. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjd.15909

Natural menopause among women below 50 years in India: a population based study

Pallikadavath, S., Ogollah, R., Singh, A., Dean, T., Dewey, A. and Stones, W. (2017). Natural menopause among women below 50 years in India: a population based study. Indian Journal of Medical Research. 144 (3), pp. 366-377. https://doi.org/10.4103/0971-5916.198676

Comparison of nutrient intake in adolescents and adults with and without food allergies

Maslin, K., Venter, C., Mackenzie, H., Vlieg-Boerstra, B., Dean, T. and Sommer, I. (2017). Comparison of nutrient intake in adolescents and adults with and without food allergies. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. 31 (2), pp. 209-217. https://doi.org/10.1111/jhn.12495

Silk garments plus standard care compared with standard care for treating eczema in children: a randomised, controlled, observer-blind, pragmatic trial (CLOTHES Trial)

Thomas, K. S., Bradshaw, L. E., Sach, T. H., Batchelor, J. M., Lawton, S., Harrison, E., Haines, R. H., Ahmed, A., Williams, H. C., Dean, T., Burrows, N. P., Pollock, I., Llewellyn, J., Crang, C., Grundy, J. D., Guiness, J., Gribbin, A., Mitchell, E. J., Cowdell, F., Brown, S. J. and Montgomery, A. (2017). Silk garments plus standard care compared with standard care for treating eczema in children: a randomised, controlled, observer-blind, pragmatic trial (CLOTHES Trial). Plos Medicine. 14 (4), p. e1002280. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002280

Randomised controlled trial of silk therapeutic garments for the management of atopic eczema in children: the CLOTHES trial

Thomas, K. S., Bradshaw, L. E., Sach, T. H., Cowdell, F., Batchelor, J. M., Lawton, S., Harrison, E., Haines, R. H., Ahmed, A., Dean, T., Burrows, N. P., Pollock, I., Buckley, H., Williams, H. C., Llewellyn, J., Crang, C., Grundy, J. D., Guiness, J., Gribbin, A., Wake, E. V., Mitchell, E.J., Brown, S.J. and Montgomery, A.A. (2017). Randomised controlled trial of silk therapeutic garments for the management of atopic eczema in children: the CLOTHES trial. Health Technology Assessment. 21 (16), pp. 1-260. https://doi.org/10.3310/hta21160

Use of baked milk challenges and milk ladders in clinical practice: a worldwide survey of healthcare professionals

Athanasopoulou, P., Deligianni, E., Dean, T., Dewey, A. and Venter, C. (2017). Use of baked milk challenges and milk ladders in clinical practice: a worldwide survey of healthcare professionals. Clinical and Experimental Allergy. 47 (3), pp. 430-434. https://doi.org/10.1111/cea.12890

Prenatal intake of vitamins and allergic outcomes in the offspring: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Vahdaninia, M., MacKenzie, H., Helps, S. and Dean, T. (2016). Prenatal intake of vitamins and allergic outcomes in the offspring: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice. 5 (3), pp. 771-778. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaip.2016.09.024

Does concurrent breastfeeding alongside the introduction of solid food prevent the development of food allergy?

Venter, C., Maslin, K., Dean, T. and Arshad, S.H. (2016). Does concurrent breastfeeding alongside the introduction of solid food prevent the development of food allergy? 5, p. e40. https://doi.org/10.1017/jns.2016.31

The prevalence, natural history and time trends of peanut allergy over the first 10 years of life in two cohorts born in the same geographical location 12 years apart

Venter, C., Maslin, K., Patil, V., Kurukulaaratchy, R., Grundy, J., Glasbey, G., Twiselton, R., Dean, T. and Arshad, S. H. (2016). The prevalence, natural history and time trends of peanut allergy over the first 10 years of life in two cohorts born in the same geographical location 12 years apart. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. 27 (2), pp. 804-811. https://doi.org/10.1111/pai.12616

The accuracy of dietary recall of infant feeding and food allergen data

van Zyl, Z., Maslin, K., Dean, T., Blauuw, R. and Venter, C. (2016). The accuracy of dietary recall of infant feeding and food allergen data. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. 29 (6), pp. 777-785. https://doi.org/10.1111/jhn.12384

Very low prevalence of IgE mediated wheat allergy and high levels of cross-sensitisation between grass and wheat in a UK birth cohort

Venter, C., Maslin, K., Arshad, S. H., Patil, V., Grundy, J., Glasbey, G., Twiselton, R. and Dean, T. (2016). Very low prevalence of IgE mediated wheat allergy and high levels of cross-sensitisation between grass and wheat in a UK birth cohort. Clinical and Translational Allergy. 6 (1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13601-016-0111-1

Taste preference, food neophobia and nutritional intake in children consuming a cows’ milk exclusion diet: a prospective study

Maslin, K., Grimshaw, K., Oliver, E., Roberts, G., Arshad, S. H., Dean, T., Grundy, J., Glasbey, G. and Venter, C. (2016). Taste preference, food neophobia and nutritional intake in children consuming a cows’ milk exclusion diet: a prospective study. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. 29 (6), pp. 786-796. https://doi.org/10.1111/jhn.12387

Dietary variety and food group consumption in children consuming a cows’ milk exclusion diet

Maslin, K., Dean, T., Arshad, S.H. and Venter, C. (2016). Dietary variety and food group consumption in children consuming a cows’ milk exclusion diet. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. 27, pp. 471-477. https://doi.org/10.1111/pai.12573

Prevalence and cumulative incidence of food hyper-sensitivity in the first 10 years of life

Venter, C., Patil, V., Grundy, J., Glasbey, G., Twiselton, R., Arshad, S. H. and Dean, T. (2016). Prevalence and cumulative incidence of food hyper-sensitivity in the first 10 years of life. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. 27 (5), pp. 452-458. https://doi.org/10.1111/pai.12564

Cows’ milk exclusion diet during infancy: is there a long term effect on children's eating behaviour and food preferences?

Maslin, K., Grundy, J. D., Glasbey, G., Dean, T., Arshad, S. H., Grimshaw, K., Oliver, E., Roberts, G. and Venter, C. (2016). Cows’ milk exclusion diet during infancy: is there a long term effect on children's eating behaviour and food preferences? Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. 27 (2), pp. 141-146. https://doi.org/10.1111/pai.12513

Temperature-controlled laminar airflow in severe asthma for exacerbation reduction (The LASER Trial): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Storrar, W., Fogg, C., Brown, T., Dennison, P., Yu, L-M., Dewey, A., Luengo-Fernandez, R., Dean, T., Rahman, N., Mansur, A., Howarth, P. H., Bradding, P. and Chauhan, A. J. (2016). Temperature-controlled laminar airflow in severe asthma for exacerbation reduction (The LASER Trial): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials. 17, p. 15. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-015-1134-y

Association between healthy eating in pregnancy and allergic status of the offspring in childhood

Moonesinghe, H., Patil, V., Dean, T., Arshad, S. H., Glasbey, G., Grundy, J. D. and Venter, C. (2015). Association between healthy eating in pregnancy and allergic status of the offspring in childhood. Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. 116 (2), pp. 163-165. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anai.2015.11.005

A qualitative study of mothers’ perceptions of weaning and the use of commercial infant food in the United Kingdom

Maslin, K., Galvin, A.D., Shepherd, S., Dean, T., Dewey. A. and Venter, C. (2015). A qualitative study of mothers’ perceptions of weaning and the use of commercial infant food in the United Kingdom. Maternal and Paediatric Nutrition Journal. 1 (1). https://doi.org/10.4172/2472-1182.1000103

Relationship between maternal and child behaviors in pediatric food allergy: an exploratory study

Sommer, I., Chisholm, V., MacKenzie, H., Venter, C. and Dean, T. (2015). Relationship between maternal and child behaviors in pediatric food allergy: an exploratory study. Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. 116 (1), pp. 78-80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anai.2015.10.006

Validation and acceptability of double-blind, placebo-controlled food challenges in children

Venter, C., Maslin, K., Patil, V., Grundy, J., Glasbey, G., Raza, A., Vlieg-Boerstra, B. and Dean, T. (2015). Validation and acceptability of double-blind, placebo-controlled food challenges in children. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. 27 (1), pp. 92-93. https://doi.org/10.1111/pai.12454

Fussy eating and feeding difficulties in infants and toddlers consuming a cows’ milk exclusion diet

Maslin, K., Dean, T., Arshad, S.H. and Venter, C. (2015). Fussy eating and feeding difficulties in infants and toddlers consuming a cows’ milk exclusion diet. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. 26 (6), pp. 503-508. https://doi.org/10.1111/pai.12427

A multi-centre, parallel group superiority trial of silk therapeutic clothing compared to standard care for the management of eczema in children (CLOTHES Trial): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Harrison, E., Haines, R. H., Cowell, F., Sach, T. H., Dean, T., Pollock, I., Burrows, N. P., Buckley, H., Batchelor, J. M., Williams, H. C., Lawton, S., Brown, S. J., Bradshaw, L. E., Ahmed, A., Montgomery, A. A., Mitchell, E. J. and Thomas, K. S. (2015). A multi-centre, parallel group superiority trial of silk therapeutic clothing compared to standard care for the management of eczema in children (CLOTHES Trial): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials. 16 (360). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-015-0921-9

Changing prevalence of wheeze, rhinitis and allergic sensitisation in late childhood: findings from 2 Isle of Wight birth cohorts’ 12-years apart

Patil, V., Kurukulaaratchy, R., Venter, C., Grundy, J., Roberts, G., Dean, T. and Arshad, S. H. (2015). Changing prevalence of wheeze, rhinitis and allergic sensitisation in late childhood: findings from 2 Isle of Wight birth cohorts’ 12-years apart. Clinical and Experimental Allergy. 45 (9), pp. 1430-1438. https://doi.org/10.1111/cea.12534

Randomised controlled trial of fish oil supplement to treat cancer cachexia

Dewey, A., Higgins, B., Baughan, c., Stores, R., Dean, T. and Kilburn, S. (2015). Randomised controlled trial of fish oil supplement to treat cancer cachexia. BAOJ Palliative Medicine. 1 (1), pp. 1-8.

Health-related quality of life in children with perceived and diagnosed food hypersensitivity

Venter, C., Sommer, I., Moonesinghe, H., Grundy, J. D., Glasbey, G., Patil, V. and Dean, T. (2015). Health-related quality of life in children with perceived and diagnosed food hypersensitivity. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. 26 (2), pp. 126-132. https://doi.org/10.1111/pai.12337

The natural history of peanut sensitization and allergy in a birth cohort

Arshad, S. H., Venter, C., Roberts, G., Dean, T. and Kurukulaaratchy, R. (2014). The natural history of peanut sensitization and allergy in a birth cohort. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice. 134 (6), pp. 1462-1463. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2014.09.026

Information and support from dietary consultation for mothers of children with food allergies

MacKenzie, H, Grundy, J.D., Glasbey, G., Dean, T. and Venter, C. (2014). Information and support from dietary consultation for mothers of children with food allergies. Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. 114 (1), pp. 23-29. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anai.2014.10.001

An exploratory investigation of food choice behavior of teenagers with and without food allergies

Sommer, I., MacKenzie, H., Venter, C. and Dean, T. (2014). An exploratory investigation of food choice behavior of teenagers with and without food allergies. Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. 112 (5), pp. 446-452. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anai.2014.02.009

Literature searches and reviews related to the prevalence of food allergy in Europe

Dean, T., MacKenzie, H., Kilburn, S., Moonesinghe, H., Lee, K., Maslin, K. and Venter, C. (2013). Literature searches and reviews related to the prevalence of food allergy in Europe. European Food Safety Authority.

What is the impact of contraceptive methods and mixes of contraceptive methods on contraceptive prevalence, unmet need for family planning, and unwanted and unintended pregnancies?

MacKenzie, H., Drahota, A., , Pallikadavath, S., Stones, W., Dean, T., Fogg, C., Stores, R., Kilburn, S., Dewey, A. and Ogollah, R. (2013). What is the impact of contraceptive methods and mixes of contraceptive methods on contraceptive prevalence, unmet need for family planning, and unwanted and unintended pregnancies? Institute of Education, University of London EPPI Centre, Social Science Research Unit.

Pilot cluster randomised controlled trial of flooring to reduce injuries from falls in wards for older people

Drahota, A., Ward, D., Udell, J. E., Soilemezi, D., Ogollah, R., Higgins, B., Dean, T. and Severs, M. (2013). Pilot cluster randomised controlled trial of flooring to reduce injuries from falls in wards for older people. Ageing and Society. 42 (5), pp. 633-640. https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/aft067

Human resource inequalities at the base of India's public health care system

Pallikadavath, S., Singh, A., Ogollah, R., Dean, T. and Stones, W. (2013). Human resource inequalities at the base of India's public health care system. Health and Place. 23, pp. 26-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2013.05.003

Sensory environment on health-related outcomes of hospital patients

Drahota, A., Ward, D., MacKenzie, H., Stores, R., Higgins, B., Gal, D. and Dean, T. (2012). Sensory environment on health-related outcomes of hospital patients. Cochrane Library. 3. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD005315.pub2

A randomised controlled trial of ion-exchange water softeners for the treatment of eczema in children

Thomas, K. S., Dean, T., O'Leary, C. D., Sach, T. H., Koller, K., Frost, A. and Williams, H. C. (2011). A randomised controlled trial of ion-exchange water softeners for the treatment of eczema in children. Plos Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1000395

A multicentre randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of ion-exchange water softeners for the treatment of eczema in children: the Softened Water Eczema Trial (SWET)

Thomas, K. S., Koller, K., Dean, T., O’Leary, C. J., Sach, T. H., Frost, A., Pallett, I., Crook, A. M., Meredith, S. and Nunn, A. J. (2011). A multicentre randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of ion-exchange water softeners for the treatment of eczema in children: the Softened Water Eczema Trial (SWET). Health Technology Assessment. 15 (8). https://doi.org/10.3310/hta15080

Food allergies and intolerances in children

MacKenzie, H. and Dean, T. (2011). Food allergies and intolerances in children. in: Kilvast, D. and Angus, F. (ed.) Developing children's food products Cambridge Woodhead Publishing. pp. 82-97

Care home versus hospital and own home environments for rehabilitation of older people

Drahota, A., Ward, D., Gal, D., Severs, M. and Dean, T. (2008). Care home versus hospital and own home environments for rehabilitation of older people. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD003164.pub2

Randomized, double-blind comparison of patient-controlled epidural infusion vs nurse-administered epidural infusion for postoperative analgesia in patients undergoing colonic resection

Nightingale, J.J., Knight, M.V., Higgins, B. and Dean, T. (2007). Randomized, double-blind comparison of patient-controlled epidural infusion vs nurse-administered epidural infusion for postoperative analgesia in patients undergoing colonic resection. British Journal of Anaesthesia. 98 (3), pp. 380-384. https://doi.org/10.1093/bja/ael367

The effects of a double blind, placebo controlled, artificial food colourings and benzoate preservative challenge on hyperactivity in a general population sample of preschool children

Bateman, B., Warner, J. O., Hutchinson, E., Dean, T., Rowlandson, P., Gant, C., Grundy, J., Fitzgerald, C. and Stevenson, J. (2004). The effects of a double blind, placebo controlled, artificial food colourings and benzoate preservative challenge on hyperactivity in a general population sample of preschool children. Archives of Disease in Childhood. 89, pp. 506-511. https://doi.org/10.1136/adc.2003.031435
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