Daniela Hampel, Ph.D.

Daniela Hampel

Position Title
Associate Project Scientist

  • M.S. (1st State Exam) in Food Chemistry, University of Frankfurt/Main, Germany
  • Federally licensed Food Chemist, National Examination Laboratories of Hesse (LHL), Wiesbaden, Germany
  • Ph.D. in Food Chemistry, University of Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Research Interests

Dr. Hampel’s research is focused on method development for phenotyping breast milk and plasma samples and assessment of micronutrient deficiencies in mostly developing countries as well as evaluation of biomarkers to assess adequate micronutrient intake for mothers, breast milk status and infants 0 - 6 months.

Selected Publications

Williams AM, Stewart CP, Shahab-Ferdows S, Hampel D, Kiprotich M, Achando B, Lin A, Null CA, Allen LH, Chantry CJ. Infant Serum and Maternal Milk Vitamin B-12 Are Positively Correlated in Kenyan Infant-Mother Dyads at 1-6 Months Postpartum, Irrespective of Infant Feeding Practice. J Nutr. 2018 Jan 1;148(1):86-93. [PubMed]

Williams AM, Stewart CP, Shahab-Ferdows S, Hampel D, Kiprotich M, Achando B, Lin A, Null C, Allen LH, Chantry CJ (2017); Infant serum and breastmilk vitamin B-12 are positively correlated in Kenyan infant-mother dyads from 1-6 months postpartum, irrespective of infant feeding practice. Journal of Nutrition, accepted for publication.

Hampel D, Dror DK, Allen LH (2017); Micronutrients in human milk: Analytical methods. Advances in Nutrition, accepted for publication.

Hampel D, Shahab-Ferdows S, Adair LS, Bentley ME, Flax VL. Jamieson DJ, Tegha G, Chasela C, Kamwendo D, Allen LH (2017); The effects of lipid-based nutrient and antiretroviral therapy on iron, zinc, and copper in human milk of HIV-infected Malawian mothers and their correlation to maternal and infantile biomarkers and characteristics. Maternal & Child Nutrition. 2017 Aug 29. [PubMed]

Brito A, Grapov D, Newman JW, Green R, Miller JW, Shahab-Ferdows S, Fedosov SN, Fahrmann J, Hampel D, Pedersen T, Fiehn O, Uauy R, Allen LH (2017); The human serum metabolome of vitamin B-12 deficiency and repletion, and associations with neurological function in elderly adults. Journal of Nutrition. 2017 Aug 9. [PubMed]

Engle-Stone R, Nankap M, Ndjebayi AO, Allen LH, Shahab-Ferdows S, Hampel D, Killilea DW, Gimou MM, Houghton LA, Friedman A, Tarini A, Stamm R, Brown KH (2017); Iron, zinc, folate, and vitamin B-12 status increased among women and children in Yaoundé and Douala, Cameroon, 1 year after introducing fortified wheat flour. Journal of Nutrition. 2017 July. [PubMed]

Hampel D, Shahab-Ferdows S, Islam MM, Peerson JM, Allen LH (2017); Variability of vitamin concentrations in human milk due to time within-feed, circadian rhythm and single-dose maternal supplementation. Journal of Nutrition. 2017 Apr. [PubMed]

Chebaya P, Karakochuk CD, March KM, Chen NN, Stamm RA Koreun H, Sophonneary P, Borath M, Shahab-Ferdows S, Hampel D, Barr SI, Lamers Y, Houghton LA, Allen LH, Green TJ, Whitfield KC (2017); Vitamin B12 status among mother-infant dyads in Canada and Cambodia. Nutrients, 9, 270. 2017 Mar 12. [PubMed]

Whitfield KC, Karakochuk CD, Kroeun H, Hampel D, Sokhoing L, Chan BB, Borath M, Sophonneary P, McLean J, Talukder A, Lynd LD, Li-Chan EC, Kitts DD, Allen LH, Green TJ. Perinatal Consumption of Thiamine-Fortified Fish Sauce in Rural Cambodia: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Aug 8:e162065. [PubMed]

Williams AM, Chantry CJ, Young SL, Achando BS, Allen LH, Arnold BF, Colford JM Jr, Dentz HN, Hampel D, Kiprotich MC, Lin A, Null CA, Nyambane GM, Shahab-Ferdows S, Stewart CP. Vitamin B-12 Concentrations in Breast Milk Are Low and Are Not Associated with Reported Household Hunger, Recent Animal-Source Food, or Vitamin B-12 Intake in Women in Rural Kenya. J Nutr. 2016 May;146(5):1125-31. [PubMed]

Hampel D, Shahab-Ferdows S, Adair LS, Bentley ME, Flax VL, Jamieson DJ, Ellington SR, Tegha G, Chasela CS, Kamwendo D, Allen LH. Thiamin and Riboflavin in Human Milk: Effects of Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplementation and Stage of Lactation on Vitamer Secretion and Contributions to Total Vitamin Content. PLoS One. 2016 Feb 17;11(2):e0149479. [PubMed]

Allen LH, Hampel D, Shahab-Ferdows S, York ER, Adair LS, Flax VL, Tegha G, Chasela CS, Kamwendo D, Jamieson DJ, Bentley ME.  Antiretroviral therapy provided to HIV-infected Malawian women in a randomized trial diminishes the positive effects of lipid-based nutrient supplements on breast-milk B vitamins. Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 Dec;102(6):1468-74. [PubMed]

Shahab-Ferdows S, Engle-Stone R, Hampel D, Ndjebayi AO, Nankap M, Brown KH, Allen LH. Regional, Socioeconomic, and Dietary Risk Factors for Vitamin B-12 Deficiency Differ from Those for Folate Deficiency in Cameroonian Women and Children. J Nutr. 2015 Nov;145(11):2587-95. [PubMed]

Flax VL, Adair LS, Allen LH, Shahab-Ferdows S, Hampel D, Chasela CS, Tegha G, Daza EJ, Corbett A, Davis NL, Kamwendo D, Kourtis AP, van der Horst CM, Jamieson DJ, Bentley ME; BAN Study Team. Plasma Micronutrient Concentrations Are Altered by Antiretroviral Therapy and Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements in Lactating HIV-Infected Malawian Women. J Nutr. 2015 Aug;145(8):1950-7. [PubMed]

Siddiqua TJ, Ahmad SM, Ahsan KB, Rashid M, Roy A, Rahman SM, Shahab-Ferdows S, Hampel D, Ahmed T, Allen LH, Raqib R. Vitamin B12 supplementation during pregnancy and postpartum improves B12 status of both mothers and infants but vaccine response in mothers only: a randomized clinical trial in Bangladesh. Eur J Nutr. 2015 Feb 4. [PubMed]

Hampel D and Allen LH (2013); Analyzing B-Vitamins in Human Milk: Methodological Approaches. Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 2015 Jan 15:0. [PubMed]

Hampel D, York ER, Allen LH (2012); Ultra-Performance Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass-Spectrometry (UPLC-MS/MS) for the Rapid, Simultaneous Analysis of Thiamin, Riboflavin, Flavin Adenine Dinucleotide, Nicotinamide and Pyridoxal in Human Milk. J. Chromatogr. B 903, 7-13 [PubMed]

Hampel D, Mau CJD, Croteau RB (2009); Taxol biosynthesis: Identification and characterization of two acetyl CoA:taxoid-O-acetyl transferases that divert pathway flux away from Taxol production. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 487, 91-97 [PubMed]

Hampel D, Swatski A, Mosandl A, Wüst M (2007); Biosynthesis of Monoterpenes and Norisoprenoids in Raspberry Fruits (Rubus idaeus L.): The Role of Cytosolic Mevalonate and Plastidial Methylerithritol Phosphate Pathway. J. Agric. Food Chem. 55, 9296-9304 [PubMed]

Hampel D, Mosandl A, Wüst M (2006); Biosynthesis of Mono- and Sesquiterpenes in Strawberry Fruits and Foliage: ²H-Labeling Studies. J. Agric. Food Chem., 54, 1473-1478 [PubMed]

Hampel D, Mosandl A, Wüst M (2005); Induction of de novo volatile terpene biosynthesis via Cytosolic and Plastidial Pathways by Methyl Jasmonate in Foliage of Vitis vinifera L. J. Agric. Food Chem., 53, 2652-2657 [PubMed]

Hampel D, Mosandl A, Wüst M (2005); Biosynthesis of mono- and sesquiterpenes in carrot roots and leaves (Daucus carota L.): metabolic cross talk of cytosolic mevalonate and plastidial methylerithritol phosphate pathways. Phytochem. 66, 305-311 [PubMed]

Hampel D, Mosandl A, Wüst M (2005); Biosynthesis of Mono- and Sesquiterpenes in Carrot roots (Daucus carota L.): Localization and Cross-Talk Phenomena between Cytosolic and Plastidial Pathways. State-of-the-Art in Flavour Chemistry and Biology; (Eds: Hofmann T, Rothe M, Schieberle R), Deutsche Forschungsanstalt für Lebensmittelchemie, Garching, ISBN 3-003015809-X, 267-274

Hampel D (2005); Studien zur Biogenese terpenoider Verbindungen in pflanzlichen Lebensmitteln. Der Andere Verlag, Tönning, Lübeck, Marburg, ISBN 3-89959-333-2

Luan F, Hampel D, Mosandl, A, Wüst M (2004); Enantioselecive Analyses of Free and Glycosidically bound Monoterpenes Polyols in Vitis vinifera L. Cvs. Morio Muscat and Muscat Ottonel: Evidence for a Oxidative Monoterpene Metabolism in Grapes. J. Agric. Food Chem., 52, 2036-2041 [PubMed]

Luan F, Hampel D, Olszewski K, Wüst M (2003); Mevalonate-independent biosynthesis of monoterpenoids in grape berry exocarp and mesocarp and in grape leaves. Flavour Research at the Dawn of the Twenty-first Century. (Eds: Le Quéré JL, Etiévant PX), Proceedings of the 10th Weurman Flavor Research Symposium, Lavoisir, Paris, 332-337