Our series, Connected Conversations, continues with the dynamic Dr Hannah Wardill, NHMRC CJ Martin Biomedical Research Fellow on how she’s adapting her routine, staying motivated and rediscovering forgotten hobbies.
University life as we know it has temporarily changed. As we all adapt to the new normal away from lecture theatres and our peers, we’ve been chatting–remotely, of course–with a some of our incredible community about the challenges they are facing and how they are finding unexpected opportunities. Our new series, Connected Conversations, kicks off with our Executive Dean Professor Benjamin Kile.
Associate Professor Leonie Heilbronn and her team now have $987,047 to look into intermittent fasting as a nutritional strategy for managing obesity and its effects on metabolic health and weight in people with pre-diabetes. We talked to her about her work and what inspired it.
Associate Professor Benedetta Sallustio and her team will be working with $327,214 to develop new medications that prevent heart damage during cancer chemotherapy. We talked to her about this exciting research in the pipeline.
Associate Professor Loc Do and his team will use $1,229,852 to examine the effects of socioeconomic circumstances on child oral health conditions, which can be mediated by dietary patterns, use of fluoride and dental service.
Professor Marianne Chapman and her team have been awarded $1,233,268 to lay the groundwork for understanding the role of protein in the nutritional support of patients with critical illness, which will help them to later establish the optimum amount and type of protein to improve muscle strength, functional outcomes and survival.
Associate Professor Lisa Butler is bringing in the grants for prostate cancer.
Adelaide Health Simulation has installed an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in the foyer of the Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences (AHMS) building.
Alice Rumbold's work is particularly focused on Aboriginal women’s health, particularly infertility and the care they receive when pregnant. After completing her PhD in 2005, Alice moved to the Northern Territory to conduct a range of projects for women in the remote communities in the area.
Zohra Lassi’s keen interest in nutrition bought her all the way from Pakistan to delve further into research, completing her PhD at the University of Adelaide where she focused on seeking out methods which could help disadvantaged communities in Australia and beyond.