The University of Newcastle, Australia

NHMRC funding success 2016

Friday, 13 November 2015

Professor Clare Collins has been awarded more than $687,000 in NHMRC Research Fellowship funding commencing in 2016 for her research into personalised medical nutrition therapy to improve diet related health outcomes.


About the project

Poor eating habits are common across all lifestages and increase the risk for heart disease, diabetes and the cost of health care. This novel research will use technology to connect people to online assessment of their dietary intake with a personally tailored nutrition report provided in realtime. Healthcare professional will use these to help people improve their eating and health. This will create new knowledge on the impact of better nutrition on health outcomes and the cost of health care.

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