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Centre of clinical research excellence in nutritional physiology, interventions, and outcomes [ 2007 - 2012 ]

Also known as: Centre of clinical research excellence in nutrition

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/453557]

Researchers: Prof Michael Horowitz (Principal investigator) ,  Prof Christopher Rayner Prof Gary Wittert Prof Ian Chapman Prof Peter Clifton
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Brief description Over 20% of Australian adults either have diabetes, or are at imminent risk, while 60% are overweight or obese. Conversely, some 40% of the elderly receiving domiciliary support are at risk of malnutrition. Poor nutrition underpins numerous chronic diseases. We seek to capitalise on the expertise and multidisciplinary collaborations of several groups, all leaders in their fields, and whose collective track record in clinical nutrition research cannot be matched in Australia, to form a Centre of Excellence that encompasses the physiology of nutrition, dietary intervention strategies, and evaluation of outcomes, in diabetic, overweight, elderly, and critically unwell populations.

Funding Amount $AUD 2,007,200.00

Funding Scheme Centre for Research Excellence

Notes Centre of Clinical Research Excellence

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