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Researchers: A/Pr Rae-Chi Huang (Principal investigator)

Brief description The first kernels of cardiovascular disease begin very early in life; in the womb and early infancy. These early indications are known to track into adulthood, eventually resulting in diseases such as heart attacks. Dr Huang has found that childhood obesity, high blood pressure, cholesterol and a "prediabetes" profile, cluster together and additionally are associated with many factors in the womb and first few years of life. She investigates how to give babies the optimal healthy start.

Funding Amount $AUD 368,138.48

Funding Scheme Early Career Fellowships

Notes Australian Clinical Research ECF

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