Seminar - Fetal growth, omega-3, and cardiovascular disease
17 May 2012
Speaker: Dr Michael Skilton from theBoden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders
Dr Skilton is a vascular physiologist at the Boden Institute, and is currently the recipient of a NHMRC Career Development Fellowship. He has published 33 scientific papers, in high ranking journals including the Lancet, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Biological Psychiatry, Neurology, ATVB, and Stroke. He is a member of the American Heart Association (AHA), the International Atherosclerosis Society (IAS), and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ). He is currently a Chief Investigator on research grants totalling over $1.8m, and has ongoing collaborations with research teams in France, Finland, Melbourne, Adelaide, Alice Springs and Darwin.
Dr Skilton's research focuses on the development and refinement of techniques for assessing early vascular disease, and cross-disciplinary application of these techniques to identify novel cardiovascular risk factors and individuals at risk of having heart attacks and strokes.
Hosted by the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders
Time: 11.30am - 12.30pm
Location: Lecture Room 143, Medical Foundation Building K25, Camperdown campus
Contact: Crystal Lee