Mobile phones to save us from obesity?

World-first intervention to improve health and halt weight gain in at risk young people.

Resetting the table

Can farmers, producers and regulators work together at all points of the food supply chain?

Starchy carbs, not paleo

Starchy carbohydrates were a major factor in the evolution of the human brain, according to a new study

Eggs given the all clear

Led by Dr Nick Fuller, the research found no difference in cardiovascular risk factors in people on a high-egg diet compared with those on a low-egg diet.


The first Charles Perkins Centre course,
Master of Health Technology Innovation, brings
disciplines together to recognise the changing
healthcare landscape.

Charles Perkins Centre

Obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease are the leading causes of death, disability and reduced quality of life in Australia, and have become epidemics of global proportions.

The Charles Perkins Centre aims to ease the burden of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease by translating the work of the University of Sydney into real-world solutions.

At the heart of the Charles Perkins Centre is a $385 million research and education hub.

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