From oral health to funds raised from a Picasso painting, browse the research news published in 2016.
A recent donation to the Charles Perkins Centre from diabetic Greg Brown will fund the establishment of the Greg Brown laboratory, with the aim of better understanding diabetes and its complications.
Food intake is regulated primarily by dietary protein and carbohydrate, and not by the number of calories consumed, according to the most comprehensive study of macronutrient balance ever undertaken.
A recent donation to the Faculty of Dentistry and Charles Perkins Centre will facilitate new research into dental health and chronic diseases including diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease.
Generous $5 million gift to the Charles Perkins Centre will fast-track child health research and oversee an Australian-first study of 10,000 couples and their children.
A $15 million bequest from a modest resident of Wellington, NSW will provide a huge boon for the University of Sydney’s research into the state’s second most common cancer.
Professor Raubenheimer has taken up the Leonard P Ullmann Chair in Nutritional Ecology, the first of several chairs that will be funded by the proceeds of the 2011 sale of a Picasso donated to the University.
Harnessing astrophysics to create a new future in preventive medicine is just one of the many unexpected collaborations taking place at the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre.
For the first time in history, the rates of diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular risk factors are rising in children above the rates observed in adults.
Learning from locusts to pioneer a new approach to human nutrition is just one of the many unexpected collaborations taking place at the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre.
Diabetes is a serious condition affecting an individual’s health and wellbeing. At the Charles Perkins Centre an endocrinologist and software engineer specialising in human-computer interaction are working on a solution.
Using intelligent systems to improve our food supply is just one of the many unexpected collaborations taking place at the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre.
In 2010 an anonymous donor gave the University a 1935 portrait by Picasso of his lover, Marie-Therese Walter, titled Jeune fille endormie. The proceeds of $20.6 million will fund research at Charles Perkins Centre.
The generous gift made at the official opening of the $385 million Charles Perkins Centre research and education hub by University supporters Judith and David Coffey brings the total raised by the CPC to over $93 million.