Dr. Samantha M Solon-Biet

My research investigates the complex role nutrition plays in mediating various aspects of metabolic health, reproduction, appetite and ageing. A major focus of my research is to explore how dietary balance influences the underlying biochemical and physiological processes that  drive metabolic and behavioural responses.

My research works towards investigating and discovering novel nutritional interventions that can delay the development of age-related disease, improve health and reproduction and ultimately extend the length of healthy life.

Working at the Charles Perkins Centre at the University of Sydney, I am supported by a NHMRC Peter Doherty Biomedical Fellowship and a University of Sydney SOAR Fellowship.

Healthy ageing: low protein, high carbohydrate diets or calorie restriction?
Branched chain amino acids in long-term health and ageing


Is FGF21 the master regulator of protein intake?
Optimising diet for reproduction and lifespan


2019 L'Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowhip

"You are what your mother eats"

1 of 5 Fellows from the Aus/NZ region

Vice Chancellor's Research Pitch Challenge

"Let food by thy medicine: delaying ageing and extending healthy lifespan"

Click here to check out my 2 minute research pitch submission.

March 2017

2019 Brand Campaign

Nutrition for healthy ageing

April 2019

Research at the Charles Perkins Centre

Addressing lifestyle diseases one day at a time.


Research Integrity

Fostering a culture of research excellence at Sydney

June 2018

ABC Heath Report

A diet to stimulate the 'miracle hormone'?

Oct 3 2016