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Awards and Funding

Ideas grant, NHMRC (AI)
Project grant, HS and JC Anderson Charitable Trust (AI)
Letter of Commendation for Academic Excellence in the MD program, University of Notre Dame Australia

Letter of Commendation for Academic Excellence in the MD program, University of Notre Dame Australia

Finalist, Bioethics Oral Disputation, University of Notre Dame Australia


Fellowship, Robinson Fellowship (declined), University of Sydney

Award, Australia and New Zealand Obesity Society (ANZOS) Young Investigator Award

Fellowship, L'Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowship


Award, Vice Chancellor's Awards for Excellence (Outstanding Early Career Research)


Award, Poster Pitch Prize, Nature Conference on Ageing, Health and Rejuvination


Award, NSW Young Tall Poppy Science Award

Representative, University of Sydney representative for the Australian Academy of Sciences Early to Mid-Career Researchers Forum.

Fellowship, Sydney Research Accelerator (SOAR) Fellowship. Age-defying nutrition.

Project grant, Charles Perkins Centre Early to Mid-Career Researcher (EMCR) seed funding. Put down the protein shake: what BCAAs may be doing to your long-term health.

Project grant, Australian Research Council Discovery Project. A life-course approach to the nutrition-lifepsan-reproduction nexus.

Award, Harvard University Mobility Scheme (Boston, MA USA). Hydrogen sulfide in ageing.


Travel grant, Ian Potter Foundation travel award (Les Diablerets, Switzerland). Ageing and latelife health: calories or macronutrients?

Finalist, Top 5 Under 40 program (Top 10 in Australia). Nutritional modelling of ageing.



Award, Best Oral Presentation (Rank Prize Funds on Dietary Restriction and Ageing, United Kingdom). Defining the nutritional and metabolic context of FGF21 using the Geometric Framework.


Top 10 Research Articles and Reviews (Journal of Endocrinology). Macronutrients and caloric intake in health and longevity.


Paper published in Cell Metabolism in the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric. The Ratio of Macronutrients, Not Caloric Intake, Dictates Cardiometabolic Health, Aging, and Longevity in Ad Libitum-Fed Mice.


Award, Best Oral Presentation (Australian Society for Medical Research, Australia). The role of macronutrient balance on appetite, cardiometabolic health and ageing in a mouse model.


Award, Best Oral Presentation (11th National Conference of Emerging Researchers in Ageing, Australia). Macronutrient balance, metabolic health and ageing in mice.

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