Higher Degree by Research Candidate
School of Agriculture, Food and Wine
Faculty of Sciences
Gabriela is a graduate Dietitian who studied a 5 year Nutrition and Metabolism degree at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, specializing in Clinical Nutrition. Her Honours project was conducted in the hospital setting and investigated the role of obesity, oxidative stress and dietary intake in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis patients. Gabriela has been awarded two government research scholarships and another government scholarship to study abroad at The University of Adelaide, as part of the “Science without Borders” program.
Currently Gabriela is conducting her PhD at The University of Adelaide under an Early life nutrition University scholarship where she is investigating determinants of human milk composition (macronutrients and metabolic hormones), and maternal diet and health outcomes.
Language Competency English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review Portuguese Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Date Institution name Country Title 2016 The University of Adelaide Australia PhD 2012 - 2013 The University of Adelaide Australia Study abroad Program - Science without borders 2009 - 2015 University of Sao Paulo Brazil Dietitian
Year Citation 2018 Leghi, G., Middleton, P., & Muhlhausler, B. (2018). A methodological approach to identify the most reliable human milk collection method for compositional analysis: A systematic review protocol. Systematic Reviews, 7(1), 122.
DOI Scopus2 Europe PMC1
2017 Wilson, R., Leemaqz, S., Goh, Z., McAninch, D., Jankovic-Karasoulos, T., Leghi, G., . . . Roberts, C. (2017). Zinc is a critical regulator of placental morphogenesis and maternal hemodynamics during pregnancy in mice. Scientific Reports, 7(1), 15137-1-15137-14.
DOI Scopus3 WoS2 Europe PMC2
2016 Leghi, G., & Muhlhausler, B. (2016). The effect of n-3 LCPUFA supplementation on oxidative stress and inflammation in the placenta and maternal plasma during pregnancy. Prostaglandins Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids, 113, 33-39.
DOI Scopus12 WoS11 Europe PMC8
2015 LEGHI, G. E., DOMENICI, F. A., & VANNUCCHI, H. (2015). INFLUENCE OF OXIDATIVE STRESS AND OBESITY IN PATIENTS WITH NONALCOHOLIC STEATOHEPATITIS. Arquivos de Gastroenterologia, 52(3), 228-233.
Year Citation 2018 Burdge, G. C. (2018). Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Metabolism. Elsevier.
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