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.
Gabriela has recently completed her PhD at The University of Adelaide under an Early life nutrition University scholarship where she investigated determinants of human milk composition (macronutrients and metabolic hormones), and maternal diet and health outcomes. Gabriela was awarded a Dean's Commendation for doctoral thesis excellence and an Adelaide Graduate Award for employability skills development through extracurricular activities.
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 - 2020 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 Muhlhausler, B., Collins, C. T., Gould, J., Best, K. P., & Leghi, G. (2018). Polyunsaturated fatty acids: metabolism and nutritional requirements in pregnancy and infancy. In G. Burdge (Ed.), Polyunsaturated Fatty acid Metabolism (pp. 111-135). United Kingdom: Elsevier.
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