Stewart Christie

Mr Stewart Christie

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

PhD Candidate

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


PhD research student in the discipline of medicine under the supervision of Professor Amanda Page, head of the Vagal Afferent Research Group (VARG).

Obese individuals have dampened satiety signalling via the gastric vagal afferents even after to return to a normal diet. The precise molecular mechanisms behind this phenomena are still unknown. My research aims to provide a deeper insight in to the reduced satiety signalling in diet induced obesity.

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2018 Demonstrator - Foundations of Neuroanatomy University of Adelaide
    2018 Demonstrator - Research Placement Course University of Adelaide, Adelaide
    2015 - 2016 Casual Laboratory Teacher - Investigative Cell Biology University of Adelaide, Adelaide
    2015 - 2016 Research Assistant University of Adelaide
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2017 Scholarship Research Training Program Scholarship
    2016 Scholarship Summer Research Scholarship
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2017 University of Adelaide, Adelaide Australia PhD - Medical Specialty
    2016 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Health Science Honours (First Class)
    2015 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Science
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  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2017 - ongoing Member Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society (ANZOS) Australia
    2017 - ongoing Member Golden Key Honours Society Australia

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