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Personal profile

Monash teaching commitment

  • NUT1010 & NUT1011 Human Nutrition
  • NUT1102 Food Science 
  • NUT2102 Food: Science, Composition and Skills

Biography

Dr Elizabeth Barber (nee Manickam) is a full time lecturer, appointed to teach subjects associated with food science, nutrition and biochemistry at the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics & Food, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University. Dr Barber obtained her PhD from Monash University and postdoctoral training from Deakin University.

Research interests

The influence of functional foods to human health and reversing metabolic diseases (obesity, diabetes & cancer)

The importance of healthy eating lifestyle and cultural differences in food choices

Keywords

  • Biochemistry and Cell Biology
  • Food Science
  • Food Chemistry
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity & Diabetes
  • Ethnic cuisine
  • Food safety
  • Lipid metabolism

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Research Output 2000 2019

Effect of Macronutrient Composition on Appetite Hormone Responses in Adolescents with Obesity

Nguo, K., Bonham, M. P., Truby, H., Manickam, E., Brown, J. & Huggins, C., 5 Feb 2019, In : Nutrients. 11, 2, 14 p., 340.

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Reliability of Compartmental Body Composition Measures in Weight-Stable Adults Using GE iDXA: Implications for Research and Practice

Dordevic, A. L., Bonham, M., Ghasem-Zadeh, A., Evans, A., Barber, E., Day, K., Kwok, A. & Truby, H., 12 Oct 2018, In : Nutrients. 10, 10, 14 p., 1484.

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Health Benefits from Nature Experiences Depend on Dose

Shanahan, D. F., Bush, R., Gaston, K. J., Lin, B. B., Dean, J., Barber, E. & Fuller, R. A., 23 Jun 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, p. 1-10 10 p., 28551.

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Comparative actions of omega-3 fatty acids on in-vitro lipid droplet formation

Barber, E. M., Sinclair, A. J. & Cameron-Smith, D., 2013, In : Prostaglandins Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids. 89, 5, p. 359 - 366 8 p.

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Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition reverses diet-induced obesity, insulin resistance and inflammation in C57BL/6J mice

Premarathna, S., Manickam, E., Begg, D., Rayment, D., Hafandi, A., Jois, M., Cameron-Smith, D. & Weisinger, R., 2012, In : International Journal of Obesity. 36, 2, p. 233 - 243 11 p.

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