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Nicole Kellow is a Senior Lecturer and NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at Monash University. She completed a Bachelor of Science (1996) at Flinders University of South Australia, a Master of Nutrition and Dietetics (1998) at Deakin University, a Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Health Care (2009) at Mayfield Education and a PhD at Monash University/Baker Heart & Diabetes Institute (2017).

Nicole is an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian (AdvAPD) and a Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE) with over 18 years of clinical experience. She has worked in rural and metropolitan hospitals in both Australia and the United Kingdom. Nicole's area of interest is in the management of diabetes (type 1, type 2 and Gestational Diabetes). She worked as a DAFNE (insulin Dose Adjustment For Normal Eating in type 1 diabetes) Educator from 2007 - 2014.

Nicole has worked in the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics & Food at Monash University since Feb 2016. She currently investigates the role of dietary Advanced Glycation End-products (AGEs) in endocrine and fertility disorders, and the relationship between diet and the gut microbiota.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

External positions

Adjunct Research Associate, Hudson Institute of Medical Research

2021 → …

Research area keywords

  • Diet and nutrition
  • Diabetes
  • gut microbiota
  • Advanced Glycation End-products (AGEs)
  • Dietary Fibre
  • fertility

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