A/Prof Grant Brinkworth

Associate Professor Grant Brinkworth is a Principal Research Scientist and Group Leader of Public Health Nutrition/Programs at CSIRO – Health and Biosecurity. Associate Professor has a PhD and expertise in nutrition and exercise science with more than 17 years’ experience leading large-scale clinical studies evaluating the effects of diet, exercise and lifestyle interventions on human health, performance and functionality in healthy and clinical populations.

Grant’s research interests include developing and substantiating effective nutrition and lifestyle solutions for weight and metabolic disease risk management and has published over 70 peer reviewed journal papers on this topic. This research has included evaluating the health and safety effects of very low carbohydrate diets and their role for Type 2 Diabetes management.

Associate Professor Brinkworth also holds an MBA degree, and has interests in innovation and the commercialisation of science outcomes and lifestyle programs for large-scale community adoptio


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