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Human Physiology and metabolism

Current Postgraduate Students

Rabindra Dhital (PhD student)

Title of Research Study: The Effect of Dietary Fatty Acids on Osteocyte-Mediated Mechanotransduction

Chief Supervisor: Dr Martin Dickens (SFN)

Co-Supervisors: Dr. Wei-Hang Chua (SFN), Prof. Marlena Kruger (SFN)

Scholarships: Massey University College of Health Doctoral Scholarship

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Victoria Chinn (PhD student)

Title of Research Study: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Improving Women’s Health

Chief Supervisor: Dr Michelle Thunders (SFN)

Co-Supervisors: A/Prof Rachel Page (SFN), Dr Sarah Shultz (SSE), A/Prof Rozanne Kruger (SFN), A/Prof Jane Coad (SFN)

Scholarships: Massey CoH Doctoral Scholarship

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Natascha Stroebinger (PhD student)

Title of Research Study: The Effect of Dietary Calcium and Fatty Acid Interactions on Fat Digestion

Chief Supervisor: Shane Rutherfurd

Co-Supervisors: Sharon Henare, Paul Moughan

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Grant Plumbley (PhD student)

Title of Research Study: Testing a heuristic protocol for Inversion traction treatment for people with chronic discogenic low back pain: Randomised Control Trial

Chief Supervisor: A/Pro Rachel Page

Co-Supervisors: Dr Giresh Kangi (external); Dr Danielle Lambrick (Southampton University)

Scholarships: New Zealand Pain Foundation (funding)

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Sudesh Raj Sharma

Title of Research Study: Tackling social determinants of non-communicable diseases in Nepal: applying systems thinking for complex intervention design

Chief Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Rachel Page (SFN)

Co-Supervisors: Dr. Anna Matheson (SPH) , Dr. Danielle Lambrick (Southampton University, Uk), Dr. James Faulkner (Winchester University, UK)

Scholarship: Massey University College of Health Doctoral Scholarship

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