Position: Postdoctoral Researcher
Theme: Cardiovascular Disease
Anna completed her PhD in iron metabolism at Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom. Her research was in the area of iron metabolism and nutrition, with the emphasis on iron deficiency anaemia, measures of iron status in vivo, development of iron delivery systems as well as iron availability from foods. Since completing her PhD Anna has worked as an independent researcher and nutritionist, and commenced as a postdoctoral researcher at the BHI in 2018.
She is currently investigating zinc deficiency within the vascular endothelium of cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients, the potential clinical benefit of zinc therapy in CVD and the need to adjust Zn dietary guidelines within Australia for CVD patients.
2018: Conferred as a Registered Nutritionist by the Nutrition Society of Australia.
2014: PhD, University of East Anglia, Norwich medical School, Norwich, UK
2008: MSc, Food Technology and Human Nutrition, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
2006: BSc, Food Technology and Human Nutrition, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
2006: BSc, Animal Science, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
2013: Marie-Curie International Research Staff Exchange Scheme (grant funding “REINFORCE” FP7-PEOPLE-2010-IRSES)
2017-present: Nutrition Society of Australia, member.