Professor Christine Feinle-Bisset

Professor Christine Feinle-Bisset
 Position NHMRC Senior Research Fellow
 Org Unit Medicine
 Telephone +61 8 8313 6053
 Location Floor/Room 5 ,  Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    1985 - 1991    Degree in Nutritional Sciences (equivalent to BSc (Hon))
                          University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany

    1991 - 1992    MMedSci (Human Nutrition), Centre for Human Nutrition, University of Sheffield, UK

    1992 - 1995    PhD, Institute of Zoophysiology, University of Hohenheim, Germany, and
                          Centre for Human Nutrition, The University of Sheffield, UK

    Previous appointments
    1989 - 1991    Research Assistant, Institute of Zoophysiology, Division of Gastrointestinal  
                          Physiology, University of Hohenheim, Germany

    1995 - 1999    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Internal Medicine,
                          Division of Gastroenterology, University Hospital Zürich, Switzerland

    2000               FTT Fricker Research Fellow, Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide

    2001 - 2003    Florey Research Fellow, Department of Medicine, Royal Adelaide Hospital

    2001 - 2003    Affiliate Senior Lecturer (Level C), Department of Medicine, Royal Adelaide Hospital

    2004 - 2007    Senior Lecturer (Level C), University of Adelaide

    2004 - 2009    NHMRC Research Fellow (Clinical Career Development Award)

    2008 - 2010    Associate Professor, University of Adelaide

    Current appointments
    2001 -            Clinical Research Scientist, Endocrine & Metabolic Unit, Royal Adelaide Hospital

    2010 -            NHMRC Senior Research Fellow

    2011 -            Professor, University of Adelaide


  • Awards & Achievements

    2010    NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship

    2009    American Gastroenterological Association Masters Award in Gastroenterology for
               Outstanding Achievements in Clinical Digestive Sciences

               The award, which is one of the most prestigious awards in the field of gastroenterology,
               recognises Prof Feinle-Bisset's work on the gastrointestinal regulation of appetite in humans.
               Prof Feinle-Bisset is recognised internationally for her innovative research characterising interactions
               of dietary nutrients with gastrointestinal motor and hormonal functions to regulate appetite and
               energy intake in healthy humans, changes that occur in obesity, as well as mechanisms
               underlying the generation of digestive symptoms in functional dyspepsia.

    2004    NHMRC Career Development Award

    2002    Hanson Institute New Investigator Award, Royal Adelaide Hospital

    2001    Florey Research Fellowship, Royal Adelaide Hospital

    2000    FTT Fricker Research Fellowship, University of Adelaide

    1998    Young Investigator Award, International Society of Gastrointestinal Motility

    1998    Young Investigator Award, European Society of Gastrointestinal Motility


  • Research Funding

    Current research funding

    2009 - 2011    NHMRC Project Grant No 565311 ($714,000)
                          “Effects of the fatty acid, lauric acid, on energy intake and gut motor and hormonal
                          function in health and obesity“
                          (Feinle-Bisset C, Horowitz M, Clifton PM, Rades T, Jones KL, Rayner CK)

    2009 - 2011    NHMRC Project Grant No 565312 ($714,000)
                          “Gastrointestinal function and appetite in obesity – acute and longer-term effects of
                          changes in energy intake“
                          (Feinle-Bisset C, Clifton PM, Horowitz M, Jones KL, Wittert GA)

    2009 - 2011    Swiss National Science Foundation Project Grant (CHF523,000)
                          “The effects of dietary intervention on gastrointestinal motility, hormonal feedback,
                          visceral perception and satiety in patients with anorexia nervosa and obesity“
                          (Fried M, Fox M, Boesiger P, Goetze O, Milos G, Berneis K, Schwizer W, Feinle-
                           Bisset C
    , Wooster T)

    2007 - 2011    NHMRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence Grant No 453557 ($2,000,000)
                          “Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in nutritional physiology, interventions and
                          (Horowitz M, Clifton PM, Wittert GA, Chapman I, Fraser RJ, Rayner CK, Feinle-
                           Bisset C
    , Jones KL)

    2007 - 2009    NHMRC Project Grant No 453650 ($450,800)
                          “Pathophysiology of postprandial hypotension in the elderly - role of "gastric" and
                          "small intestinal" mechanisms“
                          (Jones KL, Horowitz M, Chapman I, Feinle-Bisset C, Rayner CK)

    2007 - 2009    NHMRC Project Grant No 453647 ($522,000)
                          “Upper gastroduodenal motility and glycaemic control in diabetes mellitus“
                          (Horowitz M, Jones KL, Rayner CK, Feinle-Bisset C, Smout A, Samsom M)


  • Publications

    Publications since 2005

    See attached file for publication list


  • Professional Associations


  • Files

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