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Dr Nicola Bondonno

Post Doctoral Research Fellow

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 2532, Email: n.bondonno@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup,
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 2532
Email: n.bondonno@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  

 

Nicola is an NH&MRC Early Career Research Fellow in Public Health in the School of Medical and Health Sciences.

Background

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease) at the University of Western Australia [2014-2018]
  • Research Associate at the University of Western Australia [2017-2018]

Professional Associations

  • American Heart Association
  • Australasian Epidemiological Association
  • Nutrition Society of Australia
  • Australian Atherosclerosis Society
  • High Blood Pressure Research Council Australia
  • Australian and New Zealand Alliance for Cardiovascular Trials

Awards and Recognition

  • 2018 - Australian Nutrition Trust Fund Travelling Fellowship
  • 2018 - UWA Dean’s Early Career Research Excellence Award
  • 2017 - Nutrition Society of Australia Early Career Travel Award
  • 2017 - Convocation Postgraduate Research Travel Award
  • 2017 - Nutrition Society of Australia Student Travel Grant
  • 2017 - Best publication in the Clinical Medicine & Dentistry discipline award
  • 2016 - Postgraduate Students Association Student Travel Award
  • 2016 - RPH/MRF Research Day Student Encouragement Award
  • 2015 - International Conference on Polyphenols in Health Travel Award
  • 2015 - Students in Health and Medical Research Conference Best Poster Award
  • 2015 - Combined Biological Sciences Meeting Student Presentation Award

Research Areas and Interests

The primary focus of Nicola’s research is to understand the cardiovascular health benefits of diet, in particular bioactive compounds found in plant-based foods and beverages. She has a published track record in both human intervention studies and prospective cohort studies.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Western Australia, 2018.

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Variations in flavonoid metabolism as an explanation for inter-individual differences in physiological responses to flavonoid-rich foods,  National Health and Medical Research Council,  Early Career Fellowship,  2019 - 2023,  $551,169.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Bondonno, N., Lewis, J., Blekkenhorst, L., Bondonno, C., Shin, JH., Croft, KD., Woodman, RJ., Wong, G., Lim, WH., Gopinath, B., Flood, VM., Russell, J., Mitchell, P., Hodgson, J., (2019), Association of flavonoids and flavonoid-rich foods with all-cause mortality: The Blue Mountains Eye Study. Clinical Nutrition, epub ahead of print(in press), 1-10, Netherlands, DOI: 10.1016/j.clnu.2019.01.004.
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