Ass. Prof. dr. Melinda Coughlan (Australia)

Impact of glycation on gut permeability

Associate Professor Melinda Coughlan is Head of the Glycation, Nutrition & Metabolism laboratory within the Department of Diabetes, School of Translational Medicine, Monash University. She studied Biology and Nutrition before obtaining a PhD from The University of Melbourne. Dr Coughlan completed postdoctoral training at the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, before moving her lab to Monash University in 2016. Her research focuses on gaining an understanding of the molecular mechanisms driving the development of non-communicable diseases including diabetes and its complications, with an overarching interest in dietary mediators of disease.

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