Chang Gao



Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Science

Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Science (honours)


Graduated with Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Sciences 2015 from the University of Adelaide

Received Summer vacation scholarship 2014/15 from the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, The University of Adelaide

Completed honours with FoodPlus group in 2016 and received honour scholarship from the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, The University of Adelaide

Awarded a first class honour with thesis entitled ‘breast milk fatty acid composition of women in Australia and Rural Cambodia’

PhD program (started from March 2017) with FoodPlus, health mother, babies and children SAHMRI, women and children’s hospital, supported by Adelaide Graduate Research Scholarship

Research interest

Fatty acids, breast milk and breastfeeding, infant health and nutrition

Ph.D project title:

Changes to breast milk fatty acid composition during handling, processing and treatment in neonatal intensive care unit and its relation to the health outcomes of infants


Prof.Robert Gibson and Prof.Maria Makrides

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