IHMRI affiliation

Theme:Chronic conditions and lifestyle

Research focus

Professor Barbara Meyer is an expert in lipid and fatty acid metabolism. Her research areas include cardiovascular health, mental health and healthy & complicated pregnancies including pre-eclampsia and gestational diabetes.

Research projects

Publications and funding


  • Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA)
  • International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids
  • American Heart Association
  • International Atherosclerosis Society
  • Australian Atherosclerosis Society

Other roles

  • Chair & founding co-member of Oceanic Nutrition Leadership Platform (ONLP, www.onlp.org). 2015 onwards
  • Editorial Boards
    • Clinical Science, since 2009
    • Nutrients, since 2010
    • British Journal of Nutrition, since 2018

IHMRI research team

Research fellows

Dr Colin Cortie E:colinc@uow.edu.au