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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Professor Chris Cowell

Professor Chris Cowell is Director of the Kids Research Institute, Westmead and Professor - Paediatrics & Child Health at the Children's Hospital at Westmead in Sydney, NSW. Professor Cowell's site hosts the BT4K Secretariat.

Professor Cowell's interests are in clinical insulin resistance and Type 2 diabetes and researching if new metabolic disorders in children are associated with the rise in obesity prevalence. His group is studying 1) the relationship between expression of adipocytokines and development of insulin resistance and 2) developing effective interventions by conducting randomised clinical trials.

You can read more about Professor Cowell, including a listing of his publications at this site: The University of Sydney