International Research Fund - NZ-US enabling grants (2017)

Dr Gerhard Sundborn
University of Auckland
Prevention of Childhood Obesity through sugar reduction
$37,181
18 months

Lay summary

The purpose of this proposal is to fund the collaboration efforts of researchers from two New Zealand universities (University of Auckland and University of Otago) to collaborate with a research team from the University of Colorado (USA) led by Professor Richard Johnson. The area of focus will be on sugar reduction to reduce childhood obesity. The New Zealand research team have strong affiliation to and background of Māori and Pacific communities in New Zealand.

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