Oncology Nutrition Research

  • Isenring, Elizabeth (Project Lead)
  • Marshall, Skye (Senior Research Fellow)
  • Van der Meij, Barbara (Senior Research Fellow)
  • Teleni, Laisa (HDR Student)
  • Crichton, Megan (HDR Student)

Project: Research

Project Details

Description

Lead by internationally recognized expert in oncology nutrition Prof. Liz Isenring, the BUND research group are driving high quality oncology nutrition research in Australia.



Current active projects
Supplemental Prophylactic Intervention for Chemotherapy-induced Nausea and Emesis (SPICE) Trial:
Chief investigator: Prof Liz Isenring, Bond University
Co-investigators: Megan Crichton (PhD Scholar, APD), Assistant Professor Skye Marshall (PhD, APD), Dr Wolfgang Marx (APD, PhD), Dr Barbara van der Meij, Prof Alexandra McCarthy, Prof Alex Molassoitis, Dr Karin Ried, Dr Catherine Shannon, A/Prof Anna Lohning.
Collaborating institutions: Princess Alexandra Hospital, Mater Hospital Brisbane, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Bond University.
Research aim: To assess the efficacy, safety, and cost-effectivness of a standardised ginger (Zingiber Officinale) root powder supplement in reucing nausea and vomiting and improving related outcomes (quality of life, cancer-related fatigue, nutrition status) in patients undergoing chemotherapy.
Research setting: Oncology outpatient
Registration: ACTRN12616000416493p


The effect of shelf life on the active constituents of ginger (Zingiber officinale) root powder
Chief investigator: A/Prof Anna Lohning, Bond University
Co-investigators: Megan Crichton (PhD Scholar, APD), Assistant Professor Skye Marshall (PhD, APD), Dr Wolfgang Marx (APD, PhD), Prof Liz Isenring (PhD, APD), Hsien Wei Koh (PhD Scholar).
Research aim: To examine the difference in concentration of active constitutenets (gingerols and shogaols) of ginger (Zingiber officinale) root powder supplements from the beginning, middle, and end of a two-year oncology randomised controlled trial.
Research setting: Bond University

StatusActive
Effective start/end date1/01/14 → …

Related Research Outputs

A systematic review of the effect of preoperative nutrition support on nutritional status and treatment outcomes in upper gastrointestinal cancer resection

Deftereos, I., Kiss, N., Isenring, E., Carter, V. M. & Yeung, J. MC., Aug 2020, In : European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 46, 8, p. 1423-1434 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

  • Awareness, perceptions and practices regarding cancer-related malnutrition and sarcopenia: a survey of cancer clinicians

    Kiss, N., Bauer, J., Boltong, A., Brown, T., Isenring, L., Loeliger, J., Steer, B. & Findlay, M., 26 Feb 2020, In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use During Chemotherapy: Patient Perspectives, Experiences, and Support Needs

    Crichton, M., Strike, K., Isenring, E., Marx, W., Lohning, A. E. & Marshall, S., Aug 2020, In : Nutrition and Dietetics. 77, S1, p. 26 180.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
  • Related Activities

    • 5 Non-HDR Student Supervision
    • 1 Invited talk

    Joanna Wong, Cheng Ieng Ao and Shifra Varadkar - Masters of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice research project

    Barbara Van der Meij (Supervisor), Lynette de Groot (Secondary Supervisor), Elyssa Hughes (Secondary Supervisor), Chloe Jobber (Secondary Supervisor), Joanna Wong (Student ), Cheng Ieng Ao (Student ) & Shifra Varadkar (Student )

    1 Sep 201930 Apr 2020

    Activity: Professional Development, Mentorship, Supervision and Other ActivitiesNon-HDR Student Supervision

    Chung Nga Lam - Masters of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice research project

    Chung Nga Lam (Student ), Amanda Watt (Supervisor), Elizabeth Isenring (Supervisor), Marian de van der Schueren (Researcher) & Barbara Van der Meij (Supervisor)

    1 Sep 201830 Apr 2019

    Activity: Professional Development, Mentorship, Supervision and Other ActivitiesNon-HDR Student Supervision

    Gahee Lee - Masters of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice research project

    Gahee Lee (Student ), Lynette de Groot (Supervisor), Antoinette Ackerie (Supervisor) & Barbara Van der Meij (Supervisor)

    1 Sep 201830 Apr 2019

    Activity: Professional Development, Mentorship, Supervision and Other ActivitiesNon-HDR Student Supervision

    Related Projects

    Student Theses

    Standardized ginger (Zingiber officinale) extract as a treatment for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: efficacy, safety and feasibility

    Author: Marx, W., 2015

    Supervisor: Isenring, E. (Supervisor), Ried, K. (Supervisor) & Lohning, A. E. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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