Oncology Nutrition Research

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 → …