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PROF Matthew Watt

Positions

  • Characterisation of the intracellular and ligand-dependent mechanisms through which excess fatty acids induce toxicity in skeletal muscle.
  • Examination of the interrelationships between skeletal muscle fatty acid metabolism and insulin-stimulated glucose uptake.
  • Investigation of the cellular mechanisms that regulate fat breakdown in health and disease. (Obesity)

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Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, Deakin University 2002
  • BAppSci (Hons), Deakin University 1998

Awards and honors

  • AK McIntyre Award, Australian Physiological Society, 2004
  • Distinction Award at the Doctoral level, Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER), 2001
  • International Student Award, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), 2001
  • Post-Graduate Award, Deakin University, 1998

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