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Bronwyn Kingwell

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Professor

Bronwyn Kingwell

 
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Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
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Professor

Bronwyn Kingwell

 

Professor Bronwyn Kingwell is a Senior Director and the global Research Therapeutic Area Lead for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases at CSL Ltd. She holds an honorary National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Senior Principal Research Fellowship at Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute (Melbourne) where she was head of the Translational Research Domain and the Metabolic and Vascular Physiology Laboratory until early 2019. She is also a graduate and fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has adjunct Professorships at multiple institutions including the University of Melbourne, Monash University, University of Pierre and Marie Curie in Paris.

Research Interests: Professor Kingwell’s fundamental and clinical research in arterial biomechanics has elucidated endogenous (genetic, hormonal) and environmental (exercise, diet) mechanisms contributing to large artery stiffening as well as opportunities for therapeutic modulation. Professor Kingwell and her collaborators have contributed to our understanding of coronary plaque rupture, one main mechanism responsible for heart attack (acute coronary syndromes), and have identified lipidomic biomarkers which through a licensing agreement are currently available as a clinical test in the Mayo clinic. She has led the transition of detailed cellular and molecular studies of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) in laboratory models, in particular with regard to glucose metabolism, to a human context. This work has opened potential new avenues in therapeutic approaches for treatment of diabetes and ischemic heart disease. Her contributions have extended to the mechanisms by which physical activity provides health benefits and influenced national and international physical activity guidelines. Career citations: >18,000 (GS) H index: 77 (GS)

Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2015

FAHMS - Fellow Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences


2010

FAICD - Fellow Australian Institute of Company Directors


2002

FAHA - Fellow of the American Heart Association


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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Physiology

Education


Doctor of Philosophy (Physiology)

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Science with Honours

University of Melbourne