This scholarship will support Jessica’s PhD, titled “Optimising lipid-lowering ability of dietary phytosterols for reducing cardiovascular disease risk”.

Her research project aims to investigate a safer and more effective alternative treatment and preventative strategy to alleviate two key modifiable risk factors for Cardiovascular disease by combining dietary supplementation of Phytosterols and a modified form of curcumin, commonly extracted from turmeric.

Researchers 

Jessica Ferguson

Research Area 
Project type 
Scholarship
Year of funding 
2016