Profile: Amanda Sailis

Senior Researcher

With a BSc (Hons) from the University of Western Australia and a PhD from the University of Geneva, Switzerland, Associate Professor Amanda Salis (publishing as Sainsbury) leads a research team at the University of Sydney's Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders that aims to help people to attain and maintain an optimum body weight and composition.
Adept in translating novel research findings into human benefits, Amanda's research into brain control of body weight spans studies with conditional transgenic mice to randomized controlled clinical trials in humans.
Many of Amanda's first or senior-author publications are in highly esteemed journals such as Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, The Journal of Clinical Investigation, Genes & Development, Diabetes, or Cell Metabolism. Photo credit:

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The Science Of Post-Holiday Weight Loss

If you – or someone you care about – are embarking on post-holiday weight loss, understanding the body’s physiological responses to excess kilojoule intake could give you the edge for a successful New Year’s resolution.

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