MD. PhD. RegNutr
Professor Bing Wang received her Medical Degree from the Tianjin Medical University, China with 13 years of clinical experience as a Neonatologist in the Department of Paediatrics. She received her PhD. degree in Nutritional Science (Biochemistry) from the University of Sydney (USYD) and subsequently, has had 11 years of basic science discovery research at USYD. From July 2007 to Dec 2012, she was employed as a Senior Research Scientist and Program leader Cognitive Development Research Program at the Nestle Research Centre (NRC), Lausanne, Switzerland and Beijing China. She led Nutritional Neurodevelopment Research Programs in both academia and industry before joining Charles Sturt University (CSU) in December 2012.
Her research focuses on elucidating the molecular basis of how food components alter metabolic responses important in neurodevelopment, neurodevelopmental delay and disorder disease, cognitive function and growth performance from foetus to late life, and translating basic science discoveries to the applications. She has emerged as an International leader on the significant role that human milk sialic acid-glycans play on brain development and cognition.