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The Institute is producing groundbreaking knowledge into illness prevention, wellness and disease management. This includes the management of cancer treatment related toxicities; improving health of children who are overweight or obese; improving structure and function of the elderly; maintaining quality of life for people with Parkinson’s disease; developing integrative therapies for people with cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. This also reflects our underlying philosophy that to improve health, individuals must change behaviours, communities must change their social and physical environment, and industry and governments must change their policies and processes.

Our current research projects are in the following:

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