Researcher

Dr Steven Thomas Leach

My Expertise

Infant and childhood microbiome development, nutrition and gastrointestinal inflammatory disease

Fields of Research (FoR)

Paediatrics, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology

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Biography

Qualifications: BSc (Hons); PhD

Dr Steven Leach is a Research Fellow in the School of Women’s & Children’s Health in the Faculty of Medicine, UNSW.

Steven specialises in the area of Inflammatory Bowel Disease research. His area of expertise is in nutritional treatments of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, intestinal microbiota analysis and their contribution to disease and intestinal and faecal markers of inflammation. Additional areas of...view more

Qualifications: BSc (Hons); PhD

Dr Steven Leach is a Research Fellow in the School of Women’s & Children’s Health in the Faculty of Medicine, UNSW.

Steven specialises in the area of Inflammatory Bowel Disease research. His area of expertise is in nutritional treatments of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, intestinal microbiota analysis and their contribution to disease and intestinal and faecal markers of inflammation. Additional areas of interest are the development of the intestinal microbiota community on newborn infants and how nutrition and the intestinal microbiota contribute to health and disease.
Society Memberships & Professional Activities: Gastroenterological Society of Australia

Funding sources: NHMRC, Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation, Janssen Pty Ltd, The R E Ross Trust


My Awards

2017 Postgraduate Research Supervisor Award


My Research Supervision


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Areas of supervision

ILP, Honours, Masters, PhD


Currently supervising

1 PhD student, 2 ILP students

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Location

Westfield Research Lab
Level 2
Sydney Children’s Hospital
Randwick NSW 2031

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Contact

(02) 9382 1883
(02) 9382 1574

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