• The University of Western Australia (M310), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Zoya Gridneva, PhD is a Research Fellow at the Geddes Hartmann Human Lactation Research Group, School of Molecular Sciences, UWA. Zoya has a biochemical background with emphasis in proteomics and has worked in the biomedical field and in different research settings in ophthalmology (Russian Eye and Plastic Surgery Centre (Alloplant), Ufa, Russia; Lions Eye Institute and CooperVision Surgical, Perth, Australia). She was involved in the development and production of the allo-, xeno- and artificial cornea and orbital implants. Zoya has joined the group in 2012 as a PhD student, and continued with the research in the group after completing her PhD in 2017. Zoya utilizes new techniques for measuring infant body composition (ultrasound and bioelectrical impedance) to improve the understanding of  relationships of human milk components, concentrations and intakes, to infant’s appetite control, body composition development, growth and health. Her other interests are the effects of maternal factors on breast anatomy and human milk composition, production and removal.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Biomedical Sciences, PhD, Investigation of Factors Contributing to Appetite Control and Body Composition in Fully Breastfed Term Infants, The University of Western Australia

31 Aug 201231 Mar 2017

Award Date: 13 Dec 2017

Biochemistry, BSc, Isolation, Purification and Concentration of Lysozyme

Award Date: 30 Jun 1991

Industry keywords

  • Health
  • Children and Young People

Research expertise keywords

  • infant nutrition, lactation, human milk, body composition


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