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Kerith Duncanson PhD

Kerith Duncanson PhD

Senior Research Fellow, NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Digestive Health, College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Dr. Kerith Duncanson is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian with roles as a research dietitian and rural research capacity building program manager. In her diverse career, Kerith has worked for thirty years across the public and private sectors in nutrition and dietetics and has combined dietetics with research since 2008. She now specialises in gastrointestinal nutrition as a Senior Research Fellow for the Centre of Research Excellence in Digestive Health at the University of Newcastle, led by Distinguished Laureate Professor Nicholas Talley. Kerith’s role in this multi-disciplinary, international research collaboration focuses on understanding the relationship between food, the gut microbiome and gastrointestinal health and disorders.


Kerith Duncanson is a company director for the Good Gut Group, that has patented functional bread and grain product concepts (Australian Patent No. 2014262285; New Zealand Patent No. 629207; South Africa Patent No. 2015/07891) for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) consumers.