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Dr. Louise Bennett

Dr. Louise Bennett

CSIRO, Agriculture and Food Business

"Roles for Lactoferrin in Prevention and Whey Peptides for Intervention in Age-Related Dementia"

Dr. Louise Bennett completed undergraduate and post-graduate studies at the University of Melbourne before undertaking PhD studies at Monash University in Australia, and a post-doctoral fellowship at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute.

Louise is currently a Principal Research Scientist at CSIRO, Agriculture and Food business unit based in Werribee, Australia, with over 20 years’ experience in bio-functional food research.  She is a trans-disciplinary scientist working across all types of (food) chemistry to clinical research.

Louise’s current research foci include manipulation of macro-and micronutrients using food processing to yield advances in functionality for benefiting human nutrition and health. Key innovations under development are based on milk and whey proteins. Louise has authored >60 publications and is a co-inventor of 1 patent.