Mark is a medical researcher who works in heart health. His PhD project at the University of Melbourne in 2012 examined the mechanisms that drive the development of heart disease in diabetes. One of his major interests is understanding how changes in the body’s metabolism affect the cardiovascular system with age. These include impacts of problems such as obesity and nutrient imbalances, which can begin in early childhood. Mark provides expert opinion and educational articles to help educate about the importance of early nutrition on future health.