Dr Stephanie Segovia
Stephanie’s research focused on developmental programming, which is the concept that the pre-birth environment has long-term consequences for a child’s health.
Research topic: “Early life nutrition, altered inflammatory responsiveness and the path to programmed obesity and metabolic dysfunction”
Supervisors: Professor Mark Vickers and Dr Clare Reynolds
Canadian student Stephanie did her undergraduate degree at the University of Guelph in Canada before moving to New Zealand. Stephanie's research focused on developmental programming, which is the concept that the maternal in-utero environment has consequences for the long-term health of the offspring.
In this video she explains more about what she investigated during her PhD and what she thinks are the advantages of conducting research at the Liggins Institute.