Leanne Redman

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Leanne M. Redman
Alma materSouthern Cross University ,
Tulane University
University of Adelaide
Known forlow-calorie diets decreased the effects of aging
Scientific career
InstitutionsPennington Biomedical Research Center

Leanne M. Redman is a physiologist. She is an LPFA Endowed Fellowship Professor at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center of the Louisiana State University System,[1] where she studies childhood obesity.[2] She was lead researcher on a study that found that low-calorie diets decreased the effects of aging.[3][4][5] Redman received the 2018 NPA Garnett-Powers & Associates Mentor Award in recognition of support for post-doctorate mentee scholars in her reproductive endocrinology lab.[6][7]


Redman did her undergraduate studies in human movement science at Southern Cross University in Australia, earning a bachelor's degree with honors there in 2000. She completed a doctorate at the University of Adelaide in 2004. In 2011 she added a master's degree in clinical research from Tulane University.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Leanne Redman, MS, PhD". Research & Faculty. Pennington Biomedical Research Center. Retrieved 2018-08-08.
  2. ^ "Childhood Obesity & Diabetes Research Program at Pennington Biomedical Research Center". pediatrics.pbrc.edu. Retrieved 2018-08-08.
  3. ^ "You May Live Longer By Severely Restricting Calories, Scientists Say". Morning Edition. NPR. April 2, 2018.
  4. ^ Abbott, Alison (March 22, 2018). "Reduced-calorie diet shows signs of slowing ageing in people: Most comprehensive study yet demonstrates that cutting people's energy intake dials down their metabolism". Nature. doi:10.1038/d41586-018-03431-x.
  5. ^ Kwon, Diana (March 26, 2018). "Caloric Restriction Slows Signs of Aging in Humans". The Scientist.
  6. ^ "Mentoring for Mutual Benefit: A Profile on 2018 Mentor Award Winner Leanne Redman - National Postdoctoral Association". www.nationalpostdoc.org. Retrieved 2018-08-10.
  7. ^ "2018 NPA Garnett-Powers & Associates, Inc. Mentor Award Recipient Announced - National Postdoctoral Association". www.nationalpostdoc.org. Retrieved 2018-08-10.