Associate Professor Karin Borges

Associate Professor

School of Biomedical Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
+61 7 336 53113
+61 7 336 51893



  • Doctor of Science, Universität Heidelberg
  • Bachelor of Science, Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg


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Book Chapter

  • Borges, Karin (2022). Triheptanoin in epilepsy and beyond. Ketogenic diet and metabolic therapies: expanded roles in health and disease. (pp. 493-507) edited by Susan A. Masino. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

  • Neal, Elliott S., Xu, Weizhi and Borges, Karin (2022). Dietary management of canine epilepsy. A practical guide to seizure disorders in dogs and cats. (pp. 299-310) edited by Luisa De Risio and Karen Munana. Palm Beach, FL, United States: Edra Publsihing.

  • Han, Felicity Y., McDonald, Tanya, Xu, Weizhi and Borges, Karin (2021). Alterations in mitochondrial glucose carbon metabolism in epilepsy and targeted metabolic treatments. Clinical bioenergetics: from pathophysiology to clinical translation. (pp. 653-677) edited by Sergej Ostojic. London, United Kingdom: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/b978-0-12-819621-2.00029-2

  • Borges, Karin (2017). Triheptanoin epilepsy and beyond. Ketogenic diet and metabolic therapies: expanded roles in health and disease. (pp. 336-346) edited by Susan A. Masino. New York NY, USA: Oxford University Press.

  • Ngo, Shyuan T., Steyn, Frederik J., McCombe, Pamela A. and Borges, Karin (2015). High Caloric diets for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Bioactive nutraceuticals and dietary supplements in neurological and brain disease: prevention and therapy. (pp. 355-361) edited by Ronald Ross Watson and Victor R. Preedy. London, United Kingdom: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-411462-3.00036-9

  • Tan, Kah Ni, McDonald, Tanya S. and Borges, Karin (2015). Metabolic dysfunctions in epilepsy and novel metabolic treatment approaches. Bioactive Nutraceuticals and Dietary Supplements in Neurological and Brain Disease: Prevention and Therapy. (pp. 461-470) edited by Ronald R Watson and Victor R Preedy. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-411462-3.00048-5

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision