Associate Professor Karin Borges

Associate Professor

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



  • Doctoral Diploma of Science (Advanced), Ruprecht Karls Universität Heidelberg
  • Bachelor of Science, Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg


  • Armstrong, Oliver J., Neal, Elliott S., Vidovic, Diana, Xu, Weizhi and Borges, Karin (2024). Transient anticonvulsant effects of time-restricted feeding in the 6-Hz mouse model. Epilepsy & Behavior, 151 109618, 109618. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2023.109618

  • Rae, Caroline D., Baur, Joseph A., Borges, Karin, Dienel, Gerald, Díaz‐García, Carlos Manlio, Douglass, Starlette R., Drew, Kelly, Duarte, João M. N., Duran, Jordi, Kann, Oliver, Kristian, Tibor, Lee‐Liu, Dasfne, Lindquist, Britta E., McNay, Ewan C., Robinson, Michael B., Rothman, Douglas L., Rowlands, Benjamin D., Ryan, Timothy A., Scafidi, Joseph, Scafidi, Susanna, Shuttleworth, C. William, Swanson, Raymond A., Uruk, Gökhan, Vardjan, Nina, Zorec, Robert and McKenna, Mary C. (2024). Brain energy metabolism: A roadmap for future research. Journal of Neurochemistry. doi: 10.1111/jnc.16032

  • Neal, Elliott S., Xu, Weizhi and Borges, Karin (2023). Metabolic aspects of genetic ion channel epilepsies. Journal of Neurochemistry. doi: 10.1111/jnc.15938

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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