Centre for Reproductive Health

Research groups

Our research groups and their work

Anderson group

Female fertility preservation and hormonal male contraception

Boardman group

Jennifer Brown Research Laboratory. Neuroprotective strategies for babies at risk of brain injury and poor neurodevelopmental outcomes

Cameron group

Contraception, prevention and management of unintended pregnancy and genital tract infection

Critchley group

Menstruation, abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB; including, heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB)), iron deficiency and anemia. Studies on local mechanisms, diagnosis and treatment and impacts.

Cuschieri group

Prevention, detection and management of cervical cancer and other HPV related diseases

Duncan group

Investigating how the ovary works in health and disease

Gentek group

How does the immune system develop in the embryo? What are the functions of embryonic immune cells? Does maternal adversity perturb immune development, and does this affect health in later life?

Gibson group

How hormones control macrophage function in the womb and how this might affect women's reproductive health

Gray group

How mRNAs are regulated at the level of translation and the consequences of their mis-regulation

Horne group

 Endometriosis, chronic pelvic pain and ectopic pregnancy.

Kitamura group

Pan-gynaecological Cancers

Lin group

Female infertility in oocyte health, fertilisation and early embryogenesis

Maybin group

Preventitive and therapeutic strategies for abnormal uterine bleeding (problematic periods)

Mitchell group

Our research is focused on male fertility preservation, disorders of sex development (DSD) and testicular cancer.

Saunders group

Mechanisms responsible for sex steroids 'master regulators' of health impacts on repair, regeneration and cell replication in both healthy and diseased reproductive and other tissues

Whitaker group

Chronic debilitating conditions across the reproductive life-course, including chronic pelvic pain (endometriosis) and abnormal uterine bleeding (fibroids)