Associate Prof. Fiona Brownfoot
MBBS, FRANZCOG, PhD
Fiona is a clinician scientist at the University of Melbourne, and obstetrician at the Mercy Hospital for Women and Epworth Freemasons. She leads a multidisciplinary team of engineers and scientists focused on developing therapeutics and diagnostics to treat the most dangerous pregnancy complications.
Having translated 3 concepts from the laboratory to clinical trial her team are focused on improving outcomes for mothers and their babies. She has published over 50 scientific papers, presented her work at international conferences and obtained numerous government and philanthropic grants.