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Caroline Gargett Caroline Gargett, BAppSci, MAppSci, PhD

Caroline Gargett, BAppSci, MAppSci, PhD holds an international reputation as the world authority on endometrial stem cells.  She is the Deputy Director (Women’s Health) of the Richie Centre and Senior Scientist in the Monash Institute of Medical Research (MIMR).  She is also a member of Monash University Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and holds a prestigious RD Wright Fellowship from Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).  She serves on the Editorial Boards of Fertility and Sterility and Reproductive Sciences, is Vice President of the Australasian Society for Stem Cell Research and has also served as Secretary for the Society of Reproductive Biology (2005-2007).  Her research focuses on characterizing epithelial progenitor cells and mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) she discovered in the highly regenerative lining of the uterus (endometrium) and examining their role in endometriosis and endometrial cancer. She leads a collaboration with CSIRO to develop a tissue engineering approach as a cell based therapy to treat pelvic organ prolapse using endometrial MSC and novel scaffold materials.

Caroline Gargett, MD, PhD

Caroline Gargett, MD, PhD

  As you know last year Linda Griffith was our keynote speaker and honoree for her work, but this year our keynote speaker, science section, is a very well known writer and stem-cell researcher. Her writings have been an inspiration for…

3rd Annual Blossom Ball - Caroline Gargett

3rd Annual Blossom Ball - Caroline Gargett

Dr Tamer Seckin:In recognition of your contribution to the science and treatment of endometriosis, we honor Caroline Gargett, PhD from Monash University. Thank you, Caroline, you can say a few words.Dr Caroline Gargett:Firstly, I would like…