Deirdre completed her PhD studies in 2009 through The University of Adelaide’s School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health in which she undertook research into the impact of in-vitro stress on preimplantation embryo development, viability and metabolism. She has since been appointed Director of Embryology and Research at Repromed and is also the Deputy Scientific Director of Repromed Adelaide and Scientific Director of Repromed Darwin. In addition Deirdre is also a Visiting Research Fellow at The University of Adelaide’s School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health where she supervises Honours and PhD student research.
Deirdre has authored many peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters with her research focusing on improving laboratory technology that will directly benefit infertile patients including cryopreservation and metabolic screening of embryo culture media. Her basic research interests focus on the impact of the environment during peri and pre implantation development on programming fetal growth and offspring health
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