Laura J Parry The Annual Scientific Meeting of the Endocrine Society of Australia and the Society for Reproductive Biology 2014

Laura J Parry

A/Prof Laura Parry is a teaching & research academic in the Department of Zoology and Associate Dean Research (Faculty of Science) at the University of Melbourne. She has over 25 years experience in relaxin research in rodents, marsupials and humans, including her molecular biology training during her Alex von Humboldt Fellowship in Hamburg. She received an ARC Postdoctoral Fellowship and an ARC QEII Fellowship before her appointment as a senior lecturer in the Zoology Department in 2003 and Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Physiology & Functional Genomics (University of Florida College of Medicine, USA) in 2010. Her research team currently studies the vascular actions of the peptide hormone relaxin in the context of reproductive health and cardiovascular disease, with national and international collaborators at Monash University, the University of Florida (USA) and Novartis Pharma AG (Switzerland). She is also recognised for her outstanding mentoring of young scientists; her research-led teaching contributions have received university and national recognition for excellence in teaching (University of Melbourne David White Award and an Australian Learning & Teaching Council Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning).

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