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Professor Caroline Gargett B Appl Sci, M Appl Sci, PhD

Independent Non-Executive Director appointed 15 December 2014 and Chair of the Science and Ethics Committee since August 14, 2018. 

Professor Gargett is currently a National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Leadership Fellow, Women’s Health Theme Leader at the Ritchie Centre, Hudson Institute of Medical Research and heads the Endometrial Stem Cell Biology Group. She leads collaborative research with Flinders and Warwick Universities investigating the use of endometrial mesenchymal stem cells for regenerative medicine application in urogynaecology and with University of Queensland on genomics of endometrial stem/progenitor cells in endometriosis.  

Professor Gargett has served as President of the Australasian Society for Stem Cell Research (2013-2014) and co-led the successful bid that brought the International Society for Stem Cell Research conference to Melbourne in 2018. She is currently a Board Member of Stem Cells Incorporated and Scientific Advisory Board member of the Centre for Commercialisation in Regenerative Medicine Australia.