A/PROF Lisa Hui



  • A/Prof Lisa Hui is a maternal fetal medicine specialist with research interests in cell-free fetal nucleic acids, prenatal screening and diagnosis. She completed her clinical training in obstetrics and gynaecology in Sydney and performed her PhD research at the Mother Infant Research Institute in Boston before moving to Melbourne in 2013. She has clinical appointments at the Mercy Hospital for Women, Heidelberg, and The Northern Hosptial, Epping, and is Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Melbourne. In 2016 she was awarded an NHMRC Early Career Fellowship and a Sylvia Charles Viertel Clinical investigatorship. She also serves in senior editorial roles with the scientific journals Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Prenatal Diagnosis.   


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Additional Grant Information

  • Northern Health Small Research Grant 2019 $5000   


Education and training

  • PhD, University of Sydney 2013
  • GradCert Clin Epi, University of Sydney 2010
  • MBBS, University of Sydney 1996

Awards and honors

  • Henry and Rachael Ackman Travelling Scholarship, University of Melbourne, 2017
  • Harold Mitchell Foundation Travelling Fellowship, 2016
  • NHMRC Fellowship, 2016
  • Peter Bancroft Prize for PhD thesis, University of Sydney, Faculty of Medicine, 2013
  • Postgraduate Research Student Society Achievement Award, Kolling Institute of Medical Research, 2012
  • Three Minute Thesis Competition, Second prize, University of Sydney, 2012
  • Dean’s Prize Commendation for research student publication 2012, University of Sydney Medical School, 2012
  • President’s Presenter Award, Annual Scientific Meeting San Diego 2012, Society of Gynecological Investigation, 2012
  • Young Investigator Award, Joint meeting of the 12th International Congress of Human Genetics/ 61st Annual meeting of American Society of Human Genetics, 2011
  • Fotheringham Research Fellowship (2010 – 2011), RANZCOG, 2010
  • Albert S McKern Research Scholarship (2010-2013), University of Sydney, Faculty of Medicine, 2010
  • Beresford Buttery Travelling Fellowship 2009, RANZCOG, 2009
  • Brown Craig Travelling Fellowship 2008, RANZCOG, 2008
  • Best free communication at Annual Scientific Meeting 2008, Australian Association of Obstetric and Gynaecological Ultrasonologists, 2008
  • Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 2008
  • Andrew Phippard Young Investigator Award 2008, Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia and New Zealand, 2008
  • Chris Kohlenberg Medal for best original research presentation at RANZCOG NSW/QLD ASM, RANZCOG, 2007


Available for supervision

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