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Natalie Hannan

Associate Professor
Obstetrics And Gynaecology Royal Women'S Hospital/Mercy
Pregnancy
Cardiovascular disease
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
obstetrics & gynecology
reproductive biology
female
humans
pregnancy
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A/Prof

Natalie Hannan

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Therapeutic Development
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A/Prof

Natalie Hannan

 

A/Prof Natalie Hannan leads the Therapeutics Discovery and Vascular Function Group, within the broader Translational Obstetrics Group at the Mercy Hospital for Women, University of Melbourne. She is passionate about developing new approaches to combat major complication of pregnancy, especially preeclampsia.

Natalie’s research is focused on developing therapeutic strategies that are safe in pregnancy and novel approaches to deliver therapies directly to the placenta. Her pre-clinical research has led to a number of exciting clinical trials both internationally and nationally, on which she remained integral as the lead laboratory scientist.

Natalie’s research has been recognized by the award of a prestigious NHMRC CDF Fellowship and she currently holds two NHMRC Project Grants (as CIA), a further three as Co-CI and further philanthropic, University and commercial funded support schemes. She has a strong research profile with over 95 peer-reviewed publications in international journals.

Natalie is the President of the Australian New Zealand Placental Research Association (ANZPRA), and an executive member on The International Federation of Placental Associations (IFPA) executive committee.

Natalie is well known for her engagement and passion to communicate her research to the public, she was selected as a Fresh Scientist and awarded a Young Tall Poppy award. As a VESKI Inspiring Women Fellow, Natalie is a staunch ambassador for Women in STEM and is involved in initiatives to reduce the gender inequity in STEM.

She is the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Associate Dean, Diversity and Inclusion.

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Projects

Displaying the 24 most recent projects by Natalie Hannan.

24

Projects

Project Types


20

Research Grant


3

Internal Research Grant


1

Research Contracts


Additional Information

Baker-Melbourne Cardiometabolic Department Seed Fund (CIA;

00,000) 2020
Risk of heart failure in women following preeclampsia: is prevention possible?
University of Melbourne Innovation Grant (CIA; $23,000) 2020
Transcriptomics to assess the effects of prasugrel on placental signalling in a mouse model of preeclampsia
University of Melbourne Innovation Grant (CIB; $20,000) 2020
Placental targeting of nanoliposomes to silence pathogenic anti-angiogenic factors to treat preeclampsia

Mercy Perinatal Foundation (
00,000) 2020
Novel Therapeutic development for the prevention of preterm birth
University of Melbourne Innovation Grant (CIA;
5,000) 2020 Post-partum maternal cardiovascular disease risk associated with preeclampsia: is prevention possible?
University of Melbourne Innovation Grant (CIB; $20,000) 2020
Developing an animal model for fetal growth restriction
University of Melbourne Innovation Grant (CIB; $20,000) 2020
Prevention of fetal CMV infection after maternal infection: developing novel therapeutic approaches using primary trophoblast and placental explant cultures

Strategic Grant for Outstanding Women, Melbourne Medical School (CIA; $88,780) 2019
Trevor B Kilvington Bequest (CIA; $49,500) 2019 Long term maternal cardiovascular disease risk associated with preeclampsia: is prevention possible?

Melbourne Medical School Mid Career Seed Grant Scheme 2018 (CIA; $24,550) 2019
Placental targeted nanomedicine to silence toxins of preeclampsia
Melbourne Medical School Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Melbourne, Equipment Grant (CIA;
14,545) 2018
Vascular Pressure Myograph System for assessment of whole vessels

University of Melbourne Research Grant Support Scheme (CIA; $42,000) 2016

University of Melbourne C R Roper Fellowship (CIA; $433,000) 2015
Investigating the mechanisms of preeclampsia and developing novel therapeutics

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 158 most recent scholarly works by Natalie Hannan.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2019

Outstanding Female Mid-Career Investigator Andrée Gruslin Award

International Federation of Placenta Associations

2018

Visiting Lecturer Award

Society for Reproductive Biology

2016

Inspiring Women Fellowship Award

Victorian Endowment for Science, Knowledge and Innovation

2018

NHMRCF - NHMRC Fellowship


2015

NOTINLIST - Not in List


2012

NHMRCF - NHMRC Fellowship


2010

NHMRCF - NHMRC Fellowship


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Awards

Credentials

Positions

Positions


Associate Professor

Obstetrics And Gynaecology Royal Women'S Hospital/Mercy

Associate Dean (Diversity And Inclusion)

Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences

Honorary

Baker Department Of Cardiometabolic Health

President

Australian & New Zealand Placental Research Association

Executive Committee Member

International Federation of Placenta Associations

Executive Committee Member

Australian & New Zealand Placental Research Association

Early Career Research Committee Representative

Australian & New Zealand Placental Research Association

Member

International Federation of Placenta Associations

Member

Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia and New Zealand

Early Career Research Committee Representative

Society for Reproductive Biology

Member

Society for Reproductive Investigation

Education

Education


Post-Doctorate

Prince Henry's Institute

Doctorate

Monash University

Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours)

Monash University

Bachelor of Science

Monash University

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