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Dr

Fiona Brownfoot

Senior Research Fellow– Nhmrc
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
female
pregnancy
humans
obstetrics & gynecology
pre-eclampsia
preeclampsia
placenta
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Dr

Fiona Brownfoot

 
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Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
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Dr

Fiona Brownfoot

 

Dr Fiona Brownfoot is a clinician scientist at The University of Melbourne and obstetrician at the Mercy Hospital for Women. She has had a long-standing interest in developing novel therapeutics for preeclampsia and has translated metformin and sulfasalazine from laboratory assay through to clinical trial.

More recently she has developed an interest in novel biomedical engineering technologies to reduce the most devastating pregnancy complications of stillbirth and cerebral palsy. She heads a multidisciplinary team of physicists, chemists, materials engineers and software engineers. Together they are utilizing novel fibre optic technology, flexible electrical hardware and artificial intelligence to develop innovative devices to detect fetal distress during pregnancy and labour.

Projects

Displaying the 15 most recent projects by Fiona Brownfoot.

15

Projects

Project Types


13

Research Grant


1

Internal Research Grant


1

Research Contracts


Scholarly Works

Displaying the 57 most recent scholarly works by Fiona Brownfoot.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2016

FRANZCOG - Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists


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Credentials

Positions


Senior Research Fellow– Nhmrc

Obstetrics And Gynaecology Royal Women'S Hospital/Mercy

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery

Adelaide University