CSANZ 2021

Sally Dunwoodie

Our international faculty will be joining us for live virtual presentations and Q&A.

Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, NSW

Sally Dunwoodie leads the Embryology Laboratory and the Congenital Heart Disease Research Program at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute. She is a Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of New South Wales. Her research focuses on understanding developmental mechanisms that drive mammalian embryogenesis and on identifying disruptive genetic and environmental factors. With an emphasis on heart and vertebral formation, her research combines patient genome sequencing with mouse models of congenital malformation and study of the impact of gestational stresses such as hypoxia and nutrition. She obtained her PhD at the University of Sydney and undertook postdoctoral training at the National Institute for Medical Research (London). She is a past President of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Cell and Developmental Biology (ANZSCDB) and President-Elect of the International Society for Differentiation.

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