Dr Kirsty Pringle

2017 (November round)

Dr Kirsty Pringle is an ARC Future Fellow and leads a successful research team investigating the role of the circulating and tissue renin-angiotensin systems in pregnancy and women’s reproductive health. She is based at the Priority Research Centre for Reproductive Sciences and School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute but she is also Deputy Director of the Gomeroi Gayynggal Program based in Tamworth NSW, which aims to improve health outcomes for Indigenous women and their children. The SRB Visiting Lecturer Award will allow her to attend and present at two international conferences, the Gordon Research Seminar and Conference on Angiotensins in Ventura, California (February 2018, invited speaker) as well as the Society for Gynaecological Investigations in San Diego, California (March 2018). In between the two meetings Kirsty will travel to Canada to progress existing international collaborative research (Prof David Olsen, University of Alberta; Assistant Prof Gita Wahi and Prof Sonia Anand, McMaster University, Ontario) and develop new international collaborations (Prof Sandra Davidge, University of Alberta).