Grant Montgomery

Professor Grant Montgomery is an NHMRC Principal Research Fellow and Coordinator of the Genetics and Computational Biology Department at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research. He was awarded his PhD from Massey University, New Zealand in 1977 and has over 30 years experience working on the genetics of reproductive traits. He co-leads the International Endogene Consortium analysing genetic effects on endometriosis, and is a member of Endometrial Cancer Consortium and the International ReproGen Consortium. His work has identified novel variants contributing to the frequency of dizygotic twins and gene regions associated with increased risk for endometriosis, endometrial cancer, early age at menarche and a range of other complex disorders.