Caroline Gargett

Prof Gargett is a Senior Research Fellow in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University. She is a Deputy Director of the Ritchie Centre in the Hudson Institute of Medical Research and heads the Women's Health Theme, where she leads the Endometrial Stem Cell Group. Prof Gargett's research focuses on characterising epithelial progenitor cells and mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) she discovered in the highly regenerative lining of the uterus (endometrium) and examining their role in endometriosis and endometrial cancer. She leads a collaboration with CSIRO to develop a tissue engineering approach as a cell based therapy to treat pelvic organ prolapse using endometrial MSC and novel scaffold materials.

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