Prof Peter Rogers honoured with prestigious SRI award
We would like to give a huge congratulations to Prof Peter Rogers who has been honoured with the prestigious Society of Reproductive Investigation (SRI) Distinguished Scientist Award at the 68th Annual Scientific Meeting, which was held in Boston, MA, USA July 6 – 9, 2021.
This award is made annually to a senior member of the Society to recognize significant and lasting contributions to the Society and to scientific research in reproductive biology and medicine. Prof Rogers was most deserving of the award, based on his exceptional research achievements and dedication to rigorous, imaginative and impactful scientific work.
Professor Peter Rogers is the Director of Research at the Women’s, the Deputy Director of the Women's Gynaecology Research Centre, and the Professor of Women’s Health Research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at University of Melbourne. His laboratories are situated in the research precinct of the Royal Women’s Hospital and his group has research interests spanning basic reproductive biology through to gynaecological problems. Current areas of interest include common women’s health disorders such as heavy menstrual bleeding, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, pelvic pain and uterine aspects of infertility. Prof Peter Rogers leads the Royal Women’s and Mercy Hospitals Endometriosis research team project “Improving diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis” which is funded by the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).
Professor Rogers has published more than 340 scientific articles, and receives frequent invitations to present his work at international scientific meetings. He contributes to the discipline of women’s health through a variety of activities including; Chair and organiser of the annual international endometrial symposium at the Society for Gynecologic Investigation in the USA each year; Board member Jean Hailes Foundation; NHMRC grant review panel member; Editorial Board of the scientific journals Angiogenesis and Endometriosis; and RWH Board Research Committee member. He was formerly Chair of the Victorian Cancer Biobank Consortium, Founding Director of the Centre for Women’s Health research at Monash University, and President of the Australian and New Zealand Microcirculation Society.