The GOSS - Past Seminar


  • 2021 Recordings

    6 November 2021

    Presenter : Dr Jane Fenelon
    Title:  Embryonic diapause: The secret to a healthy embryo?
    Recording :  Link

    15 November 2021

    Presenter: Dr Brendan Houston
    Title: The genetics of human male infertility
    Recording : Link

    8 November 2021

    Presenter: Dr Kate Hodgson
    Title: Nasal high flow: a novel way to improve neonatal intubation safety & success
    Recording : Link

    25 October 2021

    Presenter: Dr Ricardo Ataide
    Title: Malaria and Anaemia during pregnancy: A journey to the placenta and beyond
    Recording :  Link

    18 October 2021

    Presenter: A/Prof Kath Backholer
    Deakin University
    Title: Power, profits and our children's health
    Recording :  Link

    15 October 2021

    Presenter: Polin Haghvirdizadeh
    PhD Candidate
    Title: Regulation of fetal growth in gestational diabetes and maternal obesity
    Recording :  Link

    11 October 2021

    Presenter: A/Prof Lisa Hui, Juliana Manno & Andrew Goldsack
    Title: What has happened to mothers and babies during Melbourne lockdown?
    Recording : Link

    4 October 2021

    Presenter: Dr Joshua Fisher
    Title: The role of mitochondria in gestation and fetal growth restriction

    1 October 2021

    Presenter: Manal Alshabibi (MPhil student)
    Title:  Biological Pathways Used by DMSC_EVs in Repairing Dysfunctional Endothelium
    Recording : Link

    27 September 2021

    Faith Andres
    Title : The role of Endothelial Protein C receptor (EPCR) in the pathogenesis of PE
    Georgia Wong
    Title : Understanding the expression and function of LGR4 & LGR5 in preeclampsia
    ~ 1:20pm Innovation Grant update - A/Prof Natalie Hannan  
    Recording: Link

    20 September 2021

    Presenter: Ciara Murphy
    Title: PhD Overview: SPINT molecules in placental insufficiency
    ~ 1:20pm Innovation Grant update - Natalie Binder &  A/Prof Yasmin Jayasinghe
    Recording: Link

    13 September 2021

    Presenter: Prof Jason Abbott
    University of New South Wales
    Title : 5P+ Approach to Pelvic Pain
    Recording : Link

    6 September 2021

    Presenter: A/Prof Joshua Vogel
    Burnet Institute
    Title: The new WHO Labour Care Guide: implications for intrapartum care internationally
    Recording  : Link

    30 August 2021

    Presenter: Dr Michelle Peate
    Title: Empowering women through a psychosocial health & wellbeing research program.
    ~ 1:20pm Innovation Grant update - Dr Wei Zhou
    Recording: Link

    24 August 2021

    Presenter: Natasha Pritchard
    Title : How to best define 'small' in obstetrics.
    Recording : Link

    23 August 2021

    Presenter: Dr Beth Allison
    Title: Getting to the heart of the matter: the cardiovascular implications of FGR
    Recording :  Link

    16 August 2021

    Presenter:  Professor Jenny Doust
    Title: The definition of disease in women’s health: an ongoing problem
    Recording : Link

    9 August 2021

    Presenter: Prof Caroline Homer
    Title: Strengthening midwifery education and practice in the Asia-Pacific region
    Recording : Link

    5 August 2021

    Presenter: Natasha de Alwis
    Title: Understanding placental and cardiovascular adaptations in pregnancy: implications for therapeutic development for fetal growth restriction and preeclampsia

    2 August  2021

    Presenter: Dr Rebecca Deans
    UNSW, The Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney Children's Hospital,
    Title: Uterine transplant program
    Recording : Link

    26 July 2021

    Presenter:  A/Prof Ken Pang
    Paediatrician, Royal Children's Hospital; Murdoch Children's Research Institute; University of Melbourne, Department of Paediatrics
    Title: Fertility counselling and preservation in transgender adolescents

    19 July 2021

    Presenter: A/Prof Jo James
    University of Auckland
    Title: Stem cell insights into normal and abnormal placental function
    Recording: Link

    12 July 2021

    Presenter: Dr Sarah Delforce
    Research Associate, University of Newcastle
    Title: Decidual angiotensins, inflammation and parturition
    Recording: Link

    5 July 2021

    Presenter: Dr Anthea Lindquist
    Perinatal Epidemiologist, University of Melbourne
    Title: Using routine data to answer meaningful clinical research questions
    ~ 1:20pm Innovation Grant update - A/Prof Louise Owen
    Recording: Link

    28 June 2021

    Presenter: Peter Smith
    Staff Specialist Anaesthetist, Westmead Hospital
    Title: Nitric oxide and the angiogenic milieu in preeclampsia
    Recording: Link

    21 June 2021

    Presenter: Dr Elizabeth Baker
    PhD Candidate, Newborn Research Fellow, Newborn Research Centre
    Title: Human Amnion Epithelial Cells for the Prevention of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
    Recording: Link

    17 June 2021

    Presenter: Dr Stefan C. Kane
    Head of Fetal Medicine, PhD Candidate
    Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine, The Royal Women's Hospital
    Title:  Maternal ophthalmic ultrasound in the assessment and prediction of pre-eclampsia
    ~ 1:20pm Innovation Grant update - A/Prof Lisa Hui and Eleanor Johnson
    Recording: Link

    9 June 2021

    Presenter: Sherine Sandhu, PhD Student, University of Melbourne
    Title: Evaluating an online decision-aid for women considering elective egg-freezing

    10 May 2021

    Presenter: Professor Mary Wlodek
    Title: Impact of pregnancy complications on breast milk, breastfeeding and infant outcomes: Where are we now?

    26 April 2021

    Presenter: Prof Peter Davis
    Title: An adventure: Transition from fetus to newborn
    Recording: Link

    19 April 2021

    Presenter: A/Prof Lisa Hui
    Ttitle: The Minnie Ackman Lecture - Research travels to the NIH and the Dead Sea

    15 April 2021

    Presenter: Lucy Caughey
    Title:  Disposition intentions of elective egg freezers towards their surplus oocytes
    Recording: Link

  • 2022 Recordings
    17 January 2022Presenter :  Alexandra Roddy Mitchell
    Title :  Mental health disorders in the perinatal period
    Recording : Link
    14 February 2022Title: Predictive Medicine: Celiac Disease and the Microbiome
    Presenter: Maureen Leonard from Harvard Medical School
    Recording : Link
    21 February 2022Title: Novel therapeutic development for the prevention of preterm birth: Progress Review
    Presenter: Bridget Arman
    Recording : Link
    28 February 2022Title: IVF add-ons in Australia
    Presenter: Dr Sarah Lensen
    Recording : Link
    7 March 2022Title: Developing innovative models for the examination of vascular adaptations and dysfunction in pregnancy
    Presenter: Bianca Fato
    Recording : Link 
    21 March 2022Title: SPINT1 in placental development
    Presenter: Ciara Niamh Murphy
    Recording : Link
    4 April 2022Title: Investigating the basis of antibiotic resistance in Mycoplasma genitalium
    Presenter: Teck Phui Chua
    Recording : Link
    2 May 2022Title: Defining the Impact of Endocrine Disruptors on Male Reproductive Health
    Professor Andrew Pask
    Presenter: Professor Andrew Pask
    Recording : Link 
    9 May 2022Title: Understanding the place for ART in Pacific health research
    Presenter:  Dr Zaramasina Clark
    23 May 2022Title: Small extracellular vesicles (sEV) in Endometriosis
    Presenter: Dr Thomas Tapmeier
    30 May 2022Title : Cell therapies in Newborn Infants: Translating Promise into Benefits
    Presenter : A/Prof Atul Malhotra 
    3 June 2022
    Title: Ageing of the placenta: potential diagnostics/prognostics and therapeutics
    Presenter: Chslsea Zheng
    20 June 2022Title: The Utility of Lung Ultrasound in Neonatal Respiratory Support
    PhD Confirmation Seminar
    Presenter : Dr Arun Sett
    Recording : Link
    27 June 2022Title: The maternal and offspring consequences of influenza virus infection during pregnancy in mice
    Presenter : Dr Stella Liong
    4 July 2022Title: Interventions targeting healthcare providers to optimise the use of caesarean section: a qualitative comparative analysis to identify important intervention features
    Presenter : Rana Islamiah Zahron
    Recording : Link
    11 July 2022Title: Unravelling the aetiology of preeclampsia and future cardiovascular disease risk
    Presenter : Katrina Colafella
    Chair: Natasha de Alwis
    18 July 2022Title: Undertaking co-designed and community-led cohort studies with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
    Presenter : Kym Rae
    Recording  : Link
    1 August 2022Title: Menstrual Needs Study: Exploring the physical, psychological, social, and Medical needs of Young women with heavy menstrual bleeding and pain
    Presesnter:  Shiva Pourali Roudbaneh
    Recording : Link
    8 August 2022Title: Hippocrates would be on Twitter
    Presenter:  Dr Rebecca Szabo
    Recording : Link
    15  August 2022Title: Automated detection of fetal arrhythmias using non-invasive fetal electrocardiography
    Presenter:  Dr Emerson Keenan
    29 August 2022Title: Inflammatory beginnings; an evolutionary perspective on the nature of mammalian implantation
    Presenter:  Dr Oliver Griffith
    Recording: Link
    12 September 2022Title:Investigating the role of PEG10 in preeclampsia
    Presenter: Lydia Baird

    Title : MUC15, a syncytiotrophoblast expressed protein, is increased in preeclampsia 
    Presenter: Anna Nguyen

    Title : The expression and implications of RPGRIP1L in Fetal Growth Restriction
    Presenter :  Keegan Chien
    Recording: Link
    26 September 2022Title: Menopause, CVD Risk, & Progress Towards More Nuanced Assessment of Reproductive Aging in Large-Scale CVD Trials
    Presenter: A/Prof Markella Zanni
    Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
    28  September 2022Title: In mechanically ventilated preterm infants, does extubation to a higher CPAP pressure, compared to a standard pressure, decrease the risk of extubation failure?
    Presenter: Anna Kidman PhD completion
    Recording : Link
    3 October 2022
    Title: Women's health-seeking behaviours and cardiovascular risk management following a pregnancy affected by preeclampsia or gestational hypertension
    Presenter: Jess Atikinson
    Recording : Link
    10 October 2022Title: Diet quality, dietary patterns and assessment of cardiometabolic complications and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in pregnancy
    Presenter: Dr Paige van der Pligt
    17 October 2022Title:Current Management of  Pulmonary Embolism
    Presenter:  Dr Rachel Rosovsky
    24 October 2022
    Title: Addressing the mental health challenges of emergency services workers
    Presenter:  Dr Tracey Varker
    Recording: Link
    31 October  2022Title: Most bothersome symptom: A new measure for endometriosis
    Presenter: Alice Mitchell
    Recording : Link
    7 November 2022
    Title: Convergent evolution of pregnancy: Placental function in lizards, sharks and seahorses
    Presenter:Camilla Whittington
    Recording: Link
    14 November 2022
    Title: No Free Lunches: Pharmaceutical Industry Influence on Healthcare
    Presenter: Dr Lisa Parker & Dr Barbara Mintzes
    Recording: Link
    25 November 2022
    Title: Maternal morbidity and mortality and stillbirth in the Asia Pacific - PhD completion seminar
    Presenter: Dr Rangi De Silva
    Recording : Link 
    28  November 2022
    Title : Hydroxychloroquine Suppresses Anti-Angiogenic Molecules and Promotes Pro-Angiogenic Factors, but It Does Not Mitigate Markers of Endothelial Dysfunction In Vitro
    Presenter: Elif Kadife
    Recording : Link 

    Title  Life After the Lab
    Presenter: Dr Amber Kennedy
    Recording : Link
    5 December 2022
    Title: Introduction to the Julia Argyrou Endometriosis Centre at Epworth: Care, Education and Research
    Presenter: Dr Sarah Holdsworth-Carson
    Recording: Link
    12 December 2022
    Title: Understanding human endometrial remodeling to improve IVF outcomes
    Presenter:  Prof Guiying Nie
    School of Health and Biomedical Sciences, RMIT University
  • 2023 Recordings
    30 January 2023
    Title: Exploring the lived experiences of individuals and couples accessing Pre-Implantation Genetic Testing for Monogenic conditions (PGT-M)
    Presenter: Alice Poulton
    Recording: Link
    2 February 2023
    Title: PhD Confirmation Seminar: Genomic characterisation of normal and abnormal endometrium
    Presenter: Jessica Chung
    Recording: Link
    2 February 2023
    Title: Contemporary Ethical Issues in Reproductive Medicine
    Presenter: A/Prof Alex Polyakov
    Recording: Link
    3 February 2023
    Title: What size is healthy? Defining abnormal fetal and infant size in pregnancy.
    Presenter: Dr Natasha Pritchard
    Recording: Link
    6 February 2023
    Title: Optimising abortion care: Perspectives of care providers and community stakeholders
    Presenter: Kate Chaouki
    Recording: Link
    13 February 2023
    Presenter:Alexandra Roddy Mitchell
    Title: PhD progress seminar: Mental Health in the Perinatal Period
    Recording: Link 
    14 February 2023
    Title: PhD confirmation - Molecular dysregulation of stem cell markers in
    placental insufficiency pathogenesis
    Presenter:  Georgia Wong
    Recording: Link
    20 February 2023
    Title: Investigating the basis of antibiotic resistance in Mycoplasma genitalium
    Presenter: Teck-Phui Chua
    Recording: Link
    27 February 2023
    Title: High flow humidified nasal oxygen in pregnant people
    Presenter: Dr Patrick Tan
    Recording: Link
    6 March 2023
    Title: Fertility Preservation for Children and Young Adults with Cancer
    Presenter: A/Prof Mary Morris, Harvard USA
    Recording: Link
    13 March 2023
    Title: Can anti-cancer therapies damage the uterus and compromise pregnancy success?
    Presenter: Dr Meaghan Griffiths
    Recording: Link
    14 March 2023
    Title: The function of SPINT molecules in placental development and insufficiency
    Presenter: Ciara Murphy
    Recording: Link
    27 March 2023
    Title: Developing innovative models for the examination of vascular adaptations and dysfunction in pregnancy
    Presenter: Bianca Fato
    Recording Link
    3 April 2023
    Title: FcRL3, named MAIA, is newly identified ligand for human sperm-oocyte membrane binding and fusion
    Presenter: A/Prof. Katerina Komrskova, Hudson Institute of Medical Research & Institute of Biotechnology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, BIOCEV Czech Republic
    Recording Link
    1 May 2023
    Title: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: An Evolutionary Adaptation to Lifestyle and the Environment
    Presenter: Dr Jim Parker
    Recording: Link
    22 May 2023
    Title: End-to-end approach to developing new maternal medicines: findings from the Accelerating Innovation for Mothers project
    Presenter: Dr Annie McDougall
    Recording: Link
    29 May 2023
    Title: Special Studies Program Seminar
    Presenter: Prof Martha Hickey
    Recording: Link
    16 June 2023
    Title: Addressing under-represented cohorts in neonatal clinical trials
    Presenter: Dr Stacey Peart
    Recording: Link
    26 June 2023
    Title: Conservative therapies in the management of endometriosis-associated pelvic pain
    Presenter: A/Prof Helena Frawley
    Recording: Link
    10 July 2023
    Title: Novel therapeutics for the prevention of preterm birth
    Presenter: Bridget Arman
    Recording: Link
    17 July 2023
    Title: Undertaking co-designed and community-led cohort studies with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
    Presenter: A/Prof Kym Rae
    Recording: Link
    24 July 2023
    Title: The epididymis: balancing the burden & responsibility of fertility
    Presenter: Dr David Skerrett-Byrne
    Recording: Link
    31 July 2023
    Title: Sonographic assessment of lung volume in newborn infants
    Presenter: Dr Arun Sett
    Recording: Link
    7 August 2023
    Title: Menstrual Needs Study: Exploring the Physical, psychological, social, and Medical Needs of Young Women with heavy menstrual bleeding and Pain.
    Presenter: Shiva Pourali
    Recording: Link
    21 August 2023
    Title: Antenatal Corticosteroid Therapy: A History and Update
    Presenter: Dr Sean Carter
    Recording : Link
    28 August 2023Title: OBESO Perinatal Cohort. The First 2000 Days of Life
    Presenter: Dr Guadalupe Estrada GutiƩrrez
    Recording : Link
    1 September 2023
    Title: Nutrient Transport in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Obesity
    Presenter: Polin Haghvirdizadeh
    Recording: Link
    4 September 2023
    Title: Regulatory T cell dysfunction in early pregnancy failure
    Presenter: Dr Kerrie Foyle
    Recording: Link
    11 September 2023
    Title: HMRI Infertility and Reproduction Research Program and School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle
    Presenter: Dr John Schjenken
    Recording: Link
    18 September 2023
    Presenter : Rose Freemantle
    Title : Purinergic Signalling in the Placenta
    Presenter : Chloe Miles
    Title : Characterising complement effector levels in the placenta and examining the effects of eculizumab in mitigating placental dysfunction in preeclampsia
    Recording: Link
    25 September 2023
    Title: Interior Architectural Designer, Access Consultant
    Presenter:  Ilianna Ginnis
    Recording: Link
    9 October 2023
    Title: Transgender Health and Reproductive Health; one and the same?
    Presenter: A/Prof Ada Cheung
    Recording: Link
    23 October 2023
    Title: The most impactful symptom: A new measure of endometriosis
    Presenter: Alice Mitchell
    Recording: Link
    30 October 2023
    Title: Understanding the mechanisms of HPV-negative cervical cancer and discovering biomarkers of anogenital cancer in Australian women - PhD Progress Seminar
    Presenter: Windy Huang
    Recording: Link
    6 November 2023
    Title: Investigating subtypes of placental dysfunction and assessing the impact of maternal exposure to pollution on pregnancy outcomes
    Presenter: Dr Kirsty Vincent
    Recording: Link
    13 November 2023
    Title: The Hidden Ingredient: Investigating the effects of ubiquitous molybdenum in placental physiology
    Presenter: Vladimira Vladimirova
    Recording: Link
    20 November 2023
    Title: PhD Progress Seminar
    Presenter: Jess Atkinson
    Recording: Link
    23 November 2023
    Title: Evaluation of uterine function for reproduction
    Presenter: Dr Genia Rozen
    Recording: Link