Principle Investigator, Guangzhou Institute of Pediatrics,
Guangzhou Women and Children’s Medical Center
Gendie Lash is a Principle Investigator in the Guangzhou Institute of Pediatrics, Guangzhou Women and Children’s Medical Center. She graduated from the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand with a BSc (Hons) and PhD. She then worked as a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Nottingham, UK, Queen’s University, Canada and Newcastle University, UK. She was also a lecturer at Newcastle University before moving to Guangzhou in July 2015. Her research program focuses on development and remodeling of the uterine spiral arteries and how failures in these processes impact on women’s reproductive health. In addition, she also studies regulators of cancer metastasis and angiogenesis.
She has published over 100 papers and book chapters, including approximately 70 original articles, the others being review articles, workshop reports, editorials and book chapters. She is the Editor of Trophoblast Research (supplement to Placenta) and serves on the Editorial Boards of Journal of Reproductive Immunology and Scientific Reports. She reviews for a wide range of journals and grant funding bodies. In China her funding comes from the NFSC and Guangzhou City Science and Technology Fund.