Professor of Women’s Health Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, & Director of Research, Royal Women's Hospital, University of Melbourne
Professor Peter Rogers is the Professor of Women’s Health Research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at University of Melbourne. He also holds an appointment as the Director of Research at the Royal Women's Hospital, and serves on the Board of the Jean Hailes Foundation.
His lab is situated in the research precinct of the Royal Women’s Hospital with 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. Peter also runs a program investigating the application of synchrotron generated micro beam x-rays for tumour radiotherapy.
Sep 09, 2018 20:38 pm UTC| Health
Between 1% and 10% of Australian women have endometriosis, a condition where the tissue that normally lines the uterus, the endometrium, grows outside the womb. These days, incisions for endometriosis surgery are...