Professor Peter A.W. Rogers PhD, BSc
Professor Peter Rogers is the Deputy Director of the Women's Gynaecology Research Centre, Research Director at the Women’s 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. Peter also runs a program investigating the application of synchrotron generated micro beam x-rays for tumour radiotherapy.
Professor Rogers has published more than 225 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.