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Dr Emily Camm

Postdoctoral Associate
Research Associate
Physiology, Development and Neuroscience

"My research involves investigating the effects of adverse prenatal conditions, such as hypoxia and undernutrition, on the structure and function of the brain, heart and placenta."

Academic interests

Emily Camm's research interests include:

  • The potential mechanisms that may underlie the programming of neurological disorders and cardiovascular dysfunction, with the aim of developing novel clinical interventions to treat both the mother and baby
  • Factors that regulate brain development, with a focus on understanding the causes and consequences of compromised pregnancies on cerebral development and long term health.

Degrees obtained

  • BSc University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • BSc (Hons) Monash University, Australia.
  • PhD Monash University, Australia.

Awards and prizes

  • Pfizer-SRI President's Presenter Award (Society for Reproductive Investigation, San Francisco).
  • Returning Carers Scheme Grant (University of Cambridge).
  • Post-Doctoral Investigators Award (Fetal and Neonatal Physiological Society, Puerto Varas).
  • Postgraduate Publications Award (Monash University).
  • Goddard Prize for Best Student Presentation (Neural Mechanisms of Learning and Memory Symposium, Queenstown).
  • Radiometer Student Prize for Best Oral Presentation (Fetal and Neonatal Workshop, Canberra).
  • Young Investigators Award (Fetal and Neonatal Physiological Society, Southampton).

Other interests

Photography, life drawing, and travelling.

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