Gendie Lash was born in New Zealand in 1970. She obtained her B.S. (Hons) (1991) and Ph.D. (1997) degree in biochemistry from the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. She then did Post-Doc jobs in obstetrics and gynaecology, University of Nottingham (1997–1999) and Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada (1999–2002), where she held a Canadian Hypertension Society Post-Doctoral Fellowship. In 2002, Lash moved to Newcastle University, where she started as a Post-Doctoral Fellow, has held a Newcastle University Faculty of Medicine Fellowship, and is currently a Lecturer. Her research has primarily focused on maternal uterine adaptations to early pregnancy, including regulation of trophoblast invasion and spiral artery remodelling. Lash's current research focuses on blood vessel development in the nonpregnant uterus in relation to reproductive disorders such as recurrent miscarriage and menorrhagia.
Biography Updated on 30 March 2011