Jeffrey Keelan

The University of Western Australia, Australia


Jeffrey Keelan obtained his Ph.D. degree in obstetrics and gynecology from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, in 1994, and served as a Senior Lecturer in pharmacology and clinical pharmacology at the same university from 2001 to 2007. He presently works as a Principal Research Fellow/Professor at the University of Western Australia and the Head of the Women and Infants Health Research Laboratories at King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH), Perth, WA. He serves as a Member of Faculty 1000, the past President of the Australian and New Zealand Placental Research Association (ANZPRA), an Associate Editor of Reproduction Fertility and Development (RFD), and on the Editorial Board of Trophoblast Research. He works as an Active Member of the SGI, IFPA, SRB, PSANZ, and ANZPRA and as the Director of the Women and Newborn Health Research Network (KEMH). He was named the Fellow of the SRB in 2011. He has published widely on the role of intrauterine infection and preterm labor and the use of anti-inflammatory drugs in pregnancy. He also has an active research program in placental drug transport and ABC transporters, lipid/sphingolipid mediators in pregnancy, and trophoblast differentiation and apoptosis. He has published over100 articles/chapters which have been cited almost 3000 times and has an h-index of 31.

Biography Updated on 31 January 2012

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