Karen E Chapman The Joint Annual Scientific Meetings of the Endocrine Society of Australia and the Society for Reproductive Biology 2017

Karen E Chapman

Karen Chapman is Professor of Molecular Endocrinology in the Centre for Cardiovascular Science at the University of Edinburgh and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Western Australia. She joined the University of Edinburgh in 1991 from the MRC Brain Metabolism Unit in Edinburgh. Prior to that, she was supported by postdoctoral fellowships at Harvard University. She was awarded her PhD from the University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. Her research is focussed on the actions of glucocorticoids, a class of steroid hormone with critical roles in stress, inflammation and fetal maturation. Her current research is focussed on the role of glucocorticoids in maturation of the fetal and neonatal cardiovascular system. She is a member of the UK Society for Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society of Australia and holds several Editorial positions. She has been a keen advocate of mentoring, postgraduate education and equality and diversity throughout her career.

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