Prof Shaun Brennecke

Prof Brennecke occupies the University of Melbourne Dunbar Hooper Chair of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Royal Women’s Hospital in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

He is also the Director of the Department of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Head of the Pregnancy Research Centre at the Hospital.

Prof Brennecke’s research interests focus on Maternal-Fetal Medicine, especially preeclampsia, fetal growth restriction, placental function, preterm labour, reproductive tissue stem cells, miscarriage, the endocrinology of human pregnancy and parturition, the assessment of fetal welfare, and factors influencing maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality. 

To date, he has published over 250 research papers on these topics.