Stephanie Simonds

Stephanie Simonds, PhD


National Heart Foundation of Australia Postdoctoral


Phone: 61 3 9902 6000

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Dr. Simonds’ research aims to expand our understanding of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases in order to expedite the development of sensitive diagnostic tools and specific pharmaceutical agents. Stephanie takes research from the basic level examining the physiology of disease development, through to discovering targets to treat human diseases. Dr. Simonds is competent in multiple world-leading physiological research techniques, some so technically challenging only a handful of people perform them worldwide. Work performed by Dr. Simonds is at the forefront of biomedical research: she has been published in top-tier journals including Nature, Cell, Cell Metabolism and The Journal of Clinical Investigation. Dr. Simonds has been acknowledged for her bold and innovative research with numerous prestigious awards and she has been an active member of the Victorian Government Science, Medical Research and Technology (SMaRT) ministerial advisory panel.