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 Dr Helen Barrett

Mater Hospital, Brisbane

Dr Helen Barrett is an Obstetric Physician and Endocrinologist and is Director of Endocrinology at the Mater Hospital, Brisbane. She is also a Senior Research Fellow with Mater Research and holds an NHMRC Early Career Research Fellowship. Dr Barrett has a strong interest in improving the outcomes of complicated pregnancy, with a particular focus on maternal obesity and diabetes in pregnancy. Her current research continues to explore maternal and placental metabolism, with emphasis on the role of the microbiome.