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WIRF is one of Australia's leading organisations that is dedicated to improving the health of women and infants.

Lucy Furfaro

Lucy Furfaro - Research Fellow

Lucy Furfaro

Research Fellow
  • Dr Lucy Furfaro is a WIRF Research Fellow and Postdoctoral Researcher in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences within UWA's Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

    Her research focuses on the prevention and treatment of bacterial infections during pregnancy, which are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the perinatal period. Lucy leads the Bacteriophage Research Group at UWA, investigating the role of bacteriophages (natural predators of bacteria) as specific therapeutic agents for mothers and babies.
For over 40 years, WIRF has conducted and supported research to improve the health of women and infants.

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