Sean Carter is an Obstetrics & Gynaecology Registrar from Perth, Western Australia currently working at King Edward Memorial Hospital.
Between his clinical duties Sean is involved in research in the prevention of preterm birth with the University of Western Australia’s Medical School, under the supervision of Professor John Newnham and Professor Matthew Kemp.
Sean first became involved in clinical research as a medical student working in UWA’s clinical research facility colloquially known as ‘The Sheep Shed’. At present Sean is involved in a collaborative research project which has been accepted for publication in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
This is a joint project between the University of Western Australia and Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan, investigating the development of an artificial placenta.