Andrea Harrington

Dr Andrea Harrington

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


Dr. Harrington is a committed laboratory based scientist undertaking research aimed at understanding how the nervous system controls the function of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and its role in GI dysfunction. After completing her PhD 2008 in Melbourne, Dr. Harrington moved to Adelaide to join a team of international reputable leaders in the field of GI sensory signalling at the Nerve-Gut Research Laboratory (NGL), Disc. of Medicine. Here Dr. Harrington is using multiple tools in molecular biology and integrative physiology to understand the spinal pathways processing visceral pain and various mechanisms regulating visceral mechanosensation and pain signalling. She is an expert in immunohistochemistry and microscopy.

Research Funding
Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Research Award (2013-2017)

  • Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • Phone: 81284831
  • Email: andrea.harrington@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace West
  • Building: SAHMRI, floor 7
  • Org Unit: Medical Specialties

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