Dr Loretta Chin

NHMRC Postdoctoral Research Officer (A)

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Dr Loretta Chin is a postdoctoral research officer within the Reproductive Immunology laboratory at The University of Adelaide’s, Robinson Research Institute. Since completing her PhD at The University of Adelaide in 2014, under the supervision of Professors Sarah Robertson and Jeremy Thompson, focusing on the impact of an inflammatory peri-conceptual environment on the developing embryo, Loretta has continued her postdoctoral training within the Robertson laboratory where she now investigates immune pathways as potential targets to prevent inflammation and infection induced preterm birth. Her recent work has identified the TLR4 pathway as being critical in controlling the inflammatory activation that precedes preterm and normal term delivery.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2014 - ongoing Postdoctoral Research Officer University of Adelaide
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    Malay Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2014 University of Adelaide Adelaide PhD
    2008 University of Adelaide Adelaide B. Sc. (Hons)
    2007 University of Adelaide Adelaide B.Sc. (Biotechnology)
  • Position: NHMRC Postdoctoral Research Officer (A)
  • Phone: 83137715
  • Email: loretta.chin@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences, floor 6
  • Org Unit: Medical Sciences

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