Elizabeth Gardiner

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    Monash University

Dr Elizabeth Gardiner is an NHMRC Senior Research Fellow in the Australian Centre for Blood Diseases. She has published more than 90 peer-reviewed research papers, commentaries and reviews in the area of platelet biochemistry and platelet function, particularly relevant to thrombosis and bleeding in patients. She identified a novel mechanism for shedding of vascular receptors triggered by shear stress, enabling new capabilities in diagnostic and therapeutic reagent development. She is a current co-chair of the International Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis Scientific Subcommittee for Vascular Biology and is the immediate past Treasurer of the Australian Vascular Biology Society. She is a Principal Editor of the journal Platelets.