Dr Clint Gray, Chief Scientist BSc (Hon), PhD

Dr Gray has a PhD in Translational Physiology from the University of Nottingham, UK. He held a five-year fellowship at the Liggins Institute, University of Auckland, and a further five years as Senior Research Fellow of Paediatrics and Child Health at the University of Otago, where he still holds a position as Honorary Fellow of Paediatrics. Over the past 10 years Dr Gray has published over 50 research articles and secured nearly $4 million in research funding.

Dr Gray’s research interests involve looking at the effects of maternal diet on the uterine environment, blastocyst development, preterm birth, and offspring predisposition to disease. More recently, Dr Gray has been interested in predisposition to childhood cancers and looking at the molecular pathways involved in the progression and the repurposing of drugs to treat such diseases.

Dr Gray firmly believes in collaborative research and currently has collaborations with several universities around the world. He has broad research interests with a strong network of collaborators and is looking forward to continuing and expanding the GMRI’s research programmes. We welcome his leadership and contribution.

Dr Gray is currently supervising two PhD students and one post-doc. He is always interested in hearing from potential Honours, MSc and PhD students. Please contact him directly if you are interested in studying for a PhD/MSc at the GMRI.