Karen Simmer

The University of Western Australia

Prof Simmer is co-Director of the Preterm CRE and has research interests in neonatal nutrition, inflammation and infection. She has an international reputation in the areas of human milk, long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and preterm nutrition. Prof Simmer established the Human Milk Bank in WA which was awarded the Premier’s prize for outstanding contribution to the community of Western Australia in 2008.