Mary Herbert

Mary Herbert

Professor Reproductive Biology at Newcastle University, UK


Mary Herbert is Professor of Reproductive Biology at Newcastle University, UK. She is also an Honorary Consultant Clinical Embryologist at Newcastle Fertility Centre. She leads a team of clinical and research scientists working side by side on a program of basic and clinical research. Her group’s research is currently focused on (i) Developing IVF-based techniques to prevent transmission of mitochondrial DNA disease (ii) Understanding the molecular basis for female age-related infertility. Wellcome Trust Centre for Mitochondrial Research, Newcastle Fertility Centre, Institute of Genetic Medicine, Biomedicine West Wing, Centre for Life, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne.