DR Sarah Carson

DR Sarah Carson


  • Gynaecological complications (Endometriosis)
  • Gynaecological complications (Uterine fibroids)
  • Pregnancy complications (Preterm labour)
  • Reproduction (Follistatin)



  • Dr Sarah Holdsworth-Carson is a University of Melbourne Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Gynaecology Research Centre at the Royal Women’s Hospital. Awarded her PhD in 2011 from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Melbourne, Dr Holdsworth-Carson’s research activities focus primarily on endometriosis; a common gynaecological disorder that affects as many as one in 10 reproductive-aged women. Dr Holdsworth-Carson currently undertakes research investigating the genetic influences that increase a woman’s risk in developing endometriosis and studies examining the metabolic profiles of women with endometriosis.   


Member of

  • Endometriosis Association (Qld) Inc. General 2012 -
  • Society for Reproductive Biology (SRB). General 2011 -
  • Endocrine Society of Australia (ESA). General 2016 - 2010
  • Australian and NZ Placental Research Association (ANZPRA). General 2006 - 2010


Selected publications


Additional Grant Information

  • 2009 Endocrine Society of Australia (ESA) travel award, $250

    2008 Harold Mitchell Foundation 2008 travel fellowship, $5000

    2007 Medical Research Foundation for Women and Babies, $28,000


Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2011
  • BSc Hon, Victoria University of Technology 2002
  • BS, Victoria University of Technology 2001



Available for supervision

  • Y