Hello and welcome to my website. My name is Dr Judy Ford and I’m here to help you understand and solve health problems that relate to my expertise in human genetics and cell biology. I have expertise in two rather different areas because my laboratory worked with Obstetricians/ Gynecologists on the one hand and with Haematologists/ Oncologists on the other. So my research has focussed on AGE-RELATED HEALTH ISSUES (including CANCER) AND on MISCARRIAGE and INFERTLITY. In this latter area, my goal is to help couples CONCEIVE HEALTHY BABIES NATURALLY.
Many health practitioners specialise in either ‘lifestyle’ or ‘inherited conditions’ but very few consider genes and lifestyle and how these interact? In order to understand HEALTH, OPTIMISE FERTILITY, reduce the rate of AGING, CANCER and many other age-related health issues, we need to appreciate not only how our genes and our lifestyle affect our health but how these are influenced by our age and especially by cell division.
You might not have heard anyone else discuss cell division but this is the critical factor underlying almost all aspects of health and very few practitioners know much about it! You will find, however, that I refer to it quite a bit in my books and talks because problems in cell division underlie ageing, cancer and infertility/miscarriage.
Age, from birth to old age, has a major impact on how our bodies work and so the steps we should take to optimise our health differ at different ages and between males and females. At all ages, we need to work with our ‘current biology’ and when we do this, we can greatly improve our vitality, resilience, and resistance to most common health problems.
Who am I and how can I help?
My name is Dr Judy Ford. I have a PhD in Genetics and have had an interesting journey in my work which I now think of as Human Biology. I started working with human cells in 1973 and soon starting grappling with problems relating to human fertility and cancer. Read more about me and my ‘science journey’ in About Me.
Genes plus lifestyle determine our health & longevity
I am now semi-retired and live in Sydney. I currently write books and give invited talks about my key areas of expertise, which are NATURAL FERTILITY, CANCER PREVENTION and HEALTHY AGEING. I have created online courses on some of these topics (more to come), which together with my books can be accessed from the SHOP on this website. I am also available for Natural Fertility counselling (by individual Zoom sessions) for couples who would like to discover whether their diet and/or lifestyle might be causing their fertility problems? This is a great option even for couples who might go on to have IVF.
I also enjoy writing short articles, creating videos on biological and health topics and working as a LEGAL EXPERT in relevant cases. I love to GIVE TALKS TO LIVE AUDIENCES and would be pleased if you contacted me about the possibility of talking to your organisation or group. See more about these on my SERVICES page.