School of Women's and Infants' Health


Our research into all areas of medicine concerning birth covers a range of topics from prevention of pre-term births to the prediction and prevention of perinatal brain injury.

Specialist areas

  • Fetal medicine and surgery
  • Prevention of pre-term birth
  • Fetal origins of child and adult disease
  • Twin–twin transfusion syndrome
  • Prenatal diagnosis
  • Inflammation-associated preterm labour
  • Anti-inflammatory modalities to prevent preterm labour
  • Fetal membrane apoptosis and premature rupture
  • Placental drug transport
  • Lipid-derived mediators in placental growth and function in pregnancy
  • Fetal health and disease using the Sheep Model
  • Intrapartum care
  • Perinatal genomic and proteomic research with an emphasis on pre-term birth and the developmental origins of adult disease
  • Prediction and prevention of perinatal brain injury



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