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Erasmus MC. Department of Obstetrics and Gynacology

Rotterdam, The Netherlands Main placenta-related topics: I have a broad training as a general obstetrician, which was followed by specialization in perinatal medicine. I have extensive and broad experience in the performance and interpretation of US scanning. From 2013 on … Continue reading

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November 23rd – 25th 2022 The 18th European Placenta Group and IFPA regional meeting took place in-person on the INRAE campus of Jouy en Josas, France, and as online event. EPG gathers scientists working on all aspects of mammalian placentas, in humans and animals. Major … Continue reading

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Particles@Barriers lab

Department Materials meet Life, Empa, St.Gallen, Switzerland Empa – Particles-Biology Interactions – Particlesatbarrier Main placenta-related topics: the placenta). In particular, we are interested in the correlation of physicochemical particle properties with barrier uptake and translocation and their biological effects. To achieve results of high predictive … Continue reading

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IFPA-EPG president and EPG-Placenta editor

alphabetic order Pascale Chavatte-Palmer Pascale Chavatte-Palmer graduated as DVM in France in 1989 and specialized in animal reproduction in UK, USA and France, with a research focus in placental and perinatal development in horses. In 1999, she joined the Biology of … Continue reading

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EPG Council 2021

Sally Collins Prof. Sally L. Collins is a Consultant Obstetrician subspecializing in Feto-Maternal Medicine at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, an Associate Professor in the Nuffield Department of Women’s and Reproductive Health, University of Oxford and the Medical lead … Continue reading

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Research Centre for Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo Oslo PregnancyBiobank – Oslo universitetssykehus ( Main placenta-related topics: Oslo Pregnancy Biobank has since 2001 recruited women  during pregnancy/delivery (incl. placenta and decidual tissue collection) and 1-8 years after their index pregnancy. Our long term goal is to … Continue reading

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BREED – Biology of Reproduction, Environment, Epigenetics and Development

The BREED unit is a large research unit (>90 people) gathering researchers specializing in biomedical, veterinary and fundamental fields. It is primarily attached to the National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment (INRAE) but also to Paris-Saclay university (UPSAY), Versailles-Saint Quentin … Continue reading

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Placenta groups

EPG gathers many groups working in research or in clinics or both, on human placenta but also on various animal and cellular models. The placenta of domestic and wild animals is also studied, both for veterinary purposes and to understand … Continue reading

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Placenta Lab

Department of Obstetrics, Jena University Hospital, Germany Main Placenta-Related Topics: We are a group of international scientists with diverse backgrounds and interests who perform research in several areas of human reproduction and pregnancy. Four group leaders and their teams … Continue reading

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Reproductive Biology Laboratory, Amsterdam UMC, Netherlands

Main placenta-related topics: The research of our team focusses on the functional genomics and epigenetics of proper placental development during pregnancy as this is critical for the delivery of a healthy baby. We use human models systems (trophoblast stem cells, … Continue reading

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