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Special AJOG supplement

Nov 18, 2015

October 2015

Oct 01, 2015
Does 2D-Histologic identification of villous types of human placentas at birth enable sensitive and reliable interpretation of 3D structure?

September 2015

Sep 01, 2015
Katie Skeffington, a PhD student with Dino Giussani, won best abstract by an in-training person at the 42nd International Meeting of The Fetal and Neonatal Physiological Society held in Vancouver, Canada, August 9 - 13, 2015.

August 2015

Aug 01, 2015
CTR Members and Researchers at The Babraham Institute, Paulina Latos and Myriam Hemberger (et al) have recently had a paper published in Nature Communications: Fgf and Esrrb integrate epigenetic and transcriptional networks that regulate self-renewal of trophoblast stem cells.

June 2015

Jun 01, 2015
Lecturer in Reproductive Biology and former NGF, Erica Watson, was recently awarded a Lister Research Prize.

May 2015

May 01, 2015
CTR Principal Investigator Francesco Colucci met with great success when he and his team attended NK2015, the 15th Meeting of the Society for Natural Immunity in early May.

April 2015

Apr 01, 2015
Special congratulations are in order for Ulla Sovio and Gordon Smith (et al) who have had their first paper from the Pregnancy Outcome Prediction study (POPs) accepted by The Lancet.

March 2015

Mar 01, 2015
Congratulations again, this time for CTR member Niu Youguo, whose poster, entitled as ‘Effects of Prenatal Hypoxia on Programmed Cardiac and Mitochondrial Function over Ageing’, has been selected for a Best New Investigator Poster Award at the 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting of Society for Reproductive Investigation at San Francisco, March 25-28, 2015.

February 2015

Feb 01, 2015
Francesco Colucci & Jens Kieckbusch have just published their latest journal article (click on title for details): Maternal uterine natural killer cells nurture fetal growth: in medio stat virtus.

January 2015

Jan 01, 2015
Congratulations again, this time for former Next Generation Fellow Miguel Branco, who was named Abcam Scientist of the Month. Do read his interview here!

November 2015

Nov 19, 2015
CTR Members and Babraham Institute Researchers Paulina Latos and Myriam Hemberger have recently had a paper published in Genes & Development.

Mum’s in control – even before you’re born

Feb 29, 2016

Maternal obesity and diabetes in pregnancy result in early overgrowth of the baby in the womb.

Apr 14, 2016
"Given the risk of complications for both mother and child from gestational diabetes, our findings suggest that screening women earlier on in pregnancy may help improve the short and long term outcomes for these women" Dr Ulla Sovio, Cambridge University

Jorge Lopez-Tello, from the Sferruzzi-Perri lab, recently won an Imanova Best Speaker Prize!

Apr 18, 2016

Funding award for CTR Graduate Student Iva Filipovic

Apr 18, 2016

Kathy Niakan, former CTR NGF, named on Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People list

Apr 21, 2016

Mick Elliot's paper on oxidative stress and the evolutionary origins of preeclampsia

Apr 25, 2016
Risk of preeclampsia in humans results from a failure of apes to evolve an epitheliochorial placenta

Wolf Reik co-authors paper reporting a single cell method for parallel sequencing of the transcriptome and methylome

Apr 25, 2016

New publication for Peter Rugg-Gunn!

May 05, 2016

Awardees of the Prestigious Loke New Investigator Award

Sep 22, 2016

Best Oral Presentation at conference by Romina Plitman

Oct 14, 2016

RCOG award for Professor Giussani

Oct 18, 2016
Congratulations to Professor Dino A. Giussani, MA, PhD, ScD, who has been awarded a Fellowship ad eundem from The Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (RCOG)

Former Graduate Student Mary Cleaton's paper is now published in Nature Genetics

Oct 31, 2016
This research showed that a protein (known as DLK1) circulating in the mother’s blood during pregnancy is produced by the foetus and its levels may provide a readout of foetal wellbeing.

CTR member Francesca Gaccioli's Pregnancy Outcome Prediction (POP) paper has been published in Placenta

Nov 01, 2016

Jens Kieckbusch awarded grant from Rosetrees Trust

Feb 10, 2017

PDN Scientists Create Artificial Mouse Embryo from Stem Cells

Mar 09, 2017

Former CTR Student Selma Boulenouar publishes in Immunity

Mar 09, 2017

Viagra can protect the fetal heart

Mar 16, 2017

Prediction of Preeclampsia paper by Ulla Sovio and colleagues

Mar 30, 2017

New Post Doctoral Fellowships offered by EMBL-EBI, the NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre and the University of Cambridge’s School of the Biological Sciences in 2017. Click to see details.

May 04, 2017

Dr Amanda Sferruzzi-Perri awarded grant from the Academy of Medical Sciences Springboard

May 12, 2017