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Centre for Trophoblast Research


CTR Seminar Series

2021 Zoom Talks


Wednesday 24th February at 16.00h

Placental kisspeptin: a novel role in the pregnant pancreatic islet

Dr James Bowe, Senior Lecturer in Physiology, Department of Diabetes, Kings College

Host: Bill Colledge


Wednesday 17th March at 16.00h

A new mechanism of fetomaternal tolerance

Prof. Adrian Erlebacher, Department of Laboratory Medicine, UCSF

Host: Francesco Colucci


Wednesday 19th May at 16.00h

Novel roles for phospholipids in placental function and fetal growth

Prof. Theresa Powell, Department of Paediatrics, Neonatology, University of Colorado

Host: Kathy Niakan


Wednesday 23rd June at 16.00h

Placenta Growth Factor: Diagnostic and Management Implications in High-Risk Obstetrics

Dr John Kingdom, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto

Host: Gordon Smith



Please contact if you would like to organise a 30min meeting with the speakers after the seminar