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Peculiar placentas and where to find them
Rebecca Wilson (Postdoc, CCHMC)
Perfect first achievement, puzzling plant-food or potential post-pregnancy snack? This will be a journey into the world of everything placenta, to discover not only what makes this organ truly remarkable but also cautiously formidable.
Biotech before you’re born
What if we could fix it before you were born? The placenta is usually discarded after delivery and has no further impact on mom or baby, this makes it an ideal target for therapy during pregnancy. By treating only the placenta and making it more ‘normal’ during pregnancy we may be able to impact its own development and function, which, in turn will impact both fetal growth and development and communication with mom.