Post Archive by Month: 3 months

Professor Lesley Regan named President of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

We’d like to wish our Scientific Committee member, Professor Lesley Regan, a huge Genesis Research Trust congratulations. Today, Lesley has been named President of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, she’ll be the first female president in 64 years. Lesley was the Vice-President of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists and Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at St Mary’s

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I’m 90% bacteria?

Tuesday night in London, the team at Genesis Research Trust had a scientific education. We attended Pint of Science at the Tamesis Dock along the Thames. Our researcher Dr David MacIntyre alongside Imperial College’s Professor Waljit Dhillo took the audience on a journey through their research. Professor Dhillo spoke on his research into the hormone Kisspeptin, which is the hormone

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Fancy a Pint of Science and a packet of crisps?

One of our researcher, Dr David MacIntyre, will be speaking at one of the amazing Pint of Science events, this coming Tuesday 24th May. David’s topic will be; Bugging Mum: The role of bacteria in pregnancy. The event combines scientific debate with everyone’s favourite setting… the pub. David’s topic covers the many spectrums of how the human body has a

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#Challenge58 update

Our 23 ladies, patron Fern Britton and sports presenter Bryn Lucas have cycled 258 miles around the Scottish Highlands. They’ve tackled some dizzying heights and hills throughout this challenge, today in particular the team are cycling the longest stint of their challenge, a whopping 84 miles which for the vast majority is uphill. We also have reports of the weather

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Technology helps calm prem babies

Samsung have developed a new app that will allow mothers and premature babies to connect whilst the baby is inside an incubator. Their “Voices of Life” application works by capturing the sound of the mother’s voice and heartbeat, which is then, transmitted inside the incubator. The maternal sounds being transmitted have been shown to aid healthy brain development and can

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#Challenge58 starting on Monday

On the 9th May, 23 brave bonnie lasses alongside our patron Fern Britton and sports presenter Bryn Lucas, will don their bikes and helmets and ride 360 miles across the Scottish Highlands in aid of Genesis Research Trust. The six day route will be spectacular, with ascents of around 7,500 metres and unpredictable weather conditions will certainly test their endurance.

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