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New Position: Events Manager

Salary: £26,000 – £30,000 pro rata Location: Hammersmith Hospital Work pattern: Part-time, 2 or 3 days Genesis Research Trust is looking to recruit an Events Manager to work on the organisation and running of post-graduate medical conferences. These courses are largely focused on the health of women and children, helping doctors and allied health professionals stay abreast of the latest

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New Position: Events Administrator

Salary: £20,000 – £22,000 Location: Hammersmith Hospital Work pattern: Full-time Genesis Research Trust is looking to recruit an Events Administrator to join our small team delivering medical courses and conferences. About Us Genesis Research Trust (GRT) is a charity that funds research into women’s and reproductive health. It has a close association with Imperial College London.  The Symposium Office is

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Celebrating women

Written by: Lynn Sykes Thursday 8th March marks International Women’s day, which provides an opportunity to highlight the diverse roles and achievements of women throughout society. As a specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and a clinical researcher focused on understanding the causes of preterm birth, I am continually reminded of the resolve, courage and adaptability of women as they move

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Lynn Sykes

Dr Lynne Sykes is an NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer at the Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Imperial College London. She also holds an honorary contract at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust where she looks after women at high risk of preterm labour. Her main research interest is in the role of inflammation/infection in spontaneous preterm labour and the adverse effects

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Thank You Card to our research participants

Written by: Hanine Fourie On International Women’s Day, a Thank You Card to our research participants My name is Hanine and I am a doctor specialising in women’s health. Working alongside other researchers within this field, under the supervision of Professor Tom Bourne at Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea Hospital, we aim to better understand and care for women with early

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Hanine Fourie

Hanine Fourie is a specialist registrar in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She currently works as a Clinical Research Fellow in Early Pregnancy at Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Hospital. She recruits women to the Early Pregnancy and short and long term Outcomes Study (EPOS) where she performs serial ultrasound assessments of pregnancies in the first trimester. She assists with the organisation of

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#PressforProgress

Written by: Julia Margo, CEO of Genesis Research Trust This year marks the 40th anniversary of the first IVF baby. Since then, so many critical breakthroughs have been delivered in reproductive biology and healthcare that the treatment portfolio would be totally unrecognisable to a patient in the 1970s: many more families have been able to deliver healthy babies thanks to these

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Julia Margo

Julia Margo became CEO of the Genesis Research Trust in September 2017, joining from the Family and Childcare Trust where she had been CEO since July 2015. Previously Julia was the Director of Consumer Insight at Which?, leading on economic analysis, public services and consumer policy for the business. Prior to this she spent 10 years in think tanks, five

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Idrees – Abu’s story

Written by: Abu Saleh “Einstein is reported to have said “There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle”. Having held my son (Idrees) only once before he passed away, this has galvanised my belief in miracles. There are virtually infinite reasons to wake up

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