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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...

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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...

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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...

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Premature births linked to changes in mother’s bacteria

Leading-edge work by Dr David MacIntyre’s team, funded by Genesis last year, has produced important findings about the causes of preterm birth and potential treatments. A study of hundreds of women, carried out at Imperial College London, found that subtle changes to the bacteria present in the vagina were strongly associated with the mother’s waters...

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#GenesisGirls on their way to Cuba

Good luck to all the fantastic Genesis Girls heading to Cuba  today  to help us fund research into prematurity, stillbirth, PCOS and other conditions affecting women's health. Without your help ladies woudl would nto be able to fund research like Dr. MacIntyre's research into cervical microbiome

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Robert Winston on The Late Late Show with James Corden

For all those of you who missed our chairman, Professor Robert Winston on The Late Late Night Show with James Corden last night (or this morning if you were in the UK), despair not. We have the video! Enjoy Professor Winston talking about his most recent book My Amazing Body Machine: A colourful visual guide to...

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