26 January 2015: International Women’s Day Week at UCL
What are the most important issues facing women in today's world? More...
12 January 2015: Warning over false claims for "designer vagina" surgery
Professor Sarah Creighton (Consultant Gynaecologist, UCLH/IfWH Reproductive Health) has warned that girls and young women are being lured into having damaging “designer vagina” surgery by advertising which falsely claims it will improve their sex lives. .... read the article in the London Evening Standard (7 Jan 2015).
12 January 2015: Fertility 2015
Fertility 2015 was held in Birmingham on 7-9 January. This is a joint meeting between the British Fertility Society, Association of Clinical Embryologist and the Society for Reproduction and Fertility. Joyce Harper is a member of the British Fertility Society Executive and chaired a session at the meeting. Many of our alumni presented oral and poster presentations. Dagan Wells (PhD student) gave three talks on PGD by karyomapping and PGS, Elpida Fragouli (MSc and PhD student) gave a talk on mitochondrial DNA in predicting implantation potential, Amy Barrie (MSc student) talked on time lapse algorithms and Natalie Getreu talked on freezing ovarian tissue. Posters were presented by Dagan on mass spectrometry of blastocoels, Elpida on cytogenetic analysis of blastocysts, Amy on EmbryoGlue, Anastasia Mania (MSc student) on estrogen levels and the outcome of FET cycles, Lucy Papaioannou (MSc student) on an algorithm for time lapse.
9 January 2015: Lunch Hour Lecture - Anna David
The failure of a baby to grow normally in the womb is a common pregnancy complication. Read more
7 January 2015: UCLH Early Fetal Echocardiography Course
Early Fetal Echocardiography is a course about the future of ultrasound and fetal medicine. Led by an expert multidisciplinary faculty, we would like to demonstrate that the future is already here, and that everybody can learn how to detect congenital heart defects at the time of the 11-13 weeks scan. More...
10 December 2014: Maternal deaths rates falling
10 December 2014: GLOW 2015
5 December 2014: Joyce Harper BBC radio interview
28 October 2014: Scientists identify potential cause for 40% of pre-term births
27 October 2014: Education domain showcase invitation
9 October 2014: “most important breast cancer findings in 2014”:
8 October 2014: Premature Babies: how 24 week old babies are now able to survive
6 October 2014: “Skirt size increase linked to breast cancer risk”.
26 September 2014: UCL Infection, Immunology and Inflammation Symposium 2014
1 July 2014: Born too soon