EGA Institute for Women's Health


Collaborators and Funding




Recent Grant Funding 

A Boyle (PI) D Peebles, S Waddington, N Suff, M Hristova, R Karda. Wellbeing of Women Project Grant “Immunomodulatory therapy for vaginal bacterial infection and preterm birth” £197,931 (2021-2023)

D Peebles (PI) S Waddington, N Suff, A Rahim. Action Medical Research/Borne Project Grant “Cervical gene delivery of antimicrobial peptides for the prevention of infection-related preterm birth and subsequent neonatal brain injury” £141,949 (2018-2021)

A David (PI). Rosetrees Trust Project Grant “Role of connexin 43: Putative factor which affects fetal membrane healing and tissue strength” £29,775 (2014-2017)

J Currie (A David primary supervisor). Wellbeing of Women ELS “Do women presenting with abdominal pain and negative urine dipstick tests in pregnancy have subclinical urinary tract infection?” £19,765 (2014-2016)

N Suff (D Peebles primary supervisor). Wellbeing of Women RTF “Augmentation of cervical antimicrobials to prevent preterm labour” £200,000 (2014-2017)

A David (PI). Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital Appeal Trust “Purchase of Olympus CX41 microscope for point-of-care urinalysis in pregnancy” £2,928 (2014)

C James (D Peebles primary supervisor). Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital Appeal Trust “Maternal innate immune genotype and preterm birth risk” £10,000 (2014)

C James (D Peebles Primary Supervisor). BMFMS Bursary “Subclinical urinary tract infection in women at increased risk of Preterm Birth” £4960 (2013)

C James (D Peebles Primary Supervisor). Wellcome Trust / Wellbeing of Women RTF “The role of cervical innate immunity in preterm birth” £278,903 (2011-2015)

N Klein (PI), D Peebles. Action Medical Research “An investigation of the role of maternal immune regulation in bacterial accumulation leading to preterm birth” £119 332 (2011-2013)

J Patnick (PI) D Peebles P Brocklehurst, P Sasieni, A Castanon, N Singh, P Walker. NIHR RfPB “Risk of preterm delivery after excision of the cervical transformation zone” £154,153 (2011-2013)