EGA Institute for Women's Health


Key Publications

Tensile strain increased COX-2 expression and PGE2 release leading to weakening of the human amniotic membrane.

Bipasha Chowdhury, Anna L David, Chris Thrasivoulou , David L Becker, Dan L Bader, Tina Tanveer Chowdhury. Placenta under revision

Duley L, Uhm S, Oliver S on behalf of Preterm Birth Priority Setting Partnership Steering Group. Top 15 UK research priorities for preterm birth. Lancet 2014;383:2041-2042.

MacIntyre DA, Lee YS, Migale R, Herbert BR, Waddington SN, Peebles D, Hagberg H, Johnson MR, Bennett PR. Activator protein 1 is a key terminal mediator of inflammation-induced preterm labor in mice. FASEB J. 2014;28(5):2358-68

Castanon A, Brocklehurst P, Evans H, Peebles D, Singh N, Walker P, Patnick J, Sasieni P; for the PaCT Study Group. (2012) Risk of preterm birth after treatment for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia among women attending colposcopy in England: retrospective-prospective cohort study. BMJ;345:e5174.

Azizia M, Lloyd J, Allen M, Klein N, Peebles D.(2012) Immune status in very preterm neonates. Pediatrics;129(4): e967-74

Jones HE, Harris KA, Azizia M, Bank L, Carpenter B, Hartley JC, Klein N, Peebles D. (2009) Differing prevalence and diversity of bacterial species in fetal membranes from very preterm and term labor. PloS One; 4:e8205

Lloyd J, Allen M, Azizia M, Klein N, Peebles D. (2007) Monocyte MHC Class II Expression in Term and Preterm Labor. Obstet Gynecol; 110: 1335-1342

“Inflammation and pregnancy”, co-editor with L Myatt. Publ: Informa Healthcare, London UK. 2006.

Peebles DM. Management of preterm premature ruptured membranes (2005). In Preterm Delivery: Managing risk in clinical practice. Eds J.Norman, IA Greer. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK