Seminar at ISA in Cork 2017

The International Stillbirth Alliance Conference 2017 (ISA) was for the first time held in Ireland at the University College Cork (UCC) from 22nd to 24th September 2017. Over 380 delegates from all over the world participated in this conference aiming at challenging healthcare professionals to constantly strive for excellence in stillbirth awareness, research and bereavement…

Prof Louise Kenny short listed for the Irish Tatler Women of the Year Awards

IMPROvED Coordinator Prof Louise Kenny has been short listed for the Irish Tatler Women of the Year Awards 2015. Congratulation! The  Awards are designed to recognise women whose successes have gained public praise together with those women who have tirelessly worked to improve the lives of others. Lifetime achievement is also recognised in the Hall…

SCOPE study links antenatal depression with preeclampsia and SGA in obese women

Based on the findings of the SCOPE study (Screening for Pregnancy Endpoints), predecessor of IMPROvED, researchers were able to make the link between antenatal depression and preeclampsia and SGA in obese women.  Stress and mental disorders during pregnancy have been associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes; however little is known about how psychological factors interact with…

IMPROvED Team in Stockholm

Karolinska Institutes hosted this year’s annual consortium meeting 11-12 May 2015 in Stockholm, Sweden. Over the two days, top-class obstetric clinicians, midwives, scientists and industry partners from 8 European countries met to discuss the progress and the challenges in IMPROvED.

IMPROvED Team in Stockholm

Karolinska Institutes hosted this year’s annual consortium meeting 11-12 May 2015 in Stockholm, Sweden. Over the two days, top-class obstetric clinicians, midwives, scientists and industry partners from 8 European countries met to discuss the progress and the challenges in IMPROvED.

Pre-eclampsia episode on Science Squad with Prof. Kenny

Science Squad, an innovative popular science and technology TV series on Irish national television channel RTE One, meets Professor Louse Kenny to explain pre-eclampsia and to take a look at the potentially groundbreaking research currently under way within the framework of the IMPROvED Study. Watch the video: https://vimeo.com/114021234