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Dr. Bianchi
Diana W. Bianchi, M.D.

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May 31, 2022

Visualizing The Placenta, a Critical but Poorly Understood Organ

The placenta supports pregnancy and influences the lifelong health of both mother and child. Yet it is the least understood, and least studied, of all human organs. In a guest post for the NIH Director’s Blog, Dr. Bianchi discusses work from NICHD’s Human Placenta Project to understand how the placenta functions in real time during pregnancy.

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