Human Placenta Project in the News

Selected news items about the Project include the following:

Zika infection during pregnancy may disrupt fetal oxygen supply. NICHD News (Jan. 18, 2018)

Doctors develop new way to use MRI to predict pregnancy complications.  UCLA Newsroom (Dec. 5, 2017)

Noninvasive imaging monitors early human brain development.  Modern Medicine Network (Nov. 14, 2017)

Why Are We So Obsessed With The Placenta?  Huffington Post (Aug. 29, 2017)

Why is one twin smaller than the other? Answer could lie in the placenta.  Science Daily (June 16, 2017)

A Fitbit for Your Placenta.  The Atlantic (Sept. 29, 2016)

Studies Shine Light on Mysterious Placenta, How it goes Awry.  Associated Press (Aug. 11, 2016)

The Mystery of Zika's Path to the Placenta.  The Atlantic (Aug. 18, 2016)

The Placenta: A Mysterious Organ.  ASBMB Today (Feb. 2016)

The Promise of the Human Placenta Project.  The Scientific Parent (Nov. 4, 2015)

New Ways to Monitor Pregnancy in Real Time.  The Wall Street Journal (Nov. 2, 2015)

VCU Receives $4.2 Million Grant to Study Placental Function in Pregnant Women.  Virginia Commonwealth University (Oct. 29, 2015)

Peering Into The Placenta, 'Least Understood' And Respected Of Human Organs.  WBUR (Oct. 16, 2015)

Bringing New Life into Research on the Placenta.  Western University (Oct. 2015)

What Does the Human Placenta Project Mean for Obstetrics Care?  Ob.Gyn. News (Sept. 30, 2015)

Maternal-infant Health Research Will Bring Placenta into View.  Boston Children's Hospital (Sept. 30, 2015)

USF Health Gets Big Dollars To Study the 'Rodney Dangerfield' of Organs.  Tampa Bay Business Journal (Sept. 29, 2015)

NIH Invests $46 Million in Technologies to Monitor Placental Health. NICHD (Sept. 28, 2015)

The Prescient Placenta.  The Scientist (Aug. 1, 2015)

Getting to Grips with the Placenta's Real Health Benefits.  New Scientist (Apr. 25, 2015)

NIH Sets Aside More than $40 Million for Study of Human Placenta.  Science (Feb. 27, 2015)

NIH Invests US$41.5 Million in Placenta Research.  Nature (Feb. 27, 2015)

NIH Announces $41.5 Million in Funding for the Human Placenta Project. NICHD (Feb. 26, 2015)

Scientists' New 'Human Placenta Project' Aims to Improve Health of Moms and Their Children.  The Huffington Post (Dec. 5, 2014)

The Human Placenta Project.  Chemical & Engineering News (Aug. 11, 2014)

The Mysterious Tree of a Newborn's Life: The Push to Understand the Placenta.  The New York Times (July 14, 2014)

NICHD Launches Human Placenta Project. NIH Record (July 4, 2014)

Gearing Up for a Closer Look at the Human Placenta.  Science (June 6, 2014)

New 'Placenta Project' Could Yield Health Benefits for Children, Pregnant Women, and Adults. NICHD Director's Corner (Mar. 19, 2014)

 

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