Human Placenta Project in the News

Selected news items about the project include the following:

The human placenta: A short-lived organ, with a long-lasting impact. external link Open Access Government (December 7, 2018)

I lost a baby at 33 weeks—now I'm fighting to spare others the same pain. external link Redbook (June 19, 2018)

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

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

Noninvasive imaging monitors early human brain developmentexternal link Contemporary Pediatrics (November 1, 2017)

Why are we so obsessed with the placenta? external link Huffington Post (August 29, 2017)

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

A Fitbit for your placentaexternal link The Atlantic (September 29, 2016)

Studies shine light on mysterious placenta, how it goes awryexternal link Associated Press (August 11, 2016)

The mystery of Zika's path to the placentaexternal link The Atlantic (August 18, 2016)

The placenta: A mysterious organexternal link ASBMB Today (February 1, 2016)

New ways to monitor pregnancy in real timeexternal link The Wall Street Journal (November 2, 2015)

VCU receives $4.2 million grant to study placental function in pregnant women. external link Virginia Commonwealth University (October 26, 2015)

Peering into the placenta, ”least understood” and respected of human organs. external link WBUR (October 16, 2015)

Bringing new life into research on the placentaexternal link Western University (October 2015)

What does the Human Placenta Project mean for obstetrics care? external link MDedge ObGyn (September 30, 2015)

USF Health gets big dollars to study the “Rodney Dangerfield” of organs. external link Tampa Bay Business Journal (September 29, 2015)

NIH invests $46 million in technologies to monitor placental health. NICHD News (September 28, 2015)

The prescient placentaexternal link The Scientist (August 1, 2015)

Getting to grips with the placenta's real health benefitsexternal link New Scientist (April 22, 2015)

NIH sets aside more than $40 million for study of human placenta. external link Science (February 27, 2015)

NIH Invests US$41.5 million in placenta researchexternal link Nature (February 27, 2015)

NIH announces $41.5 million in funding for the Human Placenta Project. NICHD (February 26, 2015)

Scientists' new 'Human Placenta Project' aims to improve health of moms and their childrenexternal link The Huffington Post (December 5, 2014)

The Human Placenta Project. external link Chemical & Engineering News (August 11, 2014)

The mysterious tree of a newborn's life: The push to understand the placenta. external link The New York Times (July 14, 2014)

NICHD launches Human Placenta Project. (PDF 1.71 MB) NIH Record (July 4, 2014)

Gearing up for a closer look at the human placentaexternal link Science (June 6, 2014)

New 'Placenta Project' could yield health benefits for children, pregnant women, and adults. NICHD Director's Corner (March 19, 2014)


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