#85 Developmental Origins of Health and Disease with Professor Craig Pennell


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Professor Craig Pennell is Chair in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Professor in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of Newcastle (John Hunter Hospital). He is also a senior researcher at Hunter Medical Research Institute HMRI in the Mothers and Babies Research Centre within the Priority Research Centre in Reproductive Health and Chair of the National Scientific Advisory Group of Red Nose. His research can best be categorised into personalised medicine in perinatal health and the developmental origins of health and disease. His research is focussed on the use of genetics and genomics to predict and prevent preterm birth and non-communicable diseases. Over his research career, he has written more than 200 papers with 4 in Nature, 19 in Nature Genetics and 5 in Nature Communications.

Today we discuss the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD).

Further resources:

  1. https://dohadsoc.org/
  2. DOHaD 2019 conference October 20-23 Melbourne = https://dohadsoc.org/dohad-world-congress/
  3. Patients: https://thousanddays.org
  4. www.telethonkids.org.au
  5. https://www.telethonkids.org.au/information-for/parents-and-families/

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