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Developmental programming: mechanisms and interventions [ 2015 - 2019 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1078164]

Researchers: Prof Karen Moritz (Principal investigator)

Brief description Disturbances during pregnancy can impact on developmental processes and result in increased risk of disease in later life. This project will examine the impact of perturbations such as maternal stress or alcohol consumption on the development of the placenta and fetal kidney. By gaining an understanding of how these organs are affected by prenatal insults, we are likely to be able to develop more effective intervention strategies to ensure all babies receive a healthy start to life.

Funding Amount $AUD 705,501.10

Funding Scheme Research Fellowships

Notes Research Fellowship

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