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What unsolved research questions are currently under investigation in your laboratory?

We are investigating the relationships between maternal nutritional status and pregnancy outcomes, with a focus on prepregnancy, micronutrients, and placental development.

What novel equipment and/or experimental models are currently in use in your research program?

We use both human studies (trials and observational) and animal models to examine questions of interest. We are currently working toward new methods of plasma volume measurement in pregnancy and new ways to assess placental development, both in utero and at delivery.

Do you have a need for a collaborator on an ongoing or new project? If so, what type of expertise are you looking for?

We are looking for obstetricians and/or those with experience in plasma volume measurement to collaborate with us.