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2019 Vision Grants
January 09, 2023
2019 Vision Grants

Stephen McCartney, MD PhD University of Washington, Seattle, Washington   Topic: Fetal Microchimerism in Immune Cell Subsets in Preeclampsia Final Summary: During pregnancy, there is an exchange of cells between the mother and baby, te...

Peter J. Pappas Grant Recipients
January 02, 2023
Peter J. Pappas Grant Recipients

Peter Joseph Pappas preeclampsia research grant recipients' study titles and reports.

AFTER PREECLAMPSIA: What do I do when my risk is not gone, but my healthcare plan is?
December 23, 2022
AFTER PREECLAMPSIA: What do I do when my risk is not gone, but my healthcare plan is?

While on the road this summer for the Reconnect Tour 2022, I met with academic and clinical centers of preeclampsia excellence whose leadership recognize that there is a gap between our pregnancy care and everything that happens beyond pregnancy.

5 Tips for Coping with Grief at the Holidays
November 30, 2022
5 Tips for Coping with Grief at the Holidays

The loss of your expected pregnancy experience is especially hard at the holidays. Grief is normal - here are five tips to help you cope.

2022 Vision Grants
October 13, 2022
2022 Vision Grants

The Preeclampsia Foundation and the Preeclampsia Foundation Canada have announced that John Snelgrove, MD, MSc, and Samantha Wilson, PhD, are their 2022 Vision Grant research award recipients respectively.

In the Room Where It Happens: A Recap of the 2022 AIM Conference
September 27, 2022
In the Room Where It Happens: A Recap of the 2022 AIM Conference

Education Manager Maggie Barker recaps the 2022 Alliance for Innovation in Maternal Health Conference.

High blood pressure in pregnancy is on the rise, especially among Millennial and GenZ patients
September 27, 2022
High blood pressure in pregnancy is on the rise, especially among Millennial and GenZ patients

Two articles were published this quarter that both provide updated statistics about trends in preeclampsia and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in the United States.

Possible link between genetic changes in women of African ancestry and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy
September 27, 2022
Possible link between genetic changes in women of African ancestry and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy

In this study, HMOX1 gene variants were different depending on ancestry, and these genetic changes could be contributing to the racial disparity in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.

Researchers identify 2 additional early-pregnancy biomarkers in preeclampsia patients
September 27, 2022
Researchers identify 2 additional early-pregnancy biomarkers in preeclampsia patients

These results highlight two new biomarkers with a possibility of being able to predict timing of onset and subtypes of preeclampsia well before preeclampsia is diagnosed.

Gut health may affect your risk of preeclampsia
September 27, 2022
Gut health may affect your risk of preeclampsia

This group of studies supports the role of our gut microbiome on preeclampsia risk. Future studies may explore changing the gut microbiome (for example by antibiotics, probiotics, or prebiotics) to help prevent preeclampsia.

Eating processed foods in pregnancy linked to risk for preeclampsia
September 27, 2022
Eating processed foods in pregnancy linked to risk for preeclampsia

This study suggests that eating ultra-processed foods can increase risk for preeclampsia.

Promise Walk Wherever uses individual action to fuel research, raise awareness of preeclampsia
August 24, 2022
Promise Walk Wherever uses individual action to fuel research, raise awareness of preeclampsia

Preeclampsia survivors and their supporters will hit the pavement with a purpose on Saturday, August 27, as part of the third annual Promise Walk Wherever event sponsored by the Preeclampsia Foundation.

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