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Preeclampsia Foundation’s Take 10 for Preeclampsia Research program announced  as top 10 finalist in NIH Build UP Trust Challenge
June 12, 2024
Preeclampsia Foundation’s Take 10 for Preeclampsia Research program announced as top 10 finalist in NIH Build UP Trust Challenge

Program competes for one of four $200,000 grant prizes in 2025 MELBOURNE, Fla. – June 12, 2024 – The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced today that the Preeclampsia Foundation’s Take 10 for Preeclampsia Research program h...

New Study Reveals Key Genetic Markers for Preeclampsia, Paving Way for Biomarker Development for Preeclampsia
April 30, 2024
New Study Reveals Key Genetic Markers for Preeclampsia, Paving Way for Biomarker Development for Preeclampsia

Preeclampsia is a life-threatening hypertensive disorder, affecting 2%–5% of pregnancies, that remains poorly understood. In a recent study published by Physiological Genomics that was partially funded by the Preeclampsia Foundation's...

The value of maternal echocardiography after delivery in patients with severe preeclampsia
April 25, 2024
The value of maternal echocardiography after delivery in patients with severe preeclampsia

Echocardiography, commonly referred to as cardiac ultrasound or an “echo”, generates visual images of the heart known as echocardiograms. This imaging technique is especially informative during the peripartum period, the time encompassing...

Preeclampsia-associated cardiovascular risk factors 6 months and 2 years after pregnancy
April 25, 2024
Preeclampsia-associated cardiovascular risk factors 6 months and 2 years after pregnancy

There is an increased cardiovascular risk after a pregnant woman has preeclampsia. Previous research found that there are signs of early cardiovascular aging when a woman is six months postpartum. This study looked at women when they were six mo...

Accuracy of Maternal Self-Report of Recent Preeclampsia Among Healthy Women
April 25, 2024
Accuracy of Maternal Self-Report of Recent Preeclampsia Among Healthy Women

The accuracy of medical history is critical for the care of any patient. Preeclampsia increases the risk of complications in future pregnancies and is also associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The ability of patients to...

Risk of postpartum readmission after hypertensive disorder of pregnancy and variation by discharge antihypertensive medication prescription
April 25, 2024
Risk of postpartum readmission after hypertensive disorder of pregnancy and variation by discharge antihypertensive medication prescription

The authors of this paper note that an increasing number of people are being readmitted to the hospital within six weeks of discharge home after delivery and that many of these persons had a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy (HDP). Utilizing data fr...

Development of phenotyping algorithms for hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) and their application in more than 22,000 pregnant women
April 25, 2024
Development of phenotyping algorithms for hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) and their application in more than 22,000 pregnant women

This study aimed to examine the performance of two algorithms for diagnosis of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) with medical record data from a large cohort of pregnant women. In this article, the researchers emphasize the importan...

2024 Peter Joseph Pappas Recipients Announced at 2024 SMFM Pregnancy Meeting
February 13, 2024
2024 Peter Joseph Pappas Recipients Announced at 2024 SMFM Pregnancy Meeting

New Preeclampsia Research Funded to Investigate Genetic Targets to Develop Potential Therapeutics

Preeclampsia Foundation Announces 2024 Vision Grant Research Funding for Preeclampsia at 2024 SMFM Pregnancy Meeting
February 13, 2024
Preeclampsia Foundation Announces 2024 Vision Grant Research Funding for Preeclampsia at 2024 SMFM Pregnancy Meeting

Research Funding Available for Preeclampsia and Related Pregnancy Disorders

Preeclampsia Foundation partners with the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health on Launch of First Public-Private Partnership for Early Detection of Preeclampsia
February 12, 2024
Preeclampsia Foundation partners with the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health on Launch of First Public-Private Partnership for Early Detection of Preeclampsia

North Bethesda, MD – February 10, 2024—The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) today announced the launch of a new public-private partnership to develop tools to identify pregnant women at high risk of early-onset pree...

UNC ObGyn, Orange County Department of Health Partner with Preeclampsia Foundation on Funding to Reduce Inequities in Maternal Health Care and Outcomes
December 01, 2023
UNC ObGyn, Orange County Department of Health Partner with Preeclampsia Foundation on Funding to Reduce Inequities in Maternal Health Care and Outcomes

A study between the UNC Chapel-Hill and Orange County Health Department, called “Thriving Hearts: Healing-Centered, Integrated, Community Maternity Care,” has been approved for a $21-million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcome...

2023 Preeclampsia Foundation Vision Grant Awardees Announced
August 28, 2023
2023 Preeclampsia Foundation Vision Grant Awardees Announced

Preeclampsia Foundation Canada has announced that Kylie Belchamber, PhD of University of Birmingham, and Serena Gundy, MD, FRCP of McMaster University, are their 2023 Vision Grant research award recipients. These highly competitive monetary awards re...

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