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Peter J. Pappas Grant Recipients
July 18, 2022
Peter J. Pappas Grant Recipients

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

Preeclampsia Foundation Seeks Letters of Intent  for 2023 Peter Joseph Pappas Research Grants
July 06, 2022
Preeclampsia Foundation Seeks Letters of Intent for 2023 Peter Joseph Pappas Research Grants

Investigators meeting the research funding program’s criteria are invited to submit Letters of Intent for 2022 proposals by August 22, 2022.

Could a new blood test help rule out preeclampsia?
July 01, 2022
Could a new blood test help rule out preeclampsia?

Researchers study a new "rule-out" test for preeclampsia which looks at eight different biomarkers.

Weighing the pros and cons of early delivery in women with preeclampsia
July 01, 2022
Weighing the pros and cons of early delivery in women with preeclampsia

Research study investigates whether expectant management or early delivery is more beneficial to mom and baby in women with preeclampsia between 34-36 weeks.

How's your heart health? 30-year follow-up after preeclampsia
July 01, 2022
How's your heart health? 30-year follow-up after preeclampsia

Research study finds a clear link between experiencing a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy and risk for cardiovascular disease 30 years later.

New study results change guidelines for treating mild hypertension in pregnancy
July 01, 2022
New study results change guidelines for treating mild hypertension in pregnancy

Treatment for Mild Chronic Hypertension during Pregnancy (Results from the CHAPS Trial) Treating mild chronic hypertension with medications during pregnancy is beneficial and safe for mother and baby, according to the results of a study published...

Could exercise decrease risk for developing a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy?
March 30, 2022
Could exercise decrease risk for developing a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy?

Effects of Supervised Exercise on the Development of Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Exercise is recommended to support a healthy pregnancy when determined safe by a patient’s healthcare provider Rese...

Preeclampsia Registry Research Helps to Understand the Patient Journey
March 17, 2022
Preeclampsia Registry Research Helps to Understand the Patient Journey

New research shows many patients not routinely educated about preeclampsia signs and symptoms during their pregnancy journey.

New Research Funded to Identify Subtypes of Preeclampsia and Cellular Differences in Affected Placentas
February 02, 2022
New Research Funded to Identify Subtypes of Preeclampsia and Cellular Differences in Affected Placentas

The Preeclampsia Foundation awarded these two-year grants to Brian Cox, PhD, Associate Professor at the University of Toronto Department of Physiology, and Amit Zeisel, PhD and Ido Solt, MD, Assistant Professors at Technion, Israel Institute of Techn...

Research Funding Available for Preeclampsia and Related Pregnancy Disorders
February 02, 2022
Research Funding Available for Preeclampsia and Related Pregnancy Disorders

The Preeclampsia Foundation announced today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s (SMFM) 42nd Annual Meeting – The Pregnancy Meeting™ – that applications are now being accepted for its 2022 Vision Grant program.

Saving money, worry, and time: A possible test for ruling out preeclampsia
December 16, 2021
Saving money, worry, and time: A possible test for ruling out preeclampsia

There is validity and value in using the sFLT-1/PlGF ratio for women that have suspected preeclampsia to reduce the costs, patient anxiety, and inconvenience that comes with unnecessary hospital admission or repeated follow ups with healthcare provid...

Could a medicine to stop blood clots help prevent preeclampsia?
December 16, 2021
Could a medicine to stop blood clots help prevent preeclampsia?

In research studies, taking low-molecular weight heparin is associated with a substantial decreased odds of developing preeclampsia. The next step for this research would be to conduct a large randomized trial designed to specifically test the effect...

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