Dean of Applied Sciences
Professor in Maternal Health
Telephone 0131 455 2782
Wheelhouse, N., Flockhart, A., Aitchison, K., Livingstone, M., Finlayson, J., Flachon, V., …Longbottom, D. (2016). Experimental challenge of pregnant cattle with the putative abortifacient Waddlia chondrophila. Scientific Reports. 6, 37150. doi:10.1038/srep37150. ISSN 2045-2322
Waddlia chondrophila is a Gram-negative intracellular bacterial organism that is related to classical chlamydial species and has been implicated as a cause of abortion in catt...
Gubbay, O., Rae, M. T., McNeilly, A. S., Donadeu, F. X., Zeleznik, A. J. & Hillier, S. G. (2006). cAMP response element-binding (CREB) signalling and ovarian surface epithelial cell survival. Journal of Endocrinology. 191(1), 275-285. doi:10.1677/joe.1.06928. ISSN 0022-0795
cAMP response-element binding (CREB) transcription factors transduce cell survival responses to peptide hormones and growth factors in normal tissues and mutant CREB proteins ...
Society for Reproduction and Fertility
Does the gut microbiome play a role in polycystic ovary syndrome?
The University of Edinburgh
Neuromodulation can improve ovarian dysfunction in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). This is achieved by four mechanisms: i) if neural signals are involved in LH action directly their modulation may ...
Undergraduate vacation scholarship application to study the legacy of prenatal programming of polycystic ovary syndrome on postnatal throid function
Medical Research Council
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is common: more than one in 1 in 15 young women has this condition. There are many associated health problems including abnormal periods, miscarriages, infertility, ex...