Dr Alison Care

Institute: The University of Adelaide
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Current Project

Reducing cardiovascular disease by preventing preeclampsia

In a healthy pregnancy, the mother’s blood vessels adapt and grow to enable sufficient supply of oxygen and nutrients to the growing baby. However, in the pregnancy complication known as preeclampsia, the mother’s blood vessels do not adapt properly, resulting in a reduced blood supply to the placenta and baby. 

We have identified a…

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