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Research project

Dr Jane Cleal: Functional gene mapping of the endometrial phenotype involved in successful pregnancy: combining 3D imaging and single cell transcriptomics


Lead researcher

Dr Jane Cleal PhD

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • Areas of Scientific Expertise:
  • Reproductive Cell Biology – Fundamental mechanisms of cell biology in placenta and endometrium and the impact on the intra-uterine environment, fetal development and lifelong health.Regulation of Reproductive Cell Biology – Maternal exposures and molecular regulation of cellular gene expression, phenotype and function in placenta and endometrium and the clinical translation.Disease/phenotype – Fetal growth, Obesity, Cardiometabolic programming, Subfertility, Recurrent pregnancy loss.Cellular mechanisms – Membrane transport, endocytosis, vesicular transport & signalling, gene transcription, microRNA biology, epigenetic regulation.Vitamin D - Transport, regulation, metabolism and signalling.
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Other researchers

Professor Rohan Lewis PhD, FTPS

Prof of Placental&Integrative Physiology
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Professor Ying Cheong

Professor of Reproductive Medicine
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Research outputs

Rebecca Davies, Catherine Griffiths, Kathryn Askelund, Eleni Palaiologou, Jane K. Cleal, Anton Page, David S. Chatelet, Patricia Goggin, Larry Chamley & Rohan M. Lewis, 2022, Placenta, 123, 24-30
Type: article
Brogan Ashley, Claire Simner, Antigoni Manousopoulou, Carl Jenkinson, Felicity Hey, Jennifer M. Frost, Faisal I Rezwan, Cory H White, Emma Lofthouse, Emily Hyde, Laura, Diana Frances Cooke, Sheila Barton, Pamela A Mahon, Elizabeth Curtis, Rebecca Moon, Sarah Crozier, Hazel Inskip, Keith Godfrey, John Holloway, Cyrus Cooper, Kerry S. Jones, Rohan Lewis, Martin Hewison, Spiros Garbis, Miguel R. Branco, Nicholas Harvey & Jane Cleal, 2022, eLife, 11
Type: article
Rohan Lewis, Jane Cleal & Bram Sengers, 2020, Placenta, 93, 43-48
Type: review