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Research project

R Lewis - Nanoscale three-dimensional imaging of the placenta

Research groups:
Lead researcher:
Other researchers:
Research funder:
Leverhulme Trust
Status:
Active

Project overview

This project is using novel 3D imaging approaches to explore the diversity of placental structures across species. The placenta is essential for successful reproduction and the differences in placental structure reflect different environments. With changing global environment it is more important than ever to understand how environment affects reproductive success and how different species have adapted to ensure their survival.

Staff

Lead researcher

Professor Rohan Lewis PhD, FTPS

Prof of Placental&Integrative Physiolgy

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Other researchers

Doctor Neil J. Gostling

Lecturer

Research interests

  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Palaeobiology

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Collaborating research institutes, centres and groups

Research outputs

Shelley E. Harris,
Kate S.H. Matthews,
Eleni Palaiologou,
Stanimir A. Tashev,
Emma M. Lofthouse,
Jennifer Pearson-Farr,
Patricia Goggin,
David S. Chatelet,
David A. Johnston,
Maaike SA Jongen,
Anton M. Page,
, 2021 , Placenta , 104 , 1--7
Type: article
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