University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Maternal and Fetal Health

The University collaborates with the Schools of Molecular Medical Sciences and Biosciences in studies of seleniaum-containing antioxidant proteins in healthy and hypertensive pregnancy; the genetics biochemistry and function of the renin-angiotensin system in normal and pathological (pre-eclamptic) pregnancy is another major interest of the group in collaboration with the Cambridge Institute for Medical Research. These studies are complemented by studies of myometrial physiology and pathology; a further collaboration is with the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, relating to the validation and use of a new, very small and portable, fetal heart rate monitor and the derivation of physiologically-relevant information from the fetal electrocardiogram.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2017 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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