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Projects at PROMISE

These are the current projects, and their researchers, at the Centre for Perinatal Medicine and Health

BOMOYI- a capacity building project to build midwifery competence in Democratic Republic of Congo

Link to Swedish research web

Malin Bogren
Britou Ndela
Carla Toko
Marie Berg

Brain injury and regeneration - experimental studies - mechanisms

Changlian Zhu
Henrik Hagberg
Carina Mallard
Syam Nair
Xiaoyang Wang
Marcela Pekna
Milos Pekny
Karin Sävman
Mats Sandberg

CDC4G - Changing Diagnostic Criteria for Gestational Diabetes in Sweden

Link to Swedish research web

Helena Fadl
Verena Sengpiel
Karolina Lindén
(There are many more participants from all over the country)

Cerebral palsy: prevalence, risk factors, aetiology, methods for prevention, diagnostics and treatment

Kate Himmelmann
Karin Sävman
Ann Hellström
Bo Jacobsson

Clinical studies on biomarkers (of brain injury and ROP) immune responses and neuroprotection trials

Link to Swedish research web site

Karin Sävman
Changlian Zhu
Ann Hellström
Henrik Hagberg
Xiaoyang Wang
Carina Mallard
Kristina Eriksson
Marcela Pekna

COPE-COVID-19 pregnancy and earley childbirth

Link to Swedisch research web site
Verena Sengpiel
Ylva Carlsson
Lina Bergman
Karolina Lindén
(There is a longer list of responsible researchers and contact information at the website)

COPE staff - How does staff working in delivery units and neonatal care experience the COVID-19 pandemic?

(Webpage is coming up)
Karolina Lindén
Verena Sengpiel
Ylva Carlsson
( There will be a longer contact list on the upcoming webpage)

COST Actions ISO 1409  - Inactive research

Link to European collaboration COST Actions and ISO 907 and ISO 1405

GO PROVE - Gothenburg Preeclampsia Obstetric Adverse Events

Link to Swedish research webb
Lina Bergman
Verena Sengpiel
Helen Elden
Karolina Lindén
Ove Karlsson
Mfl - listan kommer uppdateras

GOTS - Gothenburg Obstetrical triage system

Linnéa Lindroos
Verena Sengpiel

Helen Elden
Ove Karlsson
(And some more participants, update is coming))

IMAgiNE EURO

Link to Swedish research web site

The principal investigator for the entire project is Dr. Emanuelle Pessa Valente, PhD, Obstetrician, WHO CC, Italy. Project leader in Sweden is Dr Helen Elden.
Participating countries are Italy, Sweden, Great Britain, Ireland, France, Germany, Portugal, Spain, Norway, Slovenia, Romania, Serbia. Luxembourg and Croatia

The Swedish project group also includes:
From GU: Karolina Lindén and Verena Sengpiel
From outside GU in Sweden: Mehreen Zaighem, Lund University / Skåne University Hospital.

Improving Maternal, Pregnancy and Child outcomes “IMPACT”

Link to Swedish research web site

From GU: Lina Bergman, Ylva Carlsson, Bo Jacobsson.
From outside GU: Anna Karin Wikström (Uppsala University), Anders Larsson (Uppsala University), Peter Conner (Karolinska Institute), Peter Lindgren (Karolinska Institute), Anna Sandström (Karolinska Institute), Stefan Hansson (Lund University)

Inflammation/neuroinflammation/immune responses/oxidative stress

Carina Mallard
Xiaoyang Wang
Susanna Cardell
Karin Sävman
Mats Sandberg
Henrik Hagberg
Bo Jacobsson
Kristina Bry
Milos Pekny
Ann Hellström
Anders Elfvin
Kristina Eriksson
Marcela Pekna

Instrument development/validation for evaluation of childbirth and pregnancy experience

Anna Dencker
Ingela Lundgren
Helen Elden
Marie Berg
Ulla-Britt Wennerholm

Labour induction of post-term pregnancies

Ulla-Britt Wennerholm
Helen Elden
Verena Sengspiel
Henrik Hagberg

Maternal obesity, diabetes and nutrition during pregnancy

Agneta Holmäng
Marie Berg
Anna Dencker
Verena Sengspiel
Bo Jacobsson

Microbial flora related to development of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) and sepsis

Anders Elfvin
Karin Sävman
Kristina Bry
Carina Mallard

MiMo - a study of a midwifery-model of woman-centred care during childbirth

Link to English research web site

Marie Berg
O A Olafsdottir
Ingela Lundgren

MoDiab-Web-Webbaserat stöd till kvinnor med typ 1 diabetes under graviditet och tidigt moderskap
Link to webpage
 

Offspring outcome after assisted reproduction

Ulla-Britt Wennerholm

OPTION – OutPatienT InductiON. Labour induction in an outpatient setting - a multicenter randomized controlled trial

Link to Swedish research web site
Verena Sengpiel
Ylva Carlsson
Ulla-Britt Wennerholm
Helen Elden
(There are many more participants from all over the country)

Oxytocin and labor  - Delayed labour progress - a study of risk factors, management and outcome

Link to English research web site

Marie Berg
L Selin
E Almström
G Wallin

Preeclampsia

Understanding organ complications to preeclampsia – PROVE, GO PROVE and ICE. An international collaboration between Sweden, South Africa, Australia, US, Netherlands and Chile

Link to English research web site (Preeclampsia International Research Unit)

New publications in the project:

From GU:
Lina Bergman, Verena Sengpiel, Teresia Svanvik, Helen Elden, Karolina Lindén, Sven Egron Thörn, Ove Karlsson, Jonatan Oras, Isabella Björkman Burtscher
And: Lilja Thorgeirsdottir, Malin Andersson, Karl Bergman (PhD students from GU:)
From outside GU:
Catherine Cluver (Stellenbosch University), David Hall (Stellenbosch University), Eduard Langenegger (Stellenbosch University), Philip Herbst (Stellenbosch University) Roxanne Hastie (Melbourne University), Stephen Tong (Melbourne University), Teelkien van Veen (Groningen University), Annet Aukes (Groningen University), Carlos Escudero (Universidad Bio Bio), Michael Belfort (Baylor College of Medicine)
PhD students from outside GU: Therese Friis (Uppsala University), Lloyd Joubert (Stellenbosch University)

Pregnancy as a political process

Elin Naurin (huvudansvarig, statsvetare)
Helen Elden
Verena Sengpiel
Karolina Lindén

Pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain

Helen Elden

Preterm birth and the consequences of prematurity

Bo Jacobsson
Ann Hellström
Kristina Bry
Ulla-Britt Wennerholm
Verena Sengpiel
Anders Elfvin
Ann Hellström
Henrik Hagberg

ROP - Retinopathy of prematurity: mechanisms, diagnostics and treatment

Ann Hellström

Linke to more information about this research

Room4birth

Linke to Swedish research web site

Marie Berg

Sexuality in Women Living with HIV

Link to English research website

SWEPIS - SWEdish Post Induction Study

Link to Swedish research web site
Helen Elden
Henrik Hagberg
Anna Wessberg
Verena Sengspiel
Andreas Herbst
Maria Bullarbo
Ulla-Britt Wennerholm

Thromboembolic disease and hemorrhage in pregnancy and postpartum period

Margareta Hellgren
Ove Karlsson

Women's Experience of childbirth, complications during childbirth and pregnancy and support by health care providers

Ingela Lundgren
Anna Dencker
Helen Elden
Marie Berg