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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 webpage

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

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 this projects web ROP

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

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 researchwebb
Lina Bergman

Improving Maternal, Pregnancy and Child outcomes “IMPACT”

Link to the impactstudy

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
Management of labour
Anna Dencker
Marie Berg

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 webpage

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

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

Link to webpage

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 this projects web (Preeclampsia International Research Unit)

From GU: Lina Bergman, Verena Sengpiel, Teresia Svanvik, Helen Elden, Karolina Lindén, Sven Egron Thörn, Ove Karlsson, Jonatan Oras, Isabella Björkman Burtscher
PhD students from GU: Lilja Thorgeirsdottir, Malin Andersson, Karl Bergman
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

Helen Elden

Pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain

Helen Elden

Preterm birth and the consequences of prematurity

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

Retinopathy of prematurity: mechanisms, diagnostics and treatment

Ann Hellström

Room4birth

Linke to webpage

Marie Berg

Sexuality in Women Living with HIV

Link to webpage

SWEPIS - SWEdish Post Induction Study

Link to webpage
Helen Elden
Henrik Hagberg
A Wessberg
Verena Sengspiel
A Herbst
M 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