Zach Ferraro, a PhD candidate with HALO, recently made a presentation at the University of Ottawa Women’s Health Research Day and received the runner-up prize. Details of the presentation are below:
Ferraro ZM, Q. Qiu, A. Gruslin, KB. Adamo. Characterization of the maternal-fetal insulin-like growth factor axis in pregnancy complicated by obesity. University of Ottawa Women’s Health Research Day: Visioning Women’s Health. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. March 20, 2012. Presentation competition finalist.
Zach also made a presentation on how maternal obesity alters neonatal physiology at the 2012 Society for Gynecologic Investigation 59th Annual Scientific Meeting held in San Diego, California:
Ferraro ZM, Q. Qiu, A. Gruslin, KB. Adamo. Umbilical cord serum insulin−like growth factor binding protein−4 expression is decreased in normoglycemic obese pregnant women at term. Society for Gynecologic Investigation 59th Annual Scientific Meeting: Improving Women’s Health Through Personalized Medicine. San Diego, California, USA. March 22, 2012. Published in Reproductive Sciences. 19(3) supplement, March 2012.