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Advancing women's health through patient care, education and research

Promoting the health of women is our life’s work here in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University. We are happy to be able to share with you the scope of our activities and provide you with more information on what we do.

Featured Faculty

Dr. Laudelino Lopes

We are proud to have Dr. Lopes in our Department.  Read about his research activities in the summary below

Basic Research: Stem Cells

Infusion of stem cells from umbilical cord blood can improve the quality of life for children with cerebral palsy.  Umbicilal cord blood is rich in stem cells. Cerebral palsy, caused by brain injury or lack of oxygen in the brain, during pregnancy, before birth or during the first few years of life, can impair movement, learning, hearing, vision and cognitive skills.

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Recent Publications

1. Commentary on Excerpts From Never Let Me Go.

Arntfield S. Acad Med. 2015 Jul;90(7):899. PMID: 26414056.

2. A confirmed case of toxic shock syndrome associated with the use of a menstrual cup.

Mitchell MA, Bisch S, Arntfield S, Hosseini-Moghaddam SM. Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol. 2015 Jul-Aug;26(4):218-20. PMID: 26361491.

3. The pregnant mouse uterus exhibits a functional kisspeptin/KISS1R signaling system on the day of embryo implantation.

Fayazi M, Calder M, Bhattacharya M, Vilos GA, Power S, Babwah AV. Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 2015 Sep 18;13(1):105. PMID: 26384646.

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