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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.

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Dr. Dan Hardy

The main focus of my laboratory is investigating the role of nuclear receptors in fetal programming.  While emerging epidemiological evidence suggests that the risks of adult onset diseases are inversely related to birth weight, very little is known about the genetic and/or epigenetic changes which underlie these alterations in fetal and postnatal development. Read more

Recent Publications

1. Decreased nuclear receptor activity and epigenetic modulation associates with down-regulation of hepatic drug-metabolizing enzymes in chronic kidney disease.

Velenosi TJ, Feere DA, Sohi G, Hardy DB, Urquhart BL. FASEB J. 2014 Sep 10. pii: fj.14-258780.  PMID: 25208844


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