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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. Jeff Nisker

Jeff is a Professor of Obstetrics-Gynaecology and Scientist, Children’s Health Research Institute.  He has received CIHR and Genome Canada grants to explore ethical and social issues in reproductive medicine, genetics, and exposure of pregnant women to environmental toxins.  Multitalented, Jeff has written or co-written over 150 scientific articles and book chapters, as well as seven plays which have been performed around the world.

Jeff is the chair of our Continuing Education Committee and ensures high quality speakers at our CME events

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Recent Publications

1. Uterine and placental KISS1 regulate pregnancy: what we know and the challenges that lie ahead.

Babwah AV. Reproduction. 2015 Jul 16. PMID: 26183891.

2. Hyperpolarized [1-13 C]pyruvate MRI for noninvasive examination of placental metabolism and nutrient transport: A feasibility study in pregnant guinea pigs.

Friesen-Waldner LJ, Sinclair KJ, Wade TP, Michael B, Chen AP, de Vrijer B, Regnault TR, McKenzie CA. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2015 Jul 31. PMID: 26227963.


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