Simran Sethi, supervised by Dr. McKenzie, obtained her PhD - In Utero Magnetic Resonance Relaxometry for Fetal Tissue Development - Jun 2023

Akasham Rajagopaul, supervised by Dr. de Vrijer and Dr. Regnault, obtained his MSc - Metabolomic Biomarkers for Hypertensive Disease of Pregnancy - Jun 2023

Stephanie Giza, supervised by Dr. McKenzie and Dr. de Vrijer, obtained her PhD - Water-fat magnetic resonance imaging for the assessment of human fetal adipose tissue - Jul 2023


 The impact of maternal diabetes on birth to placental weight ratio and umbilical cord oxygen values with implications for fetal-placental development

Read the Lawson Health Research Institute article here
Interested? PubMed link

Sex- and age-based differences in fetal and early childhood hippocampus maturation: a cross-sectional and longitudinal analysis. Nichols ES, Grace M, Correa S, de Vrijer B, Eagleson R, McKenzie CA, de Ribaupierre S, Duerden EG. Cereb Cortex. 2024 Jan 14;34(1):bhad421. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhad421. PMID: 37950876; PMCID: PMC10793584. 



CBC London Article

New collaborative program at London, Ont., hospital helps ease tensions of high-risk pregnancies. 
View article here
Feb 1, 2023  



Previous News & Events


21st Annual Paul Harding Research Awards Day - London, ON - Apr 12, 2023

Great poster presentations by Akasham Rajagopaul, Helen Jiang, and Magdalene Zabek at yesterday's Dept of Ob/Gyn Paul Harding Research Day.


10th Annual Canadian National Perinatal Research MeetingMontebello, QU - May 23-26, 2023


4th Annual London Promise Walk for Preeclampsia - London, ON - June 11, 2023

 Promise Walk London 2023

N2 Eastern Regional Meeting Hosted with Lawson Health Research Institute - London, ON - October 19, 2023


Promise Walk for Preeclampsia went Virtual - May 31, 2020 (London, ON)

PRG won top fundraising team! 


Lawson Link Magazine, April 2019

"The First 1,000 Days of Life": An article featured in the Lawson Link magazine highlighting our team's research and includes an online exclusive Q & A with Drs de Vrijer and Eastabrook.


London's 1st Promise Walk for Preeclampsia - June 9, 2019

PRG members walked in support of The Preeclampsia Foundation Canada


CIHR-Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health eBulletin - July 3, 2019

Featured Research: "Collaborative Obesity in Pregnancy Research Group: Supporting a Team to Investigate Placental Adaptations to Obesity"

Featured Research


Canadian National Perinatal Research Meeting (CNPRM) - February 14-17, 2018 (Banff, AB)

CNPRM 2018
PRG members, collaborators, and trainees managed to take some time out from science to celebrate and have fun at CNPRM in Banff. Can’t wait until next year’s meeting in Montebello!

Pregnancy Research Group 

PRG Headquarters in B5-106 is up and running! Check out our recruitment posters and previously-presented research posters!

Research Office