Publications / Presentations

Barbra de Vrijer MD, FRCSC - PubMed Articles

Genevieve Eastabrook MD, FRCSC - PubMed Articles 

2023

PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES

 

ABSTRACTS PRESENTED

 

POSTERS PRESENTED

  1. El-Châar D, Murphy M, Dingwall-Harvey A, Dimanlig-Cruz S, Boyd S, Ramlawi S, Fakhraei R, Rennicks White R, Corsi D, Muldoon K, de Vrijer B, Mei-Dan E, Lawrence S, Brophy JB, Fell D, Walker M, Langlois M. Assessing Maternal and Fetal SARS-COV-2 Viral Load, Antibody Profiles and Placental Pathology Following Prenatal Infection, 2023 Feb 9, Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 2023 Annual Conference, San Francisco, California, United States

2022

PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES

  1. Yuan M, Bedell S, de Vrijer B, Eastabrook G, Frisbee JC, Frisbee SJ. Highlighting the Mechanistic Relationship Between Perinatal Depression and Preeclampsia: A Scoping Review. Womens Health Rep (New Rochelle). 2022 Oct 26;3(1):850-866. doi: 10.1089/whr.2022.0062. PMID: 36340477; PMCID: PMC9629976.
  2. Gajic-Veljanoski O, Li C, Schaink AK, et al. Cost-effectiveness of noninvasive fetal RhD blood group genotyping in nonalloimmunized and alloimmunized pregnanciesTransfusion. 2022;62(5):1089-1102. doi:10.1111/trf.16826  
  3. Richardson BS, de Vrijer B, Brown HK, Stitt L, Choo S, Regnault TRH. Gestational age impacts birth to placental weight ratio and umbilical cord oxygen values with implications for the fetal oxygen margin of safetyEarly Hum Dev. 2022;164:105511. doi:10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2021.105511
  4. Hutson JR, Eastabrook G, Garcia-Bournissen F. Pregnancy outcome after early exposure to nivolumab, a PD-1 checkpoint inhibitor for relapsed Hodgkin's lymphomaClin Toxicol (Phila). 2022;60(4):535-536. doi:10.1080/15563650.2021.1981361
  5. Richardson BS, Rajagopaul A, de Vrijer B, Eastabrook G, Regnault TRH. Fetal sex impacts birth to placental weight ratio and umbilical cord oxygen values with implications for regulatory mechanisms. Biol Sex Differ. 2022 Jun 29;13(1):35. doi: 10.1186/s13293-022-00445-z.

ABSTRACTS PRESENTED

  1. Mottola MF, Bgeginski R, Nagpal TS, Hosein K, Manley M, Paplinskie S, Prapavessis H, de Vrijer B. Does nutrition and exercise intervention delivery (either simultaneously or sequentially) prevent early or late excessive gestational weight gain? The NELIP parallel randomized trial. 2022 Oct 8, 1st MOVE Conference, Cesena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
  2. El-Chaâr D, Murphy M, Harvey A, Dimanlig-Cruz S, Boyd S, Fakhraei R, Rennicks White R, Corsi D, Muldoon K, de Vrijer B, Mei-Dan E, Lawrence S, Brophy J, Fell DB, Walker M, Langlois MA. Maternal And Fetal Infection And Antibody Profiles Following SARS-Cov-2 Infection In Pregnancy: A Prospective Cohort Study, 2022 Aug 4, IDSOG Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  3. Sarr O, Rajagopaul A, Eastabrook G, Regnault T, de Vrijer B. Preliminary Metabolomics Analysis of Adipose Tissue and Placenta in Metabolically Healthy Obese Pregnancy, Virtual, 2022 Apr 13, Paul Harding Research Awards Day, London, Ontario, Canada
  4. Rajagopaul A, Regnault T, Eastabrook G, de Vrijer B. Integration of Metabolomic Biomarker with Cardiovascular Health in The Prediction and Diagnosis of Preeclampsia in Pregnancies Complicated by Maternal Obesity. Virtual, 2022 Apr 13, Paul Harding Research Awards Day, London, Ontario, Canada

POSTERS PRESENTED

  1. Rajagopaul A, Zhao S, Eastabrook G, de Vrijer B, Regnault TRH, Lipidomic Biomarkers for Preeclampsia in Pregnancies Complicated by Maternal Obesity, 2022 Nov 1, Phys/Pharm Research Day, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
  2. Rajagopaul A, Regnault T, Eastabrook G, de Vrijer B. The Near Term Metabolomic Signature Associated with Preeclampsia in Pregnancies Complicated By Maternal Obesity. DOHaD World Congress 2022, Vancouver, BC. Aug 27-31, 2022
  3. McDonald S, Tomlinson G, Dodd J, Asztalos E, Lacaze-Masmonteil T, Shah P, Bacchini F, Boucoiran I, de Vrijer B, Allen V, Mukerji A, Walker M, Smith G, Melamed N, Yusuf S, Schmidt L, Matthews S, Joseph KS, Pechlivanoglou P, Murphy K, Single Dose of Antenatal Corticosteroids (SNACS) Non-Inferiority Randomized Controlled Trial for Pregnancies at Risk of Preterm Delivery, 2022 Jun 7, Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) 78th Annual Clinical and Scientific Conference (ACSC), Québec City, Quebec, Canada

 

2021

PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES

  1. Bedell S, Hutson J, de Vrijer B, Eastabrook G. Effects of Maternal Obesity and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus on the Placenta: Current Knowledge and Targets for Therapeutic Interventions. Curr Vasc Pharmacol. 2021;19(2):176-192. doi: 10.2174/1570161118666200616144512.
  2. Hutson JR, Lurie A, Eastabrook G, de Vrijer B, Garcia-Bournissen F. Acetaminophen in late pregnancy and potential for in utero closure of the ductus arteriosus-a pharmacokinetic evaluation and critical review of the literature. Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM. 2021 Jan;3(1):100288. doi: 10.1016/j.ajogmf.2020.100288.
  3. Giza SA, Koreman TL, Sethi S, Miller MR, Penava DA, Eastabrook GD, McKenzie CA, de Vrijer B. Water-fat magnetic resonance imaging of adipose tissue compartments in the normal third trimester fetus.
     Pediatr Radiol. 2021 Jan 29. doi: 10.1007/s00247-020-04955-z. Online ahead of print.
  4. Molinaro ML, Evans M, Regnault TRH, de Vrijer B. Translating developmental origins of health and disease in preactice: health care providers' perspectives.  J Dev Orig Health Dis. 2021 Jun;12(3):404-410. 
  5. Sethi, S., Giza, S. A., Goldberg, E., Empey, M., de Ribaupierre, S., Eastabrook, G., de Vrijer, B., & McKenzie, C. A. (2021). Quantification of 1.5 T T1 and T2* Relaxation Times of Fetal Tissues in Uncomplicated Pregnancies. Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI, 10.1002/jmri.27547. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1002/jmri.27547
  6. Deller B, Solh Z, Hancock G, de Vrijer BA False-Positive Kleihauer-Betke Test. J Obstet Gynaecol Can.
    2021 Aug;43(8):927-928. doi: 10.1016/j.jogc.2019.10.033.
  7. Deller B, Solh Z, Hancock G, de Vrijer B. Un faux positif au test de Kleihauer.  J Obstet Gynaecol Can.
    2021 Aug;43(8):929-930. doi: 10.1016/j.jogc.2020.01.007.
  8. Gajic-Veljanoski O, Li C, Schaink AK, Guo J, Higgins C, Shehata N, Okun N, de Vrijer B, Pechlivanoglou P, Ng V, Sikich N. Noninvasive Fetal RhD Blood Group Genotyping: A Systematic Review of Economic Evaluations. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2021 Aug 11:S1701-2163(21)00600-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jogc.2021.07.014. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34390866.
  9. Moltner S, de Vrijer B, Banner H. Placental infarction and intrauterine growth restriction following SARS-CoV-2 infection. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2021 Aug 18:1–2. doi: 10.1007/s00404-021-06176-7. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34406458; PMCID: PMC8371425.
  10. Hutson JR, Eastabrook G, Garcia-Bournissen F. Pregnancy outcome after early exposure to nivolumab, a PD-1 checkpoint inhibitor for relapsed Hodgkin's lymphoma [published online ahead of print, 2021 Sep 21]. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2021;1-2. doi:10.1080/15563650.2021.1981361

ABSTRACTS PRESENTED

  1. Pittini A, Eastabrook G, de Vrijer B. Timely completion of fetal anatomy survey in pregnant women with a pre-pregnancy BMI ≥40: A retrospective chart review of routine versus early and serial anatomy ultrasounds. Canadian National Perinatal Research Meeting (CNPRM). Feb 8-12, 2021. Virtual. 
  2. Yuan M, de Vrijer B, Eastabrook G, Frisbee JC, Olea-Popelka F, Frisbee SJ. A ONE health approach to investigate the impact of covid-19 pandemic response on perceived stress, postpartum depression, and pregnancy outcomes in women in south-western Ontario. Paul Harding Research Awards Day, London, ON. Apr 28, 2021. Virtual
  3. Bibr D, Pittini A, Sivajohan B, Eastabrook G, de Vrijer B. Who’s on first? Development of an induction prioritization tool for common obstetrical indications associated with an increased risk of stillbirth. Paul Harding Research Awards Day, London, ON. Apr 28, 2021. Virtual
  4. Pack R, Hilton G, de Vrijer B, Taylor T. “No One Loves My Baby More Than Me:” A Qualitative Study of Patients’ Decision-Making Regarding Perinatal Cannabis Use. Paul Harding Research Awards Day, London, ON. Apr 28, 2021. Virtual
  5. Lalani S, Morassut R, Eastabrook G, de Vrijer B. Oxytocin Dose for Labour Induction in Women with Class III Obesity: A Single Center Experience. Paul Harding Research Awards Day, London, ON. Apr 28, 2021. Virtual
  6. Pittini A, Eastabrook G, Penava D, de Vrijer B. Timely Completion of Fetal Anatomy Survey In Pregnant Women With A Pre-Pregnancy BMI ≥40: A retrospective chart review of routine versus early and serial anatomy ultrasounds. Paul Harding Research Awards Day, London, ON. Apr 28, 2021. Virtual
  7. Rajagopaul A, de Vrijer B, Eastabrook G, Regnault TRH, Richardson BS. Fetal Sex Impacts Birth to Placental Weight Ratio and Umbilical Cord Oxygen Values. Paul Harding Research Awards Day, London, ON. Apr 28, 2021. Virtual
  8. Lalani S, Morassut R, Eastabrook G, de Vrijer B. Oxytocin Dose for Labour Induction in Women with Class III Obesity: A Single Center Experience. SOGC Annual Clinical & Scientific Conference. Jun 22-25, 2021. Virtual.
  9. Fellus S, Dancey S, Nasr Y, Mohammad S, Vasam G, Bainbridge S, Girard S, de Vrijer B, Dingwall Harvey ALJ, Fakhraei R, Murphy M, El-Chaâr D, El-Demellawy D. Placental Histopathology Associated with SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Pregnancy: Preliminary Data from a Prospective Cohort Study in Ontario, Canada. Society for Pediatric Pathology. Colorado, United States. October 8-9, 2021. Virtual

POSTERS PRESENTED

  1. Lalani S, Morassut R, Eastabrook G, de Vrijer B. Oxytocin Dose for Labour Induction in Women with Class III Obesity: A Single Center Experience. Canadian National Perinatal Research Meeting (CNPRM). Feb 8-12, 2021. Virtual.
  2. Giza S, Koreman T, Miller M, Sethi S, Eastabrook G, Penava D, McKenzie C, de Vrijer B. Maternal Obesity, Excess Gestational Weight Gain and Gestational Diabetes do not Predict Fetal Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue Measurements by Water-Fat MRI. Canadian National Perinatal Research Meeting (CNPRM). Feb 8-12, 2021. Virtual.
  3. Yuan M, de Vrijer B, Eastabrook G, Frisbee JC, Olea-Popelka F, Frisbee SJ. A ONE health approach to investigate the impact of covid-19 pandemic response on perceived stress, postpartum depression, and pregnancy outcomes in women in south-western Ontario.  PaLM Research Day. Virtual. Apr 7, 2021. Virtual
  4. Sethi S, Giza SA, Empey MET, Lorusso L, de Vrijer B, McKenzie CA. Quantification of T1 and T2* Relaxation Times of Fetal Adipose Tissue & Fetal Muscle at 1.5 T. Wavelengths 2021. April 24, 2021. [ePoster] Virtual. 
  5. Wang J, Nichols ES, Mueller M, de Vrijer B, Eagleson R, McKenzie C, de Ribaupierre S, Duerden EG. Automatic subcortical structures segmentation in fetal MRI using template-based registration. London Health Research Day. May 11, 2021 Virtual.
  6. Han W et al. BMI Associated Metabolic Changes in Placental and Adipose Tissues Revealed by In-depth Metabolomic Profiling. ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics. Philadelphia, PA. Oct 31 – Nov 4, 2021.
  7. Mansory E, Alphonsus L, Hutson J, de Vrijer B, Lazo-Langner A. Recurrent VTE in pregnant woman with previous personal history of VTE: A systematic review and meta-analysis. American Society of Hematology. Atlanta, GA. Dec 11-14, 2021

2020

PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES

  1. Baines KJ, Rampersaud AM, Hillier DM, Jeyarajah MJ, Grafham GK, Eastabrook G, Lacefield JC, Renaud SJ. Antiviral Inflammation during Early Pregnancy Reduces Placental and Fetal Growth Trajectories. J Immunol. 2020 Feb 1;204(3):694-706.
  2. Nagpal TS, Prapavessis H, Campbell CG, de Vrijer B, Bgeginski R, Hosein K, Paplinskie S, Manley M, Mottola MF. Sequential Introduction of Exercise First Followed by Nutrition Improves Program Adherence During Pregnancy: a Randomized Controlled Trial. Int J Behav Med. 2020 Feb;27(1):108-118
  3. Giza SA, Olmstead CE, McCooeye DA, Miller MR, Penava D, Eastabrook G, McKenzie CA, de Vrijer B. Measuring fetal adipose tissue growth using 3D Water-Fat MRI: A feasibility study. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2020 Mar;33(5):831-837. 
  4. Shenouda C, Wijesooriya A, Toufeili A, Miller MR, Penava D, de Vrijer BLabour Progression in Obese Women: Are Women with Increased Body Mass Index Having Unnecessary Caesarean Sections? J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2020 Mar;42(3):293-300.
  5. Nagpal TS, Prapavessis H, Campbell CG, de Vrijer B, Giroux I, Mottola MF. Are pre-pregnancy weight fluctuations and adherence to prenatal nutrition and exercise recommendations related to excessive gestational weight gain? J Behav Med. 2020 Dec;43(6):1047-1055.
  6. Cohen M, Guo E, Pucchio A, de Vrijer B, Shepherd TG, Eastabrook GMaternal obesity reduces placental autophagy marker expression in uncomplicated pregnancies. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2020 Aug;46(8):1282-1291
  7. Goldberg E, McKenzie CA, de Vrijer B, Eagleson R, de Ribaupierre S. Fetal Response to a Maternal Internal Auditory Stimulus. J Magn Reson Imaging. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2020 Jul;52(1):139-145.
  8. Jeyarajah MJ, Renaud SJ, Hardy DB. Eastabrook G, Lala PK. Protecting the placenta. Health Science Inquiry. 2020 Aug 10; 11 (1). https://www.healthscienceinquiry.com/index.php/hsi/article/view/308 
  9. Vasanthamohan L, Choo S, Marshall T, Symons YT, Matsui D, Eastabrook G, Solh Z. Peripartum hyperhemolysis prophylaxis and management in sickle cell disease: A case report and narrative review. Transfusion. 2020 Oct;60(10):2448-2455

ABSTRACTS PRESENTED

  1. Giza SA, Sethi S, de Vrijer B, McKenzie CA. Challenges of Identifying Human Fetal Brown Adipose Tissue using MRI. In-Utero MRI. Oxford, UK. Jan 7-10, 2020. [Oral and Poster]
  2. Choo S, de Vrijer B, Brown H, Stitt L, Regnault TRH, Richardson BS. Gestational age (GA) at birth impacts umbilical cord O2 values: implications for fetal O2 delivery and consumption. CNPRM. Banff, AB. Feb 12-15, 2020.
  3. Bgeginski R, Nagpal TS, Prapavessis H, de Vrijer B, Campbell CG, Hosein K, Paplinskie S, Manley M, Mottola MF. A healthy lifestyle intervention during pregnancy: Key to preventing chronic disease risk? 2020 American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. San Francisco, California. May 26-30, 2020. Virtual.
  4. Nagpal TS, Prapavessis H, Campbell CG, de Vrijer B, Mottola MF. Sequential versus simultaneous introduction of nutrition and exercise behaviours during pregnancy: Which strategy improves intervention adherence? International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA). Jun 15-20, 2020. Virtual **Highlight presentation for the Motivation and Behavior Change Special Interest Group**

POSTERS PRESENTED

  1. Sethi S, Giza SA, Empey ME, de Vrijer B, McKenzie CA. Quantification of T1 and T2* Relaxation Times of Fetal Fat & Fetal Muscles at 1.5 T. In-Utero MRI. Oxford, UK. Jan 7-10, 2020. [Poster & Power Pitch Poster Presentation] **Won Best Power Pitch!**
  2. Lalani S, Morassut R, Eastabrook G, de Vrijer B. Labour Induction In Women With Class III Obesity: A Single Center Experience. Society for Reproductive Investigation (SRI). Vancouver, BC. Mar 10-14, 2020
  3. Richardson BS. de Vrijer B, Brown H, Choo S, Stitt L, Regnault TRH. Have the Increases in Maternal Obesity, Diabetes and Fetal Macrosomia Impacted Fetal-Placental Size at Birth and Umbilical Cord Oxygen Values? Society for Reproductive Investigation (SRI). Vancouver, BC. Mar 10-14, 2020.
  4. Choo S, de Vrijer B, Brown H, Stitt L, Regnault TRH, Richardson BS. The Impact of Maternal Diabetes on Fetal-Placental Size at Birth and Umbilical Cord Oxygen Values. Society for Reproductive Investigation (SRI). Vancouver, BC. Mar 10-14, 2020.
  5. Eastabrook G, Murray E, Miller M, Siu S, de Vrijer B. Increased Arterial Stiffness in Maternal Obesity and Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy. Society for Reproductive Investigation (SRI). Vancouver, BC. Mar 10-14, 2020.
  6. Sethi S, Giza SA, Empey MET, de Vrijer B, McKenzie CA. Quantification of T1 and T2* Relaxation Times of Fetal Fat and Fetal Muscles at 1.5 T. Imaging Network of Ontario (IMNO). Toronto, ON. Mar 26-27, 2020. Virtual.
  7. Hosein K, Nagpal TS, Bgeginski R, Prapavessis H, de Vrijer B, Campbell CG, Paplinskie S, Manley M, Mottola MF. Exercise and nutrition patterns of pregnant women self-selecting for participation in a lifestyle intervention. 2020 American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. San Francisco, California. May 26-30, 2020. Virtual.
  8. Nichols ES, Correa S, Thorburn R, Goldberg E, de Vrijer B, Eagleson R, McKenzie CA, de Ribaupierre S, Duerden EG. Fetal brain masking: evaluating the generalizability of an automated toolbox. PIPPI 2020. Oct 8, 2020 [ePoster] Virtual.

2019

Peer-reviewed Articles

  1. Baines KJ, Rampersaud AM, Hillier DM, Jeyarajah MJ, Grafham GK, Eastabrook G, Lacefield JC, Renaud SJ. Antiviral Inflammation during Early Pregnancy Reduces Placental and Fetal Growth Trajectories. J Immunol. 2019 Dec 27. pii: ji1900888. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1900888. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Nagpal TS, Prapavessis H, Campbell CG, de Vrijer B, Bgeginski R, Hosein K, Paplinskie S, Manley M, Mottola MF. Sequential Introduction of Exercise First Followed by Nutrition Improves Program Adherence During Pregnancy: a Randomized Controlled Trial. Int J Behav Med. 2019 Dec 23. doi: 10.1007/s12529-019-09840-0. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Ahimbisibwe A, Coughlin K, Eastabrook GRespiratory Morbidity in Late Preterm and Term Babies Born by Elective Caesarean section. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2019 Aug;41(8):1144-1149.
  4. Shenouda C, Wijesooriya A, Toufeili A, Miller MR, Penava D, de Vrijer BLabour Progression in Obese Women: Are Women With Increased Body Mass Index Having Unnecessary Caesarean Sections? J Obstet Gynaecol Can, 2019 Jul 16. pii: S1701-2163(19)30468-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jogc.2019.04.014. [Epub ahead of print]

Abstracts Presented

  1. Molinaro ML, Evans M, Regnault TRH, de Vrijer B. Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD): Uncovering Health Care Providers’ Experience in Practice. Canadian National Perinatal Research Meeting (CNPRM). Mont-Tremblant, QC. Feb 12-15, 2019.
  2. Sethi S, Giza SA, Empey ME, de Vrijer B, McKenzie CA. Quantifying T1 and T2 * Relaxation Times of Fetal Tissues at 1.5 T. Imaging Network of Ontario (IMNO). London, ON. Mar 28-29, 2019.
  3. Goldberg E, McKenzie CA, de Vrijer B, Eagleson R, de Ribaupierre S. User Friendly Fetal fMRI Image Segmentation Pipeline. Imaging Network of Ontario (IMNO). London, ON. Mar 28-29, 2019.
  4. Sethi S, Giza SA, Empey ME, de Vrijer B, McKenzie CA. Quantifying T1 and T2* Relaxation Times of Fetal Fat, Fetal Liver, Fetal Kidney, and Amniotic Fluid at 1.5T. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) Annual Meeting. Montreal, QC. May 11-16, 2019. **2019 ISMRM Merit Award (Magna cum laude)**
  5. Sethi S, Giza SA, Empey ME, de Vrijer B, McKenzie CA. Quantification of T1 and T2* Relaxation Times of Fetal Tissues at 1.5 Tesla. London Imaging Discovery Day (LIDD). London, ON. June 12, 2019.

Posters Presented

  1. de Ribaupierre S, Goldberg E, McKenzie CA, de Vrijer B, Eagleson R. Music and the Fetal Brain – Auditory Task fMRI Triggered by Maternal Singing? Alpine Brain Imaging Meeting (ABIM). Champéry, Switzerland. Jan 6-10, 2019.
  2. Nagpal TS, Prapavessis H, Campbell C, de Vrijer B, Mottola MF. Do weight fluctuations before pregnancy influence gestational weight gain and adherence to nutrition and exercise recommendations during pregnancy? Canadian National Perinatal Research Meeting (CNPRM). Mont-Tremblant, QC. Feb 12-15, 2019. 
  3. Sethi SGiza SAEmpey MEde Vrijer B, McKenzie CA. Quantifying T1 and T2* Relaxation Times of Fetal Tissues at 1.5 T. London Health Research Day, London, Ontario. Apr 30, 2019.
  4. Goldberg E, McKenzie CA, de Vrijer B, Eagleson R, de Ribaupierre S. Can Auditory Task fMRI Stimulate the Primary Auditory Cortex in a Fetus. London Health Research Day, London, ON. Apr 30, 2019
  5. Goldberg E, McKenzie CA, de Vrijer B, Eagleson R, de Ribaupierre S. Fetal Brain Response to an Auditory Stimulus. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) Annual Meeting. Montreal, QC. May 11-16, 2019. [Digital Poster] **3rd place, Fetal and Placental Study Group Power Pitch**
  6. Giza SA, Eastabrook G, de Vrijer B, McKenzie CA. Challenges of Identifying Human Fetal Brown Adipose Tissue using MRI. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) Annual Meeting. Singapore. July 21-24 2019. [Power Pitch Poster Presentation]

 

2018

Peer-reviewed Articles

  1. Eastabrook G, Aksoy T, Bedell S, Penava D, de Vrijer B. Preeclampsia biomarkers: An assessment of maternal cardiometabolic health. Pregnancy Hypertens. 2018 Jul;13:204-213.
  2. Giza SA, Miller MR, Parthasarathy P, de Vrijer B, McKenzie CA. Comparison of modified two-point dixon and chemical shift encoded MRI water-fat separation methods for fetal fat quantification. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2018 Jul;48(1):274-282.
  3. Delhaes F, Giza SA, Koreman T, Eastabrook G, Bedell S, McKenzie CA, Regnault TRH, de Vrijer B. Altered Maternal and Placental Lipid metabolism and Fetal Fat Development in Obesity: Current knowledge and advances in non-invasive assessment. Placenta. 2018 Sep;69:118-124.

Abstracts Presented

  1. Giza S, Koreman TL, de Vrijer B, McKenzie C. 3D Water-Fat MRI Detection of Developmental Maturity in Fetal Adipose Tissue Compartments. Imaging Network of Ontario (IMNO). Toronto, ON. Mar 28-29, 2018 **Runner-up award**
  2. Huard K, Alexander C, Miller M, Eastabrook G, de Vrijer B, Penava D. Wound complication rates post-caesarean section in women with BMI >40 kg/m2. Paul Harding Research Awards Day, London, ON. Apr 18, 2018.
  3. Nagpal TS, Vaikuntharajan P, Mottola MF, Penava D, Prapavessis H, de Vrijer B. What do we learn from obese pregnant women when we ask a weight and health history? Paul Harding Research Awards Day, London, ON. Apr 18, 2018.
  4. Molinaro ML, Evans M, Regnault TRH, de Vrijer B. Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD): Uncovering health care providers’ experience in practice. Paul Harding Research Awards Day, London, ON. Apr 18, 2018.
  5. Giza SA, Koreman TL, Penava D, Eastabrook G, McKenzie CA, de Vrijer B. 3D water-fat MRI detection of developmental maturity in fetal adipose tissue compartments. Paul Harding Research Awards Day, London, ON. Apr 18, 2018.
       

Posters Presented

  1. Cohen M, Pucchio A, de Vrijer B, Shepherd T, Eastabrook G. Placental Autophagy: A Marker for Placental Dysfunction in Obese Women. Canadian National Perinatal Research Meeting (CNPRM). Banff, AB. Feb 15, 2018.Matt Cohen CNPRM 2018 poster
  2. Sethi S, Giza SA, Hashimoto T, de Vrijer B, McKenzie C. Quantitative Assessment of Fat Accumulation in Liver of Pregnant Women with Normal and Obese Body Mass Index. Inspiring Young Women in STEM, Western Women in Neuroscience and BrainsCAN. London, ON. Mar 4, 2018.
  3. Giza S, Sethi S, Hashimoto T, de Vrijer B, McKenzie CA. Fatty Liver Assessment in Obese and Non-obese Pregnant Women with Water-Fat MRI. Imaging Network of Ontario (IMNO). Toronto, ON. Mar 28-29, 2018
  4. Murray E, Dooley R, Siu S, de Vrijer B, Eastabrook G. Pulse wave velocity as a tool to assess maternal cardiovascular health in pregnancies complicated by obesity, preeclampsia, and intrauterine growth restriction. Paul Harding Research Awards Day, London, ON. Apr 18, 2018.Erin Murray
  5. Koreman TL, Giza SA, Eastabrook G, Penava D, McKenzie CA, de Vrijer B. Fetal Subcutaenous Fat by 3D Water-Fat MRI is independent of maternal, excessive pregnancy weight gain and diabetes. Paul Harding Research Awards Day, London, ON. Apr 18, 2018.Tianna Koreman
  6. Huard K, McMurphy L, Alexander C, Eastabrook G, de Vrijer B, Penava D. A randomized double-blind trial using antimicrobial gauze pre- and post-operatively in women with BMI >40 kg/m2 to decrease wound complications. Paul Harding Research Awards Day, London, ON. Apr 18, 2018.Kara Huard
  7. Nagpal TS, Vaikuntharajan P, de Vrijer B, Prapavessis H, Penava D, Mottola MF. Patient experience on weight management advice prior to pregnancy from physicians and dietitians. ACSM Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, US. May 29, 2018.
  8. Giza S, Sethi S, Hashimoto T, de Vrijer B, McKenzie CA. Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Assessment in Obese and Non-obese Pregnant Women with Water-Fat MRI. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) Annual Meeting. Paris, France. Jun 16-22, 2018.
  9. Giza S, Koreman TL, de Vrijer B, McKenzie C. 3D Water-Fat MRI Detection of Developmental Maturity in Fetal Adipose Tissue Compartments. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) Annual Meeting. Paris, France. Jun 16-22, 2018. *e-poster
  10. Koreman TL, Giza SA, Eastabrook G, Penava D, McKenzie CA, de Vrijer B. Fetal subcutaneous fat by 3D Water-fat MRI is independent of maternal obesity, excessive pregnancy weight gain and diabetes. SOGC Annual Clinical & Scientific Conference. Victoria, BC. Jun 26-29, 2018.
  11. Murray E, Dooley R, Siu S, de Vrijer B, Eastabrook. Pulse wave velocity as a tool to assess maternal cardiovascular health in pregnancies complicated by obesity, preeclampsia, and IUGR. SOGC Annual Clinical & Scientific Conference. Victoria, BC. Jun 26-29, 2018. **Best of Three (Junior Member Obstetrics)**
  12. Evans M, Molinaro ML, Regnault TRH, de Vrijer B. Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD): Uncovering Health Care Providers’ Experience in Practice. SOGC Annual Clinical & Scientific Conference. Victoria, BC. Jun 26-29, 2018.

Invited Presentations

  1. de Vrijer B (Panelist). Perspective of Physicians on Obesity: Prevention, Management and Care, Canadian Obesity Network Student Meeting. London, ON. Jun 21, 2018.
  2. Eastabrook G, de Vrijer B. Maternal and Fetal Cardiometabolic Health: From preconception to the first 1000 days and beyond. SOGC Annual Clinical & Scientific Conference. SOGC Annual Clinical & Scientific Conference. Victoria, BC. Jun 28, 2018. [Plenary]

2017

Abstracts Presented

  1. Giza S, Olmstead C, Regnault T, Penava D, Eastabrook G, McKenzie C, de Vrijer B. 3D Water-Fat MRI of Fetal Fat Development. Canadian National Perinatal Research Meeting (CNPRM). Montebello, QB. Feb 14-17, 2017.
  2. Giza S, de Vrijer B, McKenzie C. Comparison between 2-point Dixon and Quantitative IDEAL for Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Fetal Adipose Tissue. Imaging Network of Ontario. London, ON. Mar 15-16, 2017
  3. Giza SA, Olmstead C, McCooeye D, Rockel CP, Akbari A, Wade TP, Penava D, Regnault TRH, Eastabrook GE, McKenzie CA, de Vrijer B. Quantification of fetal fat development in mid-late gestation using 3D water-fat MRI. Paul Harding Research Awards Day, London, ON. May 17, 2017.
  4. Cohen M, Eastabrook G, Shepherd T, de Vrijer B. Placental autophagy: a marker for placental dysfunction in obese women. Paul Harding Research Awards Day, London, ON. May 17, 2017. **Resident Award Winner, Second Prize**
  5. Jaradat D, Taylor T, Evans M, de Vrijer B, Penava D. Pregnant Women’s Experiences with Obesity. Paul Harding Research Awards Day, London, ON. May 17, 2017.
  6. de Vrijer B, Giza S, Olmstead C, Penava D, Eastabrook G, Regnault T, McKenzie C. Imaging fetal subcutaneous fat development using 3D water-fat MRI. SOGC Annual Clinical & Scientific Conference. Ottawa, ON. Jun 20-23, 2017. 
       

Posters Presented

  1. Nandi P, Eastabrook G, de Vrijer B, Lala PK. Decorin-mediated FOS Regulation in Trophoblast Migration: Implications for pre-eclampsia, Canadian National Perinatal Research Meeting (CNPRM), Montebello, Quebec. Feb 14, 2017.
  2. McCooeye D, Giza S, Olmstead C, de Vrijer B, McKenzie C. Impact of Motion and Maternal BMI on Segmentation in Fetal MRI. Imaging Network of Ontario. London, ON. Mar 15-16, 2017
  3. Giza S, de Vrijer B, McKenzie C. Comparison between 2-point Dixon and Quantitative IDEAL for Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Fetal Adipose Tissue. London Health Research Day. London, ON. March 28, 2017.
  4. McCooeye D, Giza S, Olmstead C, de Vrijer B, McKenzie C. Impact of Motion and Maternal BMI on Segmentation in Fetal FIESTA and LAVAFLEX MRI. London Health Research Day. London, ON. March 28, 2017.
  5. Giza S, de Vrijer B, McKenzie C. Pseudo-fat in the fetal liver with two-point Dixon water-fat separation. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) Annual Meeting. Honolulu, HI, USA. Apr 22-27, 2017.
  6. Giza SA, Olmstead C, McCooeye D, Rockel CP, Akbari A, Wade TP, Penava D, Regnault TRH, Eastabrook GE, McKenzie CA, de Vrijer B. Quantification of Fetal Fat Development in Mid-Late Gestation using 3D Water-Fat MRI. LIDD 2017. London, ON. June 27, 2017. [2nd place poster award] *e-poster   

Invited Presentations

  1. McKenzie C, Regnault T, de Vrijer B. Seeing inside people, inside people. Council of Academic Hospitals in Ontario. London, ON. Jan 20, 2017.
  2. de Vrijer B. “My Clinic” Guest lecture at Foods & Nutrition 2241 for Dietician students: Nutrition throughout the human life cycle. Brescia University College, Feb 1, 2017
  3. de Vrijer B, Giza S, Olmstead C, Penava D, Eastabrook G, Regnault TRH, McKenzie CA. Insight Inside: Imaging fetal adipose tissue development with 3D water-fat MRI. Latin American Society for Maternal Fetal Interaction and Placenta (SLIMP). Puerto Varas, Chile. April 11-13, 2017.
       

2016

Abstracts Presented

  1. Giza S, Olmstead C, Penava D, Eastabrook G, McKenzie C, de Vrijer B. A Quantitative Tool for the Study of Adipose Tissue Development in Utero: 3D Water-Fat MRI. Fetal Growth Meeting, Toronto, ON. Nov 17, 2016. [MSH Maternal Fetal Medicine Award]

Posters Presented

  1. Giza S, Olmstead C, McKenzie C, de Vrijer B. Feasibility of Fetal Fat Quantification in High BMI Patients Using MRI. 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting Society for Reproductive Investigation, Montreal, QB. Mar 16, 2016.
  2. Eastabrook G, Siddiqi MF, Nandi P, Penava D, Lala PK, de Vrijer B. Second trimester decorin levels are elevated in preeclampsia irrespective of pre-pregnancy BMI. 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting Society for Reproductive Investigation, Montreal, QB. Mar 16, 2016.
  3. Giza S, Olmstead C, McKenzie CA, de Vrijer B. Feasibility of Fetal Fat Quantification in High BMI Patients using MRI. London Health Research Day, London, Ontario. Mar 29, 2016.
  4. Giza S, Olmstead CSinclair K, McKenzie C, de Vrijer B. Feasibility of Fetal Fat Volume Assessment using 3D Water-Fat MRI. 24th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Singapore. May 7, 2016.   

Invited Presentations

  1. de Vrijer B. Lost in translation: Impact of maternal obesity on the clinical utility of biomarkers for preeclampsia and IUGR. Children’s Health Research Institute Seminar Series. London, ON. Feb 24, 2016.
  2. de Vrijer B, Eastabrook G. Collaborative obesity in pregnancy research program. Children’s Health Research Institute (CHRI), Maternal, Fetal & Newborn Health Division Meeting. London, ON. Dec 12, 2016.