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Preterm Birth Genome Project and Raine Study

By Daniel Bartels • June 19th, 2015

Our research programmes investigate the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD) and the genetic antecedents of preterm birth. Non-communicable diseases (NCD) currently account for 63% of deaths worldwide, a figure predicted to increase. Non-communicable diseases are largely preventable through effective interventions that target shared risk factors namely, tobacco use, unhealthy diet, physical inactivity andmore…