RICHARD DOLL SEMINAR: Obesity in pregnancy: of mice and women
Professor Lucilla Poston, Division of Women's Health, King's College London
Richard Doll Seminars
Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 1pm to 2pm
Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Bldg., Old Road Campus
Professor of Maternal and Fetal Health
Division of Women’s Health, King’s College London
Professor Lucilla Poston is Head of the Division of Women’s Health in the School of Medicine at King’s College London, and research lead in Women’s Health for the King’s Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre. She graduated in Physiology from University College London, and undertook her PhD at King’s College London. Her research team focus on pre-eclampsia, obesity in pregnancy and the developmental origins of disease.
Professor Poston is a Fellow ad eundem of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, a Senior Investigator (UK) of the National Institute for Health Research, and Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences (UK). She has published more than 250 original research papers.