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Non-infectious inflammation induced by uric acid during pregnancy and the impact on child neurodevelopment

Principal Investigator:
  • Marie-Eve Brien, CHU-Saint Justine
  • CHU Ste-Justine

Project Overview

This project focuses on how inflammation, without an infection, can alter brain development when a baby was exposed during pregnancy. Marie-Eve Brien investigates how this sub-optimal prenatal environment programs the developing brain for neurodevelopmental disorders through inflammation in the placenta.