- Many close knit and private communities can view health services that lie outside their community as "not for them". Approaching women via nurses, midwives or health services within their community can help to build bridges.
- There can be hesitancy or... more »
A1. Identify the most significant recent achievements (technical/understanding) that position the field to gain a deeper understanding of human placenta development and function and support their advancement.
A2. Address the key knowledge gaps that hinder our capability to understand placenta development and function across pregnancy within the maternal/fetal/placenta ecosystem.... more »
• Ensure that people with disabilities (PWD) are included among the subject populations – and special efforts are made to support their reproductive health and opportunities. Often, PWD are not asked about reproductive health and are not offered... more »
• Development of trophoblast and decidual organoids
• Induced pluripotent stem cells
• Introduction of single cell and spatial technology to probe placental biology
• Appreciation of the roles of extracellular vesicles and the development of tools to probe their mechanism of action and function
• Advances in "omics" technologies and integration of "omic" data
• Emergence of microfluidic... more »
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There are many ways to tie all the things that have been learned in HPP to what is next. How do you think would be the most fruitful