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Society for Endocrinology BES 2011

Oral Communications

Reproduction and fetal programming

The effect of a maternal low protein diet on renal development and function in the offspring
1University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK; 2Macauley Land Use Research Institute, Aberdeen, UK.
Mutations in the gene encoding the fibroblast growth factor 8 (FGF8) are associated with complex midline defects including recessive holoprosencephaly and hypothalamo-pituitary dysfunction
1Clinical and Molecular Genetics Unit, Institute of Child Health, London, UK; 2Neural Development Unit, Institute of Child Health, London, UK; 3Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, UK; 4National Institute of Child Health, Karachi, Pakistan; 5Department of Paediatrics, St Mary’s Hospital, Portsmouth, UK; 6Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA; 7Harvard Reproductive Endocrine Sciences Center and Reproductive Endocrine Unit of the Department of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Impaired cardiac function in GR-/- fetal mice
1Centre for Cardiovascular Science, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK; 2Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.
Plasma biomarkers for early prediction of preeclampsia
Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK.
Altered fetoplacental growth in monocarboxylate transporter 8 (Mct8) knockout mice
1University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK; 2Leibniz Institute for Age Research-Fritz Lipmann Institute, Jena, Germany.