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Director of the Tommy's National Centre for Miscarriage Research

arri-heroes-profileArri Coomarasamy

Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research
Professor of Gynaecology

Professor Arri Coomarasamy is the Director of Tommy’s National Centre for Miscarriage Research, with specialist teams in Birmingham, Coventry and London, putting patient priorities at the heart of efforts to tackle the widespread and devastating condition of early pregnancy loss.  

Arri is one of our Birmingham Heroes - challenging the misconceptions of miscarriage and finding answers at a time when nothing makes sense. 

Finding out why miscarriage happens

Stephanie Allen Investigates cell free fetal DNA in the context of miscarriage.
Sarah Conner Supports a variety of our studies in the field of reproductive biology.
Graham Fews Brings expertise in molecular biology, cell biology and genetics.
Susan Hamilton Supports our portfolio of genetic studies.
Jackson Kirkman Brown Leads our work on the male causes of miscarriage
Fiona Togneri  Brings particular expertise in microarrays and cytogenetics.

Finding out if miscarriage will happen again

Mark Drayson Director of Clinical Immunology Services in Birmingham.
Abey Eapen Developing prediction models of recurrent miscarriage risk. 
Hoda Harb  Founding co-ordinator of the United Kingdom Early Pregnancy Surveillance Service.
Mark Kilby Brings specialist expertise in prenatal diagnosis, fetal anomalies, fetal therapy and intrauterine growth restriction.
David Lissauer  Leads our work on adaptations of the maternal immune system during pregnancy.
Paul Moss  Director of Research and Knowledge Transfer. 
Aurelio Tobias  Assists our statistical analyses of miscarriage studies.  

Finding out how to prevent miscarriage happening again

Justin Chu Investigates the role of vitamin D in early pregnancy, and the medical management of miscarriage. 
Adam Devall  Co-ordinator of our national network of miscarriage researchers and our work on progesterone for early pregnancy bleeding
Ioannis Gallos Leader of our network meta-analyses of miscarriage studies. 
Paul Smith Investigates the use of ultrasound in surgical management of miscarriage.
Kirandeep Sunner Co-ordinator of our study of thyroid antibodies in women with unexplained miscarriage.
Amie Wilson Co-ordinator of our trial of antibiotics for miscarriage surgery in low income settings.
Manjeet Shehmar Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Clinical Director for Gynaecology at Birmingham Women's Hospital. 

Finding out how to bear miscarriage

 Laura Jones Oversees our qualitative studies of early pregnancy.
 Helen Williams

Exploring stories of misCOURAGE and the lived experience of miscarriage.