Inaugural Lecture Series: From Blastocyst to Baby: Miscarriage Research

Leonard Deacon Lecture Theatre
Medical and Dental Sciences
Wednesday 5th June 2013 (16:30-18:30)
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Yvonne Dawson 
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 4054

From Blastocyst to Baby: Miscarriage Research

Professor Arri Coomarasamy
Professor of Gynaecology
School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine
College of Medical and Dental Sciences

Arri Coomarasamy is a Professor of Gynaecology and a trustee of Ammalife, an international charity with a mission to reduce maternal death and disability in the developing world ( He holds numerous research grants, of over £8 million, and has published over 90 peer-reviewed articles. His research program includes leading the three national/international multicentre randomised trials, one on the role of progesterone therapy in recurrent miscarriages (The PROMISE Trial) another on the use of levothyroxine in women with thyroid antibodies (The TABLET Trial) and the third on the effects of prophylactic antibiotics before miscarriage surgery in low-income countries (the AIMS Trial) .

He is a past editor for British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Prof. Coomarasamy received his undergraduate medical training at the University of Birmingham, and subspecialist training in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery from Guy’s Hospital, London. He was awarded an MD by the University of Birmingham for his work exploring the integration of diagnostic and therapeutic information.

For further information please contact Yvonne Dawson on / or by telephone on +44 (0)121 414 4054

Registration is not essential. All are welcome to attend.