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Human evolution in action: How collaborating with Africans provides genetic and biological insights in maternal health disparities (King's/Cambridge-Africa Seminar)

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  • UserProfessor Ashley Moffett (Department of Pathology in Cambridge, Wellcome Trust-Cambridge Centre for Global Health Research, and the Centre for Trophoblast Research World_link
  • ClockTuesday 03 November 2015, 17:30-18:30
  • HouseWine Room, King's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TS.

If you have a question about this talk, please contact Dr Pauline Essah.

Wine will be served from 17:15

This seminar will look at the spectrum of biological, medical, evolutionary and cultural issues that contribute to the tragedy of maternal mortality in Africa.

Some of the projects in maternal health now underway as part of the Cambridge-Africa Programme will be described to illustrate the importance of studying disorders of pregnancy in the population most affected by them.

This talk is part of the Cambridge-Africa Programme series.

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