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The research led by professor Marcel Mannens focusses on (epi)genetic changes that lead to disease and/or aberrant development.
A disaster created an opportunity to investigate the effects of undernutrition during the earliest stages of human development on later health and wellbeing.
Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) for fetal aneuploidy such as Down syndrome has rapidly transformed the global prenatal screening landscape.
Long term outcome prediction in preterm children is impossible or inaccurate. To improve this we develop a prediction model with machine learning techniques.
Should a very preterm infants be treated with corticosteroids? We aim to develop an innovation prediction model for bronchopulmonary dysplasia.
What causes women to have twin (or higher-order multiple birth) pregnancies? To answer we need to distinguish between identical and fraternal twin pregnancies.
Maternal sildenafil to remedy placental insufficiency and extreme fetal growth restriction is ineffective and potentially even harmful.