The group is studying the ways in which the developing brain may be injured, and how to prevent it happening with medicines which could be used in pregnancy.
The group is also working with other research groups worldwide to predict other complications of pregnancy, such as pre-eclampsia (high blood pressure) and low birthweight, both of which are causes of brain injury in babies.
To read more about the research activities undertaken by the team, take a look at the lay summary below.
Research at the University of Leeds
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