Cover image for lecture: Preeclampsia - What Are we Learning? (Part One)

Lecture Overview

Part one of this two-part series on preeclampsia provides a fascinating introduction to a disease of pregnancy that is steeped in history and myths. Professor Shaun Brennecke's insightful, practical and knowledgable talk will uncover the facts and bring you up to speed on the most modern information available regarding this deadly disease.


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Shaun Brennecke

Professor Shaun Brennecke is the Director, Department of Perinatal Medicine, and Head of its Pregnancy Research Centre at the Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne. Professor Brennecke graduated from the University of Adelaide in 1978 and in 1984 he received a Doctorate of Philosophy degree from Oxford University, England for studies on the control of prostaglandins in the perinatal period. Professor Brennecke's clinical and research interests focus on aspects of Maternal Fetal Medicine, especially pre-eclampsia, fetal growth restriction, preterm labour, placental function, the endocrinology of human pregnancy and parturition, the assessment of fetal welfare, miscarriage and factors influencing perinatal morbidity and mortality. He has published over 170 clinical and research papers on these topics.




38 Total Rating(s)

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Christine Krahe
19 Mar 2019

Informative presentation

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Maura Penn
17 Feb 2019

Good resource

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Jane beswick
09 Feb 2019

Really informative lecture on preeclampsia

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Julie Dickson
24 Oct 2018

Good recap of prior knowledge

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Nicole Mackin
16 Jul 2018

Wonderful presenter, engaging, informative and great explanation.

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Catriona Middleton-Rennie
10 Jul 2018

Really interesting and informative.

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Patricia Hurst
31 May 2018

Another excellent presentation

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Lara Rayson
30 May 2018

Engaging, interesting and easy to understand.

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Sandra Nowell
24 May 2018

Very clear, well presented

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Arleta Roszkowski
23 May 2018