Research course

Women's Health

Institution
UCL - University College London · Institute for Women's Health
Qualifications
MD(Res)

Entry requirements

Candidates must have obtained the MBBS degree from the University of London or some other registerable primary qualification in Medicine and be eligible for full registration or hold limited registration with the General Medical Council (GMC).

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our research covers the life course of women from childhood to puberty, motherhood to menopause, and maturity to old age, with the objective of making a difference to the health of women in the UK and internationally. Research may be pursued across the fields of maternal and fetal medicine, neonatology, reproductive health, and women’s cancer.

Research areas

  • Early placental development and pregnancy failure
  • Epigenetics and development
  • Fetal medicine and fetal therapy
  • Prenatal, fetal, neonatal, and adult gene transfer for disease modelling
  • Oocyte growth and maturation
  • Preimplantation development, genetics, and diagnosis
  • Perinatal and neonatal brain protection
  • Prenatal screening and diagnosis
  • Preterm birth and its prevention
  • Proteomic studies
  • Reproductive endocrinology
  • Sexual health and development
  • Women’s cancer biology and risk prediction

Qualification and course duration

MD(Res)

full time
24 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Angela Poulter
Email
a.poulter@ucl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7679 6050