The Role Of Innate Lymphoid Cells In Decidual Function
Sponsor: NIH/NICHD 5 K12 HD 000849-28
The goal of this project is to determine the role Innate Lymphoid Cells play in decidual vascular remodeling necessary for healthy placenta and pregnancy. Phase I – current – 2 years, Phase 2 – renewal – 2 years.
(PIs: Iruretagoyena / Bird / Stanic), Led By Dr. Jenna Racine: Vitamin C As A Potential Treatment For Diminishing The Inflammatory Response Of Lymphocytes In Preeclampsia
We will be constructing in vitro assays for study of T cell activation and will be studying the influence of Vitamin C on cytokine profiles of normal pregnancy and preeclamptic T cells. With the MFM division director Dr. Iruretagoyena, we will also by studing brachial artery reactivity of preeclampsia patients treated the the experimental Vitamin C protocol.