Pre-term Birth: Unraveling the Mystery of the Vaginal Flora

McMaster Grand Rounds this morning: great talk about the possible use of probiotics as preventative treatment of pre-term birth due to bacterial vaginosis. The most interesting for me was the differences in cytokines produced from placental tissue of male vs. female fetuses!
I’ve shared the notes from this here:


About Jennifer Stearns

Farncombe Family Chair in Microbial Ecology and Bioinformatics and Assistant Professor at McMaster University
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