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Dr. Perrie O’Tierney-Ginn published in Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism

Perrie O’Tierney-Ginn, PhDMIRI Principal Investigator Perrie O’Tierney-Ginn, PhD was invited to write a commentary in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. The paper, “Let’s talk about sex ̶ placentas’ central role in sexually dimorphic responses to the maternal milieu,” has been published open-access. Read it here. Dr. O’Tierney-Ginn’s overall interest is to understand the effect of the maternal nutritional environment (metabolism, diet, body composition) on placental function, and fetal nutrient delivery and growth. A self-described “Perinatal Ecologist,” Dr. O’Tierney-Ginn is fascinated by the interaction between the mother, baby and placenta and their environment. Dr. O’Tierney-Ginn’s work is funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.