The aim of the centre, within the UCD School of Medicine, is to coordinate national and international collaborative research in maternal and foetal health, including diabetes and nutrition in pregnancy, to improve the long-term health of mothers and their infants.
Among the research studies being carried out at the centre is the Pregnancy Exercise and Nutrition Study with Smartphone Application Support (PEARS), which involves over 500 women. <span style=”font-size: xx-small;”><em>Photo: Iain White</em></span>
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