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Human Placenta Project To Meet

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On Apr. 14-15, NIH will host its third annual meeting on the Human Placenta Project (HPP) at Natcher Conference Center. The HPP, a collaborative research effort to better understand the role of the placenta in health and disease, supports development of novel technologies to enable real-time assessment of placental structure and function throughout pregnancy. The meeting will attract a broad range of scientists and clinicians, including experts in placental biology and obstetrics as well as creative thinkers in biotechnology, imaging, data science and other arenas. For more information and to register, visit

The NIH Record

The NIH Record, founded in 1949, is the biweekly newsletter for employees of the National Institutes of Health.

Published 25 times each year, it comes out on payday Fridays.

Associate Editor: Carla Garnett

Staff Writers:

Eric Bock

Dana Talesnik

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