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Leadership



Louise Laurent, MD, PhD

Professor
Vice Chair for Translational Research​
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and
Reproductive
Sciences

Research Interests: Biomarker discovery for
preeclampsia
and other pregnancy complications,
with a focus on
extracellular RNA's; mechanisms
underlying normal and
abormal human
development.

Contact: llaurent@health.ucsd.edu
https://profiles.ucsd.edu/louise.laurent
Lab Website


Mana Parast, MD, PhD

Professor
Director of Perinatal Pathology
Division of Anatomic Pathology
Department of Pathology

Research Interests:
Understanding the development and function of the placenta and its impacts on both fetal growth and development and maternal health; placental pathology in the setting of preeclampsia, fetal growth restriction, and stillbirth.

Contact: mparast@health.ucsd.edu
https://profiles.ucsd.edu/mana.parast