The group focuses on Perinatal Pharmacology and Biochemistry (pharmacological and biochemical topics of Obstetrics) using experimental, clinical and epidemiological research methods:
University of Basel (Department of Obstetrics; Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences); University of Maastricht (Department of Epidemiology), the Netherlands; Louis Bolk Institute, Driebergen, the Netherlands; Paracelsus-Hospital Richterswil; Clinic Arlesheim.
Preterm labour, uterine contractions, tocolysis, oxytocin receptor polymorphisms, phytotherapy, Bryophyllum pinnatum, placental transfer, conjugated fatty acids.
Myograph, ex vivo placenta perfusion model, ELISA, immunoblotting.
Lectures for medical students at the University of Zurich