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We are absolutely overjoyed and honored that our paper on serotonin homeostasis in the human and rat placenta has recieved the Carl Ludwig Award by The Scandinavian Physiological Society. 

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Placenta in Health and Disease Team

Team leader: Prof. PharmDr. Frantisek Staud, Ph.D.

Who are we and what we do?


We are an international team of enthusiastic researchers fascinated by the placenta! The team’s expertise extends from placental biology, genetics, biochemistry, physiology, to the clinical research field. Through understanding the complexity of placental biology, our goal is to decipher how maternal-fetal interactions affect fetal development and programming.



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