What is ECCLIPPx?

ECCLIPPxTM - EleCtriCaL Impedance Prediction of Preterm birth by spectroscopy of the cerviX

The ECCLIPPxTM project is a new research study, based in Sheffield, investigating the prediction of preterm birth. 8% of all births in the UK occur early, before 37 weeks’ gestation. We aim to assess whether a new test (impedance spectroscopy) can reliably identify women at high risk of premature delivery, so that we can offer them treatment to prolong pregnancy.

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Dilly is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at University of Sheffield. His research explores the physiology of pregnancy and birth, with particular focus on devices for predicting premature birth, and the immunological mechanisms of diseases...

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Professor Dilly OC Anumba
FRCOG, MD (Newcastle upon Tyne), LLM Medical Law (Northumbria)

Meet the team

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Dr Jamie Healey
Professor Dilly OC Anumba
Professor Brian Brown