IFPA Meeting 2011 workshop report II: Angiogenic signaling and regulation of fetal endothelial function; placental and fetal circulation and growth; spiral artery remodeling.
Bulmer JN., Burton GJ., Collins S., Cotechini T., Crocker IP., Croy BA., Cvitic S., Desforges M., Deshpande R., Gasperowicz M., Groten T., Haugen G., Hiden U., Host AJ., Jirkovská M., Kiserud T., König J., Leach L., Murthi P., Pijnenborg R., Sadekova ON., Salafia CM., Schlabritz-Loutsevitch N., Stanek J., Wallace AE., Westermeier F., Zhang J., Lash GE.
Workshops are an important part of the IFPA annual meeting as they allow for discussion of specialized topics. At IFPA meeting 2011 there were twelve themed workshops, three of which are summarized in this report. These workshops related to vascular systems and circulation in the mother, placenta and fetus, and were divided in to 1) angiogenic signaling and regulation of fetal endothelial function; 2) placental and fetal circulation and growth; 3) spiral artery remodeling.