Platelet Activation and Glucose Transporters in Preeclampsia


We are looking at activation of platelets (clotting factors in the blood) in women with pre-eclampsia or at risk of pre-eclampsia and comparing them to healthy pregnant controls.

We are recruiting pregnant women who either have a low or high risk pre-eclampsia screen in the first trimester (between 11-14 weeks gestation), have a prior history of pre-eclampsia, have gestational hypertension or have been diagnosed with pre-eclampsia in this pregnancy


Currently recruiting participants: Yes

Eligible gender: Transgender, Female

Eligible ages: 18 to 45

Accepts healthy participants: Yes

Inclusion criteria:

1) 18 years of age or older and currently pregnant
2) Speak and understand English
3) Able to attend additional assessment appointments and participate in blood draws

Exclusion criteria:

1) Diagnosed with an autoimmune disease, renal disease, cardiovascular disease, low platelets or clotting disorder
2) Receiving injectable blood thinners- either for a past clot or a current clot


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Nancy Soliman

Principal investigator:

Lorraine Chow

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