Our research centres
Tommy’s Manchester research centre
Tommy’s research centre in St Mary’s Hospital opened in 2001. Our researchers here carry out pioneering work on stillbirth, the placenta, and fetal growth restriction.
The team’s ground-breaking research is translated into practice at 5 specialist research clinics.
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Tommy’s National Centre for Miscarriage Research
Tommy’s National Centre for Miscarriage Research is the largest of its kind in Europe. A collaboration between 3 top research universities, the centre opened in April 2016. Here, our researchers focus on gaining a deeper understanding of why miscarriage happens and how it can be prevented.
At the centre’s specialist research clinics, 24,000 women a year access treatment, support, and have the opportunity to participate in pioneering research trials.
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Tommy’s London research centre
Opened in 1995, Tommy’s centre at St Thomas’ Hospital was the first maternal and fetal research unit in the UK.
The centre focuses on understanding and preventing premature birth and understanding pregnancy complications such as hypertension and diabetes.
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Tommy’s National Centre for Maternity Improvement
Supported by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Royal College of Midwives, the Tommy’s National Centre for Maternity Improvement is working to close the gap between best clinical science and best care.
The centre, which opened in September 2019, is working to create a digital tool which will support UK targets to reduce stillbirth and preterm birth, working with the NHS to reduce variations in maternity care and personalise care for women.
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