Sherbrooke researcher funded for preeclampsia study

By Staff Writer

Although all pregnant women hope for an uncomplicated pregnancy, one in 20 will develops preeclampsia, a clinical condition characterized by high blood pressure, kidney damage, and the presence of certain proteins in the urine. The condition can lead to serious complications for both mother and baby and a specialist at the CIUSSS de l’Estrie – CHUS, is trying improve detection of kidney damage caused by preeclampsia and the care of women who suffering from it. Dr. Anne-Marie Côté has recently received a grant of nearly$250,000 dollars Canadian Institute of Health Research to further her work. See full story in the Thursday, June 21 edition of The Record.



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