Quantitative Analysis of the Plasma Proteome in Pre-eclampsia

  • Christal Fisher

Student thesis: Phd


There is currently no clinically useful screening test available to identify nulliparous women at high risk of developing pre-eclampsia. This study aimed to identify novel biomarkers using hypothesis generating proteomic methods applied to plasma samples obtained prior to clinical diagnosis of pre-eclampsia.Plasma samples taken at 15 weeks gestation from women who subsequently developed late pre-eclampsia (>34 weeks), early pre-eclampsia (
Date of Award1 Aug 2012
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • The University of Manchester
SupervisorJenny Myers (Supervisor) & Melissa Westwood (Supervisor)


  • Pre-eclampsia
  • Proteomics
  • Biomarker

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