IFPA meeting 2008 workshops report

Placenta. 2009 Mar;30 Suppl A(Suppl A):S4-14. doi: 10.1016/j.placenta.2008.11.014. Epub 2008 Dec 11.


Workshops are an important part of the IFPA annual meeting. At the IFPA meeting 2008 diverse topics were discussed in 12 themed workshops. Topics covered included: immunology of placentation; galectins and trophoblast invasion; signaling in implantation and invasion; markers to identify trophoblast subpopulations; placental pathology; placental toxicology; stereology; placental transport of fatty acids; placental mesenchymal stem cells; comparative placentation; trophoblast and neoplasia; trophoblast differentiation. This report is a summary of the various topics covered.

Publication types

  • Congress

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Placenta / immunology
  • Placenta / physiology*
  • Placenta Diseases / immunology
  • Placentation / immunology*
  • Pregnancy
  • Trophoblasts / physiology*