Louise Kenny (MB ChB (hons), PhD, MRCOG)



Louise was elected as Secretary/Treasurer of ISSHP in 2014. Louise is Professor of Obstetrics at University College Cork, a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Cork University Maternity Hospital and a founding director of the Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translation Research (INFANT)- Ireland’s first perinatal research centre. Louise has a career long clinical and research interest in uteroplacental insufficiency.

Research Interests:

Louise has pioneered the exploitation of metabolomic technology for patient benefit and has discovered and validated biomarkers for the prediction of preeclampsia. This work, which has received numerous international prizes and awards, has been licensed to a successful spin-out company and is now in phase IIa clinical trials funded by a €6 million FP7 award coordinated by Louise.

Contact: l.kenny@ucc.ie

Web: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/health-and-life-sciences/staff/louise-kenny/