Elsa Lorthe "Obstetrical, perinatal and pediatric epidemiology unit"

Fellow 2016 L'Oréal-Unesco For Women In Science, Elsa Lorthe is working on prematurity, the main cause of infant mortality.

Prematurity is the main cause of infant mortality and neurological disability in the under-fives. Each year, 60,000 children are born prematurely in France. Currently researching her PhD in the Obstetrical, Perinatal and Paediatric Epidemiology team at INSERM, Elsa Lorthe has an ambition to provide solid epidemiological data in order to optimise treatment strategies for women with pathological pregnancies, to improve the survival rate in premature babies and reduce the risk of after-effects. “In the context of my research project, using EPIPAGE2 data [a vast French epidemiological study], I analyse different aspects of antenatal treatment: clinical monitoring, the treatments administered and their methods, or the choice of the birth method, in combination with the complications developed by the baby after the birth”, says the young researcher, a trained clinical midwife, who has embarked on her research career following an influential meeting with a doctor-researcher.


Let's discover her performance:


L’Oréal–UNESCO
For Women in Science

Before downloading this file

We confirm that the use of the Contents provided on this website is strictly for editorial purposes only.

We understand and confirm that any use, reproduction or representation of the Content provided on the Site (in whole or in part) or of the elements which comprise it, for commercial purposes whatsoever, is not authorized and violations in this regard shall invite strict legal action as per applicable laws & regulations.

We understand and confirm that the right to use the Content is on non-exclusive, non-transferable basis.

We hereby confirm that all information/statements/certificate in this database are provided without any warranty, express or implied, as to their legal effect, completeness and effects of any transaction under process may not be completely reflected.

We hereby confirm that all information/statements/certificate should be used in accordance with applicable laws. Use of information/statements/certificate shall be at my/ our own risk and L’OREAL shall not be responsible for the same.

We do hereby confirm that by using this Site, I/we am/are deemed to have accepted these Terms of Use without reserve.

I agree to the terms of use

Download

Cancel