OBGYN holds first distinguished lecture
May 1, 2011
The department of obstetrics and gynecology at BCM held its Inaugural Distinguished Lecture in Obstetrics and Gynecology April 20.
Entitled the Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital Distinguished Lecture in Obstetrics and Gynecology, the event hosted renowned perinatologist Dr. Roberto Romero, chief of the Perinatology Research Branch and program director for Perinatal Research and Obstetrics in the Division of Intramural Research of the National Institutes of Health.
In front of BCM and Texas Children’s physicians, residents and medical students, Romero discussed the role of infection and inflammation as a cause of preterm labor, fetal injury and cerebral palsy.