Research Topics


K Forbes


Affiliation: University of Manchester
Country: UK


  1. Forbes K. IFPA Gabor Than Award lecture: molecular control of placental growth: the emerging role of microRNAs. Placenta. 2013;34 Suppl:S27-33 pubmed publisher
    ..This review will discuss growth factor signaling in the placenta and describe the emerging role of miRs in regulating placental development. ..
  2. Farrokhnia F, Aplin J, Westwood M, Forbes K. MicroRNA regulation of mitogenic signaling networks in the human placenta. J Biol Chem. 2014;289:30404-16 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings identify miR-377 and let-7a in regulation of endogenous cell growth and miR-145 in the placental response to maternal stimulation and will aid the development of therapeutic strategies for problem pregnancies. ..