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School of the Biological Sciences


Sir Henry Dale Fellow, Department of Pathology

Naomi McGovern's lab researches the distinct properties of human macrophages and dendritic cells in both health and disease. The focus of the laboratory is to understand the role of macrophages and dendritic cells within fetal membranes such as the placenta, and within reproductive organs such as the decidua. Learn more


Research Areas

Fetal immunology
Dendritic cells
Hofbauer cells


Confocal microscopy
Multiparameter flow cytometry
Mass cytometry (CyTOF)
Single cell RNA sequencing


Research Themes