Alicia C Mulligan

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The adipose-derived hormone leptin communicates information about metabolic status to the hypothalamic GnRH neuronal system. It is unclear whether leptin can act directly on GnRH neurons. To examine this, we used three approaches. First, the presence of leptin-induced signal transducer and activator of transcription-3 activation was examined in GnRH neurons(More)
AIM In 2010, the National Screening Unit of the Ministry of Health launched 'Antenatal Screening for Down syndrome and other conditions'. Our aim was to assess the local impact of the new screening process on the number and outcomes of women attending a south island Fetal Medicine Centre. METHODS Retrospective audit; two time periods (T1 and T2) were(More)
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