Fundraiser for Pearls Preeclampsia Research Laboratories
PEARLS is a non profit organization established under the auspices of the Heart Research Institute, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Campbelltown Hospital to raise funds to support ongoing research into the cause of preeclampsia in pregnancy. Professor Hennessy and her team are regarded as leaders in the world in preeclampsia research. PEARLS was established in 2002 by a small group of interested patients and doctors. This condition has been baffling scientists and doctors for over 100 years.
PEARLS aims to raise funds to:
- Support ongoing research into the cause of preeclampsia
- Raise awareness for early detection
- Upgrade equipment used in research
- Develop an early screening test to be implemented widely for pregnant women