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Phillip Bennett, MD, PhD

ObsEva Scientific Advisory Board

Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Director, Institute for Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Imperial College, London – Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College, London.

Phillip Bennett was born and educated in Kent (U.K.) and did undergraduate medical education at St George’s Hospital London, qualifying in 1982.  He then pursued a split career, spending half his time in basic science research and half in clinical postgraduate training.

He became Doctor of Medicine by research and a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 1988, obtained a PhD in Molecular Biology in 1993 and was elected Fellow of the RCOG in 2000. He has been Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Imperial College Faculty of Medicine since 1996. Professor Bennett became Director of the Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Imperial College London in June 2012.

His research interests are in the basic science and clinical aspects of preterm birth.