Asma gained her MD at the University of London in 2009 following two years’ research into pre-eclampsia (high blood pressure in pregnancy). She also has a Masters degree in Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and an MRC scholarship. She has published more than 45 peer reviewed research papers in medical journals, and many review articles and book chapters. She has been awarded many research prizes, at both national and international meetings.
Her research interests include hypertensive disease in pregnancy, multiple pregnancy, and other complications of pregnancy.
She has been awarded over 15 prizes which include:
Prize for 1st place in Histology
First place prize MB BCh Graduation year
Best Oral research Presentation, BMFMS, Perinatal Medicine, Harrogate, June 2008
Young Investigator Travel Award, ISSHP, Washington DC, September 2008
Harold Malkin Research Prize, RCOG, 2009
Best Oral Poster prize, ISUOG, Hamburg, Germany, September 2009
Young Investigator Award, British Hypertension Society Meeting, Cambridge, September 2011
Best Oral Poster prize, ISUOG, Sydney, Australia, October 2013
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Foo FL, McEniery CM, Lees C, Khalil A; on behalf of International Working Group on Maternal Haemodynamics.Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Jul 1. [Epub ahead of print] Assessment of arterial function in pregnancy: recommendations of the International Working Group on Maternal Haemodynamics. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28667668
Khalil A, Muttukrishna S, Harrington K, Jauniaux E. Effect of antihypertensive therapy with alpha methyldopa on levels of angiogenic factors in pregnancies with hypertensive disorders. PLoS ONE 3: e2766. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0002766 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18648513