November 17, 2023: E-Cigarettes & Pregnancy: New Flavor of the Same Story?

Margeaux Marbrey, PhD

Assistant Professor in Obstetrics & Gynecology

Duke University School of Medicine




In this seminar, Dr. Marbrey will discuss understanding the implications of E-Cigarette use during pregnancy.

About the speaker: While under the mentorship of Dr. Francesco DeMayo at Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Margeaux W. Marbrey received her PhD studying how progesterone signaling regulates embryo implantation in a spatiotemporal manner. Dr. Marbrey then completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Medicine with Dr. Kathleen Caron discerning effects of toxicants, environmental exposures, and tobacco products on pregnancy health, timing, and disease. Dr. Marbrey was the first to report on the consequences of e-cigarette use during an in vivo pregnancy, specifically how e-cigarettes can elicit delays in implantation and cause chronic metabolic consequences in exposed offspring. Her work was published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society and earmarked as one of the top breakthrough discoveries in endocrine science of 2019 by Endocrine News. The article was reported by multiple news outlets including Vice, Bustle, Med India, Business Insider, and Yahoo Finance and many more. Dr. Marbrey started an Assistant Professor position in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Duke University School of Medicine in February of 2023 and is continuing her studies on e-cigarettes and reproductive biology to assess public health risk and improve patient care in reproductive health.

Friday, November 17, 2023, 12:00-1:15pm Eastern

Field Auditorium Room 1112, Grainger Hall, (9 Circuit Drive, Durham, NC)

This seminar will also be presented live via Panopto. Click HERE for the livestream.

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