Arri Coomarasamy

    Tommy’s National Centre for Miscarriage Research

    Prof Coomarasamy leads a world-class team of scientists and doctors working to prevent miscarriage where possible and improve support for those who sadly lose their babies

    He is the Director of Tommy’s National Centre for Miscarriage Research – a unique partnership between the University of Birmingham (where he is professor of gynaecology and reproductive medicine), Imperial College London and the University of Warwick.

    He also runs the Centre’s network of specialist research clinics, where couples who have experienced recurrent miscarriage can take part in trials to access cutting-edge tests and treatments aiming to prevent more losses.

    His research portfolio includes numerous national and international multicentre randomised controlled trials, and he is published more than 190 medical articles and 5 textbooks, including an award-winning book on assisted conception treatment.

    He’s part of national and international groups aiming to make pregnancy safer for all (including the WHO Collaborating Centre for Global Women’s Health and various WHO committees; the BJOG editorial board; the RCOG Wellbeing of Women Research Panel; the Early Pregnancy Clinical Studies Group; grant funding boards for NIHR, MRC, Wellcome and DfID; the Reproductive Medicine Clinical Studies Group; the GLOW organising committee) and works to influence care guidelines so that more people can benefit from the results of his team’s ground-breaking research.