Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Clinical Professor



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Hammersmith HospitalHammersmith Campus





Phillip Bennett is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Honorary Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology to Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust at Queen Charlottes and Hammersmith Hospitals. He is Director of the Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, NHS Research Director for Women's and Children's Health and Biomedical Research Centre Theme Lead for Women's Health for Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust. He is also Clinical Academic Training Lead in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust and NW Thames Deanery).

Professor Bennett's principal research interests are the biochemistry and endocrinology of human term and preterm labour, and the stratification, prediction and prevention of preterm birth.



Norman JE, Bennett P, 2017, Preterm birth prevention - Time to PROGRESS beyond progesterone, Plos Medicine, Vol:14, ISSN:1549-1676

Mitra A, MacIntyre DA, Mahajan V, et al., 2017, Comparison of vaginal microbiota sampling techniques: cytobrush versus swab, Scientific Reports, Vol:7, ISSN:2045-2322

Balinskaite V, Bottle A, Sodhi V, et al., 2017, The Risk of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes Following Nonobstetric Surgery During Pregnancy Estimates From a Retrospective Cohort Study of 6.5 Million Pregnancies, Annals of Surgery, Vol:266, ISSN:0003-4932, Pages:260-266

Kim SH, Bennett PR, Terzidou V, 2017, Advances in the role of oxytocin receptors in human parturition, Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, Vol:449, ISSN:0303-7207, Pages:56-63

Usman S, Foo L, Tay J, et al., 2017, Use of magnesium sulfate in preterm deliveries for neuroprotection of the neonate Authors' reply, Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Vol:19, ISSN:1467-2561, Pages:255-256

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