Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Clinical Professor



+44 (0)20 7594 2176p.bennett




Miss Kiran Dosanjh +44 (0)20 7594 2176




Hammersmith HospitalHammersmith Campus





Qualifications Fellowships and Personal History

BSc (First Class Honours, St Georges University of London) 1979; MBBS (St Georges University of London) 1982; MD (University of London) 1988; MRCOG 1988; PhD 1993 (University of London); FRCOG 2000; FMCOG (Honorary Fellow Maltese College Obstetricians and Gynaecologists) 2006; FMedSci 2017; Honorary Fellow American Gynecologic and Obstetrical Society 2018

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 Director of the March of Dimes European Preterm Birth Research Centre at Imperial.

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.



Cook J, Bennett PR, Kim SH, et al., 2019, First Trimester Circulating MicroRNA Biomarkers Predictive of Subsequent Preterm Delivery and Cervical Shortening, Scientific Reports, Vol:9, ISSN:2045-2322

Kim SH, Riaposova L, Ahmed H, et al., 2019, Oxytocin Receptor Antagonists, Atosiban and Nolasiban, Inhibit Prostaglandin F-2 alpha-induced Contractions and Inflammatory Responses in Human Myometrium, Scientific Reports, Vol:9, ISSN:2045-2322

Al-Memar M, Vaulet T, Fourie H, et al., 2019, The impact of early pregnancy events on long-term pregnancy outcomes: a prospective cohort study., Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol

Brown RG, Chan D, Terzidou V, et al., 2019, Prospective observational study of vaginal microbiota pre- and post-rescue cervical cerclage., Bjog


Chan D, Lee YS, Ahmed S, et al., 2019, Local and systemic immune responses in preterm and term pregnancies and their association with the vaginal microbiota, WILEY, Pages:E128-E128, ISSN:1470-0328

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