Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction

Clinical Professor



+44 (0)20 7594 2176p.bennett




Miss Kiran Dosanjh +44 (0)20 7594 2176




Hammersmith HospitalHammersmith Campus




Guest Lectures

Management of Pregnancy after Cervical Excisional Treatment, Royal Society of Medicine, Royal Society of Medicine, London, 2022

The vaginal and placental microbiome in pregnancy, 12th World Congress of Perinatal Medicine, Madrid, Spain, 2020

The impact of the microbiome on pregnancy: from miscarriage to prematurity, International Society for Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Annual Conference, Glasgow/Virtual, 2020

Opening Plenary Lecture: Pregnancy after CIN and Cervix Cancer, Pan-Hellenic Society of Colposcopy and Gynecological Oncology, Ioanna Greece, 2019

The Pregnancy Microbiome; Where are we now? Lettura Magistrale, Forum di Medicina Matyerno Fetale, Rome, 2019

Miscarriage and the Microbiome, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Annual Conference, London, 2019

Host-Microbe Interaction in the Aetiology of Preterm Birth. Plenary Colloquium Lecture., American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Conference, Nashville USA, 2019

The Reproductive Tract Microbiome and Pregnancy Outcome. Plenary Lecture., Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand, Gold Coast Australia, 2019

Joseph Price Oration: Host Microbe Interactions in Preterm Birth, American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society Annual Meeting, Washington USA, 2018

State of the Art: Microbiome and Glucomics in Preterm Birth, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Washington USA, 2018

The Pregnancy Microbiome and Poor Pregnancy Outcome, Fertility 2018, Liverpool, 2018

Bugs, Biomarkers and Babies 2nd Annual Guest Lecture, Harris-Wellbeing Prematurity Centre, University Liverpool, Liverpool, 2017

The Impact of the vaginal microbiome on preterm labour, International Federation of Placenta Associations 2017 Annual Meeting, Manchester, 2017

Inflammation and Preterm Birth, Joint SRI and MRC-CRH symposium Targeting Inflammation in Reproduction, Edinburgh, 2017

The vaginal microbiome and preterm birth, Swiss Society for Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Lucerne, Switzerland, 2017

The Pregnancy Microbiome. Opening Plenary Presentation., International Society for Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Rome, Italy, 2016

The vaginal microbiome and preterm birth, 2nd European Congress on Spontaneous Preterm Birth, Gothenburg Sweden, 2016

The management of the woman at risk of Extreme Preterm Birth. State of the art lecture., Preterm Birth International Collaborative (PREBIC), Florence, Italy, 2015

Application of –omics approaches prematurity research, Society for Reproductive Investigation Myometrial Symposium, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2015

Inflammation and Preterm Birth, Swedish Society Obstetrics Annual Meeting, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2014

Progesterone and Preterm Birth, Italian National Congress of Perinatal Medicine, Rome, Italy, 2013

Pregnancy after CIN Treatment, Mediterranean Society for Reproductive Medicine, Crete Greece, 2012

Prevention of Preterm Brain Injury, Symposium Giorgio Pardi, Milan, Italy, 2012

Prevention of Preterm Brain Injury, Europe Against Infant Brain Injury (EAIBI) Meeting, Milan, Italy, 2012

Inhibition of inflammation, the key to prevention of preterm labour, Union of European Neonatal & Perinatal Societies First International Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 2010

Targeting immune/inflammatory activation for prevention/delay of preterm labour, 56th Annual Meeting Society for Gynecological Investigation, Glasgow, Scotland, 2009