Dr Claire Higgins

  • Clinical Lecturer (Reproductive and Maternal Medicine)

telephone: 01412018614
email: Claire.Higgins@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests


Grants and Awards listed are those received whilst working with the University of Glasgow.

  • Temporal analysis of maternal circulating inflammatory response during human pregnancy
    Yorkhill Children's Charity
    2013 - 2014
  • The characterisation of oxytocin receptor activation - a pathway and functional analysis in human myometrium
    Wellbeing of Women
    2007 - 2010


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Number of items: 5.


Menzies, F.M., Higgins, C.A., Shepherd, M.C., Nibbs, R.J.B., and Nelson, S.M. (2012) Mast cells reside in myometrium and cervix, but are dispensable in mice for successful pregnancy and labor. Immunology and Cell Biology, 90 . pp. 321-329. ISSN 0818-9641 (doi:10.1038/icb.2011.40)

Higgins, C.A., and Cruickshank, M.E. (2012) A population-based case-control study of aetiological factors associated with vulval lichen sclerosus. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 32 (3). pp. 271-275. ISSN 0144-3615 (doi:10.3109/01443615.2011.649320)

Menzies, F. M., Khan, A. H., Higgins, C. A., Nelson, S. M., and Nibbs, R. J. B. (2012) The chemokine receptor CCR2 is not required for successful initiation of labor in mice. Biology of Reproduction, 86 (4). p. 118. ISSN 0006-3363 (doi:10.1095/biolreprod.111.094631)


Higgins, C. A., Martin, W., Anderson, L., Blanks, A. M., Norman, J.E., McConnachie, A., and Nelson, S.M. (2010) Maternal Obesity and its Relationship With Spontaneous and Oxytocin-Induced Contractility of Human Myometrium In Vitro. Reproductive Sciences, 17 (2). pp. 177-185. ISSN 1933-7191 (doi:10.1177/1933719109349780)


Anderson, L., Martin, W., Higgins, C., Nelson, S., and Norman, J.E. (2009) The effect of progesterone on myometrial contractility, potassium channels, and tocolytic efficacy. Reproductive Sciences, 16 (11). pp. 1052-1061. ISSN 1933-7191 (doi:10.1177/1933719109340926)

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