Kimber MacGibbon, RN discusses the financial consequences of hyperemesis gravidarum (HG).

Kimber MacGibbon, RN, was interviewed about the financial consequences of hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) by Mike Senecal. Among the numerous challenges HG survivors face, the financial consequences are often overlooked but…

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TIME 100 Health – Dr. Marlena Fejzo

Dr. Marlena Fejzo was named one of TIME’s 100 most influential people in health! We are thrilled to congratulate Dr. Fejzo for receiving this award related to her groundbreaking research…

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From HG Loss To HG Discovery

Dr. Fejzo and MacGibbon’s historical timeline that sets the stage for testing novel treatments for Nausea and Vomiting during Pregnancy (NVP) and Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG). 1988 – Brown University While…

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Dr. Marlena Fejzo was named one of TIME Women of the Year

TIME named Dr. Marlena Fejzo to its annual TIME Women of the Year list, recognizing extraordinary leaders fighting for a more equal world. Read more about Dr. Fejzo’s journey: “HER…

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today show with dr fejzo, aijia grammar, and maria shriver

Today Show Segment feat. Dr. Fejzo, Aijia Grammer, & Maria Shriver

Dr. Marlena Fejzo and a member of our ambassador council, Aijia Grammer, were interviewed by Maria Shriver on the Today Show about hyperemesis gravidarum. HG Survivors unite for awareness, change,…

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HER Foundation in National Geographic

National Geographic mentioned the HER Foundation and its board members, Kimber MacGibbon, RN, Dr. Marlena Fejzo, and Dr. Aimee Brecht-Doscher, in their article, “We finally know the cause of severe…

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Marlena Fejzo, PhD, working in the lab

The cause of Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) has been found, and it’s not hCG!

A new study published in Nature reveals abnormally high levels of the hormone GDF15, and increased sensitivity to it, are the major factors contributing to HG. The most severe form…

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HG Research Surveys

Be a part of finding answers about Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG). Currently, the HER Foundation has three active research surveys. Please participate!

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Fortune Most Powerful Women Next Gen speakers

FORTUNE Most Powerful Women Next Gen

HER’s Dr. Marlena Fejzo was invited to speak at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Next Gen which brings together leaders of tomorrow’s Fortune 500 companies, rising executives from the nations’s biggest…

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HER’s GDF15 research discussed in New Scientist

Using genetics, the HER Foundation, led by Marlena Fejzo, PhD., found the cause of HG is related to the nausea and vomiting hormone GDF15. Our newest study is pending publication and was featured in New Scientist.

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