Vasso is a clinical academic with an international reputation who has been published in several international scientific journals and is frequently presenting findings from her research both nationally and internationally.

She was born in Greece and completed all her medical postgraduate qualifications in Cambridge and London. She received a Wellbeing fellowship in 2000 and completed a PhD with Imperial College studying the role and regulation of the oxytocin receptor in the pregnant uterus.

In 2010 she was awarded a HEFCE Senior Clinical Fellowship whilst working as a Clinical Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Queen Charlotte’s Hospital. Her principal research interests are the biochemistry and endocrinology of human term and preterm labour and the prediction and prevention of preterm birth.