Reproductive Sciences Faculty

       

Mor, Gil G

Director

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Division Director, Reproductive Sciences
Director Reproductive Immunology Unit and Discovery to Cure Program
Editor in Chief, AJRI

Research Interests: Immunology of Gynecologic tumors; Immunology of Implantation; Ovarian Cancer Stem Cells

       

Abrahams, Vikki M

Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Research Interests: Reproductive Immunology; Immunology of Pregnancy

Alvero, Ayesha

Research Scientist in Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Research Interests: Regulation of cell death pathways and bioenergetic requirements in ovarian cancer cells and ovarian cancer stem cells; Tumor inflammation and repair; Tumor immunology; Drug discovery

Arici, Aydin M

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Research Interests: Endometriosis

Diano, Sabrina

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, of Comparative Medicine and of Neurobiology
Director, Reproductive Neurosciences Group

Research Interests: Metabolism Regulation

Flannery, Clare Ann

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences (Reproductive Endocrinology) and of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Research Interests: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus; Polycystic Ovary Syndrome; Endometrial cancer; Endometrial factors in early pregnancy loss

Gariepy, Aileen

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences and Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing

Research Interests: Decision analysis and modeling of female sterilization procedures; Patient-centered outcomes; Digoxin; Post-abortal contraception

Guller, Seth M

Senior Research Scientist in Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Director, Gyn/Endocrine Laboratory

Research Interests: Placental physiology; Intrauterine growth restriction; Preeclampsia; Adverse pregnancy outcomes

Hochberg, Richard B

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Research Interests: Steroid biochemistry; Steroid receptors; Synthesis of estrogens; locally active estrogens; SERMs; Radiochemistry; Estrogens and Androgens labeled with high energy isotopes

Huang, Yingqun

Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Research Interests: RNA biology; Stem cells; Post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression; Metabolism

Huszar, Gabor Bela

Senior Research Scientist in Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Director, Sperm Physiology Laboratory

Illuzzi, Jessica L.

Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Director of Medical Studies
Clerkship Director

Research Interests: Obstetric Intervention; Group B streptococcus

Johnson, Joshua

Research Scientist in Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Kallen, Amanda Nicole

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Research Interests: granulosa cell function; ovarian biology; infertility; steroid pathway; long noncoding RNAs; microRNAs

Kliman, Harvey J

Research Scientist in Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Director, Reproductive and Placental Research Unit

Research Interests: Endometrium; Placenta; Infertility; Pregnancy complications; Autism

Krikun, Graciela

Research Scientist in Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Research Interests: Endometrial hemostasis; Angiogenesis; Endometrial immune response; Endometriosis.

Leranth, Csaba

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences and of Neurobiology

Research Interests: Positive gonadal hormonal negative bisphenol A effects

Mak, Winifred

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Director, Early Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Program

Research Interests: Embryogenesis; Epigenetic regulation of placental development; Role of Pumilio; RNA binding protein in oogenesis and embryogenesis; Trophoblast stem cells

Pal, Lubna

Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Director, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Program
Director, Menopause Program

Research Interests: Decline in ovarian reserve and multisystem implications thereof; Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and metabolic implications; Menopause; Vitamin D and Reproductive Function

Patrizio, Pasquale

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Director, Yale Fertility Center
Director, Fertility Preservation Program

Research Interests: Fertility and Infertility; Cryopreservation; Oocyte biology; Embryonic competence

Ratner, Elena

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Research Interests: Ovarian cancer; Cancer genetics; Cancer prophylaxis; Micro RNA; Sexuality

Santin, Alessandro D.

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Clinical Research Program Leader, Gynecologic Oncology Program, Yale Cancer Center

Research Interests: Mutational landscape of gynecolocic tumors; Therapeutic vaccine development for gynecologic malignancies; Tumor immunology; Immunotherapy; Tumor angiogenesis; Radiation biology; Experimental therapeutics in gynecologic oncology

Seli, Emre U

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Director, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Chief, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Yale-New Haven Hospital
Medical Director, Yale Fertility Center and Yale Reproductive Endocrinology
Director, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellowship
Director, Egg Donation and Gestational Surrogacy Program

Research Interests: Translational regulation of gene expression during oocyte end early embryo development; Assessment of embryo viability in assisted reproductive technologies; Pathogenesis of endomentriosis.

Silasi, Michelle

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Stachenfeld, Nina S

Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences and of Epidemiology (Environmental Health)

Research Interests: Environmental physiology; Reproductive hormone effects on temperature and body fluid regulation; Polycystic Ovary Syndrome; Orthostatic tolerance; Blood pressure regulation

Taylor, Hugh S.

Anita O'Keeffe Young Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences and Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yale-New Haven Hospital
Anita O'Keeffe Young Professor of Women's Health, Yale University

Research Interests: Endometriosis; Stem Cells; Embryo Implantation; Asherman's Syndrome; Menopause; Uterine Development; Endorcrine Disruption; Developmental Programming

Abu-Khalaf, Maysa

Associate Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology) and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Research Interests: Clinical trials evaluating novel agents for the treatment of breast; Ovarian and endometrial cancers; PI3K-mTOR inhibitors; HER-2 targeted therapies; Angiogenesis

Bhandari, Vineet

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology) and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Director, Program in Perinatal Research, Yale University School of Medicine

Research Interests: Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia; Cytokines; Lung development; Hyperoxia-Induced Lung Injury; Nitric Oxide

Bracken, Michael B.

Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and Professor of Neurology and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Co-Director, Center for Perinatal, Pediatric and Environmental Epidemiology

Research Interests: Perinatal and pediatric epidemiology; Evidence-based health care and medicine

Braveman, Ferne Raye

Professor of Anesthesiology and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Division Chief, Anesthesiology
Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs
Director, Obstetrics & Gynecology Anesthesiology

Ehrenkranz, Richard Allan

Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology) and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Research Interests: Clinical trials in neonatal-perinatal medicine; Nutritional needs of very low birth weight infants; Bronchopulmonary dysplasia; Neurodevelopmental follow-up of Newborn Special Care Unit graduates

Gao, Xiao-Bing

Associate Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Research Interests: Neurotransmission; Neurotransmitter response and synaptic plasticity; Cellular physiology of neuropeptides (hypocretin/orexin, melanin concentrating hormone, neuropeptide Y, ghrelin, leptin, and a-MSH); Ion channels (Na+, Ca2+, K+ channels); Electrophysiology/patch clamp recording; calcium imaging; Hypothalamus/lateral hypothalamic area; Energy homeostasis/feeding regulation; Sleep homeostasis and regulation; Drug addiction

Gross, Ian

Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology)

Research Interests: Regulation of Fetal Lung Maturation; Perinatal Medicine & Research

Han, Christina S.

Assistant Professor (Adjunct) of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Women's Reproductive Health Research Scholar
Albert Mckern Scholar Award for Perinatal Research (2012)

Henrich, Janet B

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Research Interests: Women's Health education and training; Menopause issues

Higgins, Susan A

Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Associate Director, Department of Therapeutic Radiology Residency Training Program

Research Interests: General radiation therapy; Radiation techniques; Gynecologic cancer; Cervical cancer; Vulvar cancer; Ovarian cancer; Vaginal cancer; Uterine cancer; Breast cancer; Herbal medicines; Complementary medicine; Gamma knife radiosurgery; Brain metastases; Intracavitary brachytherapy; Interstitial brachytherapy

Horvath, Tamas L.

Jean and David W. Wallace Professor of Comparative Medicine and Professor of Neurobiology and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Chair, Section of Comparative Medicine
Director, Yale Program in Integrative Cell Signaling and Neurobiology of Metabolism

Research Interests: Neurobiology of obesity; Neuroendocrine physiology

Lin, Haifan

Professor of Cell Biology, of Genetics and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Director, Yale Stem Cell Center

Research Interests: Stem cell RNA-mediated epigenetic programming, post-transcriptional regulation

Longo, Walter E

Professor of Surgery (Gastrointestinal) and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Section Chief
Director, Colon and Rectal Surgery

Research Interests: Healthcare delivery of colon and rectal surgery; General surgery; Education; Clinical and basic science investigation of colonic inflammatory disorders; Surgical outcomes

Mahoney, Maurice Jeremiah

Professor of Genetics, of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences and of Pediatrics
Co-Chair, Embryonic Stem Cell Research Oversight Committee
Executive Director, Human Investigation Committee

Research Interests: Clinical Genetics; Diagnosis and Therapy of Human Fetal Disease; Research Ethics as Applied to Human Subjects

McCarthy, Shirley M

Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Research Interests: Women's imaging; CT; MRI

Tavassoli, Fattaneh Abbas-Zadeh

Professor of Pathology and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Director, Pathology Women's Health Program

Research Interests: Breast carcinoma; Basal-like carcinomas; Intraepithelial neoplasias; Invasive mammary carcinomas; Necrotic variant and common types of lobular intraepithelial neoplasia; Markers for breast and ovarian carcinoma; Micro and macroenvironment on mammary carcinogenesis; Protein expression profile of mammary and ovarian carcinomas

Yonkers, Kimberly Ann

Professor of Psychiatry, of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Director, Center for Wellbeing of Women and Mothers

Research Interests: Women's health; Psychiatric Disorders in Women; Gender Differences in Mental Health; Substance Use Disorders in Women; Perinatal Mental Health; Premenstrual Disorders