Current Grants

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS
  • Regulation of maternal mRNA translation during early development 
  • P.I. - Dr. Hugh Taylor
  • Awarded - December 2010 

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS

  • Innate Immune Responses of Trophoblasts in Pregnancy 
  • P.I. - Dr. Vikki Abrahams 
  • Awarded - February 2011 

National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS

  • CPE Peptide-Based Nanoparticles for the Diagnosis and Therapy of Chemotherapy Resistant Ovarian Cancer 
  • P.I. - Dr. Alessandro Santin
  • Awarded - July 2011 

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS 

  • Discovery to Cure Summer Program 
  • P.I. - Dr. Gil Mor 
  • Awarded – April 2012 
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS 
  • Effect of Insulin on Estrogen Receptor Alpha Activity in Human Endometrial Cells 
  • P.I. - Dr. Clare Flannery 
  • Awarded August 2012 

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS 

  • Environmental Estrogen Induced Epigenetic Alteration of Uterine Stem Cells 
  • P.I. - Dr. Hugh Taylor 
  • Awarded August 2012 
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive 
  • Role of Peroxisome Proliferation in Leptin Resistance 
  • P.I. - Dr. Sabrina Diano 
  • Awarded July 2013 

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS 

  • Use of Fragile X Premutation Knock-in Mouse to Study FXPOI 
  • P.I. - Dr. Joshua Johnson 
  • Awarded September 2013 

OvaScience, Inc. 

  • Endometriosis Biomarker and Novel Therapy Discovery Research 
  • P.I. - Dr. Hugh Taylor 
  • Awarded October 2013 

Cantx, Inc. 

  • Targeting Ovarian Cancer Stem Cells 
  • P.I. - Dr. Gil Mor 
  • Awarded November 2013 
Fondazione Guido Berlucchi 
  • CPE Peptide-Based Nanoparticles for Ovarian Cancer Detection and Therapy 
  • P.I. - Dr. Alessandro Santin 
  • Awarded January 2014 
National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 
  • Integrated Genomic Analysis of Racial Disparities in Endometrial Cancer 
  • P.I. - Dr. Alessandro Santin 
  • Awarded June 2014 
Synthon Biopharmaceuticals B.V. 
  • Preclinical Evaluation of SYD985 in Uterine Serous Papillary Carcinoma 
  • P.I. - Dr. Alessandro Santin 
  • Awarded June 2014 

American Society for Reproductive Medicine 

  • Pumilio 1 Mediated Regulation of Primordial Folliculogenesis 
  • P.I. - Dr. Winifred Mak 
  • Awarded July 2014 

Kellbenx, Inc.

  • Non-invasive determination of fetal chromosome abnormalities
  • P.I. - Dr. Michael Paidas
  • Awarded July 2014

rEVO Biologics, Inc.

  • Prospective Randomized Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled Evaluation of the Pharmacokinetics, Safety and Efficacy of Recombinant Antithrombin Versus Placebo in Pre-term Pre-eclampsia (PRESERVE-1): RB AT PPE-01-13
  • P.I. - Dr. Michael Paidas
  • Awarded November 2014

Honorable Tina Brozman Foundation

  • Brozman Consortium Planning and sample collection grant
  • P.I. - Dr. Alessandro Santin
  • Awarded December 2014

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)/DHHS 

  • Hospital Variation in Costs and Outcomes of Care for Childbirth
  • P.I. - Dr. Xiao Xu
  • Awarded April 2015

New England Fertility Society

  • Endothelial progenitor cells: Their Role in Implantation, Placentation and Early Pregnancy Development
  • P.I. - Dr. Reshef Tal
  • Awarded April 2015

EMD Serono Research Institution

  • Identification of Novel Markers of Human Oocyte Aging via Non-Invasive RNA-Sequencing
  • P.I. - Dr. Pasquale Patrizio
  • Awarded June 2015

Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Research

  • Targeting p53-regulated Twist1 Degradation to Inhibit Ovarian Cancer Metastasis
  • P.I. - Dr. Yang Yang
  • Awarded June 2015

Pfizer Inc., U.S. Pharmaceuticals Group

  • Treatment of Endometriosis using BZA_CE (Duavee): Examination of Human Endometriosis in the Nude
  • P.I. - Dr. Hugh Taylor
  • Awarded June 2015

Confidential Sponsor

  • Family Planning Fellowship Support
  • P.I. - Dr. Nancy Stanwood
  • Awarded July 2015

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS

  • The Yale WRHR Career Development Center
  • P.I. - Dr. Hugh Taylor
  • Awarded July 2015

American Heart Association

  • Role of TAM receptors in modulation of trophoblast function and vascular remodeling in obstetric APS
  • P.I. - Dr. Vikki Abrahams
  • Awarded July 2015

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS

  • Mitochondrial dynamics in VMS neurons control glucose metabolism
  • P.I. - Dr. Sabrina Diano
  • Awarded July 2015

American Diabetes Association, Inc.

  • P.I. - Dr. Yingqun Huang
  • Awarded July 2015

National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS

  • Targeting the vascularity for delivery of inhibitors of metastasis in ovarian cancer
  • P.I. - Dr. Gil Mor
  • Awarded July 2015

Department of the Army

  • The Intra-ovarian Tumorigensis of Extra-ovarian Originated Ovarian Cancer
  • P.I. - Dr. Yang Yang
  • Awarded July 2015

National Institute of Allergy and Infection Disease/NIH

  • Treatment of Acute Radiation Syndrome using PIF, a Natural Immune Modulator
  • P.I. - Dr. Michael Paidas
  • Awarded July 2015
American Society for Reproductive Medicine
  • The Role of Endothelial Progenitor Cells in Implantation, Placentation and Early Pregnancy Development
  • P.I. - Dr. Reshef Tal
  • Awarded September 2015

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS

  • Effect of Polymicrobial Infection on Trophoblast-Macrophage Interactions
  • P.I. - Dr. Gil Mor
  • Awarded September 2015

Yale Discovery Fund

  • Treatment of High-Grade Pre-Neoplastic Cervical Lesions (CIN 2/3) Using a Novel "Prime and Pull" Strategy
  • P.I. - Dr. Alessandro Santin
  • Awarded November 2015

Singlera Genomics Inc.

  • "Prospective study evaluating a unique method of fetal DNA isolation in maternal blood"
  • P.I. - Dr. Michael Paidas
  • Awarded November 2015

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS

  • Central Prolyl Carboxypeptidase (PRCP) in the Regulation of Metabolism
  • P.I. - Dr. Sabrina Diano
  • Awarded December 2015
Washington University in St. Louis 
  • H19 lncRNA-mediated regulation of gene expression in granulosa cells 
  • P.I. - Dr. Amanda Kallen 
  • Awarded January 2016

Robert Leet and Clara Guthrie Patterson Trust

  • The Contribution of Bone Marrow and Endothelial Progenitor Cells to Implantation and Pregnancy Development
  • P.I. - Dr. Reshef Tal
  • Awarded January 2016

Lupus Research Institute, Inc.

  • Role of Infection in Obstetric Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  • P.I. - Dr. Vikki Abrahams
  • Awarded January 2016
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
  • Environmental Exposure to Genistein Regulates Signal Transduction in the Uterus
  • P.I. - Dr. Shannon Whirledge
  • Awarded March 2016

CSL Behring

  • A Program to Evaluate Riastap and FIBTEM for the Early Control and treatment of Postpartum Hemorrhage (PERFECT PPH)
  • P.I. - Dr. Michael Paidas
  • Awarded July 2016

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH

  • Preimplantation Factor plus hypothermia to treat neonatal brain injury
  • P.I. - Dr. Michael Paidas
  • Awarded August 2016
Current Albert McKern Scholars: 
  • Dr. Aileen Gariepy 5/1/2014 – 4/30/2016 
  • Dr. Josh Johnson 5/1/2014 – 4/30/2016 
  • Dr. Seth Guller 3/1/2015 – 2/28/2017 
  • Dr. Gil Mor 3/1/2015 – 2/28/2017 
  • Dr. Heather Lipkind 3/1/2015 – 2/28/2017 

Discovery to Cure 2016 Grant Recipients: 

  • Dr. Clare Flannery
  • Dr. Z. Ping Lin
  • Dr. Roslyn Tedja
  • Dr. Yang Yang-Hartwich

Titus Fellowship 2015 Recipient: 

  • Vikki Abrahams 

Current WRHR Scholars: 

  • Dr. Michelle Silasi 
  • Dr. Winifred Mak