Winifred Mak MD, PhD

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

Departments & Organizations

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences: Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility: Yale Fertility Center

Research Interests

Embryogenesis; Epigenetic regulation of placental development; Role of Pumilio; RNA binding protein in oogenesis and embryogenesis; Trophoblast stem cells more...


  • M.B.B.S., University of London, 1997
  • Ph.D., University of London, 2004

Selected Publications

  • Nangia A.K., Luke B., Smith JF., Mak W., Stern J.E.; the SART Writing Group (2011). National study of factors influencing assisted reproductive technology outcomes with male factor infertility. Fertil Steril. Sep;96(3):609-14.
  • Senner C. E., Nesterova T.B., Norton S., Dewchand H., Godwin J., Mak W., Brockdorff N. (2011). Disruption of a conserved region of Xist exon 1 impairs Xist RNA localisation and X-linked gene silencing during random and imprinted X chromosome inactivation. Development. (2011) 138(8):1541-50.
  • Mak, W and Dokras, A. (2009) Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and the risk of cardiovascular disease and thrombosis. Semin. Thromb. Hemost. 35(7): 613-20.



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