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Mancy Tong, PhD

Assistant Professor

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Mancy Tong, PhD


Dr Mancy Tong is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at Yale School of Medicine. Dr Tong received a BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Sciences in 2012 and was awarded her Ph.D. in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2017, both from The University of Auckland, New Zealand. She arrived at Yale School of Medicine to continue her training as a postdoctoral associate in 2017 and in 2020, she became faculty in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the Yale School of Medicine.

Dr Tong's research focuses on understanding the impact of viral infection and inflammation on endometrial function and their downstream effects on placental development and pregnancy outcome. Dr Tong is an active member of the Society for Reproductive Investigation and the International Federation of Placenta Associations, and serves as an ad hoc reviewer for numerous journals within the Reproductive Sciences field.

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Associate
    Yale University (2020)
  • PhD
    The University of Auckland, Obstetrics and Gynaecology (2017)
  • BS (Hon)
    The University of Auckland, Biomedical Sciences (2012)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Pfizer President’s Presenter’s AwardSociety of Reproductive Investigation2020
Elsevier Trophoblast Research New Investigator AwardInternational Federation of Placenta Association2018
National Institutes of Health New Investigator Travel AwardsInternational Federation of Placenta Association2018

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