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The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences is renowned for its research excellence and recognized as a worldwide leader in basic, translational and clinical research on reproductive health and disease.

Areas of special emphasis includes:

  • Uterine Biology
  • Pregnancy Sciences
  • Cancer Biology
  • Gamete and Ovarian Biology

The Department also supports numerous clinical trials in:

  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility - IVF; Fibroids; Endometriosis
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine - Hypertension; Preeclampsia; Preterm Birth
  • Gynecologic Oncology - Ovarian cancer; Endometrial cancer; Cervical cancer

These studies should lead to fundamental discoveries that can have a great impact on reproductive biology and on improving care of our patients.

Yale Ob/Gyn faculty members conduct clinical, translational or basic research with medical students, residents, clinical fellows, predoctorants and postdoctorants.

Research activities in the department include Grand Rounds; the Reproductive Sciences Seminar Program; and the Reproductive Sciences Invited Seminar Series.