Our world-recognized faculty drive a collaborative research enterprise that’s building knowledge and advancing care.
Vice Chair: Sarah K. England, PhD
Supported by the department’s Division of Clinical Research Division and Center for Reproductive Health Sciences, nearly 40 full-time faculty members are leading research focused on reproductive health. Our scientists and physicians are identifying factors as diverse as molecular contributors to preterm birth, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery procedures and public health measures that reduce unwanted pregnancy rates.
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Research: Projects & Studies
Prematurity Research Center
The March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center at Washington University unites investigators across disciplines to examine biological, social, and environmental factors that may contribute to preterm birth.
Active Projects in Basic Science Research
Center for Reproductive Health Sciences (CRepHS)
Our scientists are pursuing discoveries that will fill critical gaps in the medical community’s knowledge and treatment of women’s and reproductive health. Basic science labs are organized under the Center for Reproductive Health Sciences (CRepHS).
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Link goes to CRepHS website
Active Clinical Trials
Our ob/gyn specialists lead and oversee dozens of clinical studies that are honing the medical community’s knowledge and treatment of issues in women’s and reproductive health, including assisted reproductive technologies, preterm birth, gynecologic cancers, and unwanted pregnancy prevention.