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Maternal and Child Health Research Program


Michal A. Elovitz, MD
Director

Center for Research on Reproduction and Women's Health
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Pennsylvania
1353 Biomedical Research Bldg. II/III
421 Curie Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6142

Phone: (215)573-0859
Fax: (215)573-5408

melovitz@obgyn.upenn.edu


The overall purpose is to advance research in maternal and child health.

Aims:

  • To unravel complex disease states that adversely affect maternal and child health
  • To investigate and validate biomarkers of disease states
  • To unravel pathways and pathogenesis that will produce feasible and biological targets for future interventions to reduce maternal, fetal and neonatal moridity and mortality
  • To test therapies to decrease adverse maternal and child outcomes

To learn more about our research program, please visit the Maternal and Child Health Research Program website.


Prematurity Research Group

The Prematurity Research Group (PRG) was established specifically to optimize current research efforts, encourage and foster collaborations, and address funding initiatives on preterm birth.

The overall mission is to advance research on prematurity and adverse outcomes resulting from preterm birth. To read more about the prematurity research program, please visit the Prematurity Research Group webite.


Active Clinical Trials:

For a complete listing of all active clinical trials, please visit: http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/obgyn/clinical-trials/

If you have any questions, additional information can be obtained by contacting:

Kelly Timbers, MSN, CRNP
Director of Operations
Women's Health Clinial Research Center
Phone (215)662-2987
ktimbers@obgyn.upenn.edu


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