Doctors in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology engage in a wide spectrum of research to improve your care. Areas of particular interest include:

  • Uterine (endometrial) and ovarian cancer treatment, including pelvic and paraaortic lymphadenectomy, surgical debulking, radiation, and intravenous and intraperitoneal chemotherapy
  • Surgical morbidity and mortality prevention and predictors of surgical and postoperative complications
  • Biology of uterine and ovarian cancers, and identification of molecular predictors of prognosis
  • Identification of women who are at high risk for developing uterine cancer
  • Cancer prevention strategies
  • Pregnancy complications, including the molecular mechanisms of pre-eclampsia
  • Prenatal diagnosis of congenital malformations and fetal maturity
  • Heart problems during pregnancy
  • Treatment of uterine fibroids
  • The role(s) of inflammation in polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • Endometrial receptivity and implantation
  • Treatment of urinary incontinence and prolapse

Clinical trials

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