1/4/18 - “New Insights into Maternal-Placental-Fetal Communication and Pregnancy Health”

Yoel Sadovsky, MD
Executive Director, Magee-Womens Hospital Research Institute
Elsie Hilliard Hillman Chair of Women's Health Research
Distinguished Professor of OBGYN, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Associate Dean of Women's Health Research and Reproductive Sciences
University of Pittsburgh

Brief Summary of Lecture: Dr. Sadovsky will survey the current understanding of placental-maternal-fetal communication, paying special attention to trafficking mechanisms and their functional roles. He will highlight the functions of placental trophoblasts in supporting fetal growth and of microRNAs within the human placenta. 

Start Date:January 4
End Date: January 4
Time: 8-9 a.m.


  • John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center

    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 3 Conference Center
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224