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Leadership and Advisory Boards

IRDS Leadership

Michael J. Soares, PhD
Director, Institute for Reproductive and Developmental Sciences

Warren B. Nothnick, PhD, HCLD
Director, Center for Reproductive Sciences

Soumen Paul, PhD
Director, Center for Organogenesis, Vascular and Perinatal Research

External Scientific Advisory Board

Marisa S. Bartolomei, PhD
Perelman Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Professor of Genetics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Director of IRM Program in Reproductive Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Co-Director Epigenetics Program, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Martin M. Matzuk, MD, PhD
Director, Center for Drug Discovery
Stuart A. Wallace Chair and Professor, Department of Pathology & Immunology
Robert L. Moody, Sr. Chair, Department of Pathology & Immunology
Baylor College of Medicine
Director, Clinical Chemistry, Ben Taub Hospital

Yoel Sadovsky, MD
Executive Director, Magee-Womens Research Institute
Elsie Hilliard Hillman Chair of Women’s Health Research
Distinguised Professor of OBGYN, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Vice Chair (research), Department of OBGYN and Reproductive Sciences
Associate Dean, Women's Health Research and Reproductive Sciences
University of Pittsburgh

Internal Advisory Board

Carrie L. Wieneke Broghammer, MD
Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology

John P. Thyfault, PhD
Professor, Cell Biology and Physiology
Professor, Endocrinology, Metabolism and Genetics
Scientific Director, Center for Children's Healthy Lifestyle and Nutrition, Children's Mercy Hospital
Scientist, Kansas City VA Medical Center - Research Service

X. Long Zheng, MD, PhD
Russell J. Eilers MD Endowed Professor and Chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine