Research Facilities

Fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine/Training Program/Research Facilities
  • Fellows spend at least 18 months engaged in research and gain considerable experience in the conduction of translational and basic science studies
  • There is a strong research emphasis on microbiology, infectious disease, and reproductive immunology
  • The program has laboratories focusing on placental pathology, molecular biology, immunology, cytogenetics, and state of the art animal facilities

Perinatology Research Branch
  • The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has a unique collaboration with the Perinatology Research Branch which affords opportunities for the conduction of clinical and/or basic science research
C.S. Mott Center for Human Growth and Development
  • A research facility dedicated to laboratories conducting research in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • The primary mission of the Mott Center is to foster basic and translational research on reproduction and development
  • Houses the following:
    • Scientists from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • The laboratories of the Perinatology Research Branch
    • The Implantation Laboratory of the Reproductive Biology and Medicine Branch, NICHD Intramural Research Division
    • The Wayne State University Genomics Facility, a Bioinformatics Center and a Systems Biology section
    • A large vivariam
  • The C.S. Mott Center also houses facilities for behavioral testing