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A unique blend of clinical, translational and basic science research leaders with wide-ranging expertise, the IRDS brings together research laboratories dedicated to improving health and quality of life through scientific investigation. Our research focuses on fertility and infertility, developmental origins of health and disease, and epigenetics and stem cell biology. Our scientists are outstanding and internationally renowned with expertise ranging from epidemiology to genetics and molecular biology.

The IRDS is organized into two centers with overlapping research interests:

  • Center for Reproductive Sciences
  • Center for Organogenesis, Vascular and Perinatal Research

The research efforts of the centers include basic, translational, and clinical research. Furthermore, the centers are highly interactive. Programs in faculty development, postdoctoral training, and graduate education are key activities of the Institute and its membership.

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