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Reinl EL, Cabeza R, Gregory IA, Cahill AG, England SK (2015) Sodium leak channel, non-selective contributes to the leak current in human myometrial smooth muscle cells from pregnant women. Mol Hum Reprod. 2015 Jul 1. pii: gav038. PMID: 26134120 Reinl EL, England SK (2015) Fetal-to-maternal signaling to initiate parturition. J Clin Invest. 2015 Jul 1;125(7):2569-71. doi: 10.1172/JCI82576. Epub 2015 Jun 22. PMID: 26098207 Rada Learn More >>

Team Member Distinctions

  Beakal Gezahegn has been named a 2015 STRIDE Undergraduate Research Fellow by the American Physiological Society (APS). Ramon Lorca, PhD was selected for an award under the PRS Young Investigator program to attend the upcoming Perinatal Research Society Annual Meeting and the NIH – Abbott Nutrition Pre-meeting Workshop, to be held in Englewood, CO on September 16-20, Learn More >>


March of Dimes – Prematurity Initiative Title: “Leak currents and preterm birth” Project Period: 03/01/2015 – 02/29/2018   March of Dimes – WU TROP Title: “The Influence of Chronodisruption on Risk  of Preterm birth” Project Period: 11/01/2014 – 10/31/2019   NIH Title: “Regulation of uterine smooth muscle excitability” Project Period: 02/18/2014 – 01/31/2019   NIH Learn More >>

Congratulations Dr. Sarah K. England

Dr. England has recently been named an inaugural Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Professor of Medicine.

March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center Launch

  Washington University, St. Louis Children’s Hospital and March of Dimes officials announced the launch of a new March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center. The March of Dimes will invest $10 million in the Prematurity Research Center at Washington University in St. Louis during the next five years. It is a collaborative, transdisciplinary, enterprise that Learn More >>