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Advancing women's health through patient care, education and research

Promoting the health of women is our life’s work here in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University. We are happy to be able to share with you the scope of our activities and provide you with more information on what we do.

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Mellissa Mann

Dr. Mellissa Mann 

It's been said, “the heart of human excellence often begins to beat when you discover a pursuit that absorbs you, frees you, challenges you, and gives you a sense of meaning, joy and passion.” For Mellissa Mann, that pursuit was genetics. Read more

Recent Publications

1. KISS1R Signals Independently of Gαq/11 and Triggers LH Secretion via the β-Arrestin Pathway in the Male Mouse.

Ahow M, Min L, Pampillo M, Nash C, Wen J, Soltis K, Carroll RS, Glidewell-Kenney CA, Mellon PL, Bhattacharya M, Tobet SA, Kaiser UB, Babwah AV. Endocrinology. 2014 Aug 22:en20141304. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25147978

2. Improvement of cardiac function by placenta-derived mesenchymal stem cells does not require permanent engraftment and is independent of the insulin signaling pathway.

Passipieri JA, Kasai-Brunswick TH, Suhett G, Martins AB, Brasil GV, Campos DB, Rocha NN, Ramos IP, Mello DB, Rodrigues DC, Christie BB, Silva-Mendes BJ, Balduíno A, Sá RM, Lopes LM, Goldenberg RC, Campos de Carvalho AC, Carvalho AB. Stem Cell Res Ther. 2014 Aug 21;5(4):102. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25145631

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