Yao Lab In the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Principal Investigator: Mylene W. M. Yao, MD

Mylene Yao, MD

Mylene W. M. Yao is an assistant professor and clinician-scientist in obstetrics and gynecology, reproductive endocrinology and infertility, and reproductive biology.

Dr. Yao graduated from medical school at University of Toronto in 1993, and completed her obstetrics and gynecology residency training at McGill University in 1998.  She received her clinical subspecialty training in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard University, from 1998-2001.  During that time, she also trained in developmental biology as post-doctoral fellow in the laboratory of Richard L. Maas, M.D., Ph.D.  After a brief time as assistant professor at Columbia University, she moved to Stanford University in 2003 to initiate her independent research on mammalian embryo development.

Dr. Yao currently leads an interdisciplinary team comprising pre- and post-doctoral trainees in clinical, translational and basic science research, focusing on Early Embryonic Development: its mechanisms, regulations, therapeutic applications and embryonic origin of disease.

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