Department of
Obstetrics and Gynecology

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND PUBLIC HEALTH
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 Grand Rounds: Bird presents “The role of Th17 associated immune and endothelial cell fate changes in hypertensive pregnancy”

Grand Rounds: Bird presents “The role of Th17 associated immune and endothelial cell fate changes in hypertensive pregnancy”

On July 14, 2022, Professor Ian Bird, PhD, of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Reproductive Sciences, presented the Grand Rounds lecture “The role of Th17 associated immune and endothelial cell fate changes in hypertensive pregnancy”.In the lecture, Bird identified recent advances being made in the department on immune cell endothelial cell interactions in preeclampsia and discusse... more
 Congratulations to winners of UW Ob-Gyn 2022 department awards!

Congratulations to winners of UW Ob-Gyn 2022 department awards!

On June 23, 2022, the UW Department of Ob-Gyn held its annual awards ceremony, recognizing educational, research and administrative accomplishments throughout the year.The ceremony started by acknowledging a few momentous departures. Many people retired from the department this academic year, including:Carol Carr, CNM (Midwife in the ASOG Division)Janet Short (Medical Studen... more
 Bird earns Meriter Foundation grant

Bird earns Meriter Foundation grant

Congratulations to Ian Bird, PhD, of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Reproductive Sciences! Bird recently earned a Meriter Foundation grant for the project “Cytokine induced antigen presentation as a source of endothelial dysfunction in pregnancy”.This proposal is submitted to establish if the endothelial dysfunction already known to underlie hypertension in preeclampsia is in fac... more
 Bird appointed as senior editor on editorial board of Journal of Endocrinology, Journal of Molecular Endocrinology

Bird appointed as senior editor on editorial board of Journal of Endocrinology, Journal of Molecular Endocrinology

Huge congratulations to Ian Bird, PhD, of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Reproductive Sciences! Bird was appointed as senior editor to the editorial boards of the Journal of Molecular Endocrinology and Journal of Endocrinology! The Journal of Endocrinology and Journal of Molecular Endocrinology are well-established, successful journals of the UK’s Society for Endocrinology, and o... more
 Division of Reproductive Sciences prepares impressive slate of research for Society for Reproductive Investigation conference

Division of Reproductive Sciences prepares impressive slate of research for Society for Reproductive Investigation conference

The 2022 Society for Reproductive Investigation’s Annual Scientific Meeting, held in Denver, CO between March 15-19, features several presentations, posters and abstracts from members of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Reproductive Sciences! Just some of their exciting accomplishments:Clinical and Translational Perinatology Oral Presentation:Breastfeeding Promotes Predominant Bifi... more
 Bird to lead new iPEnd T32 grant

Bird to lead new iPEnd T32 grant

We are pleased to announce a new translational postdoctoral T32 lead by our own Ian Bird, PhD, of the Division of Reproductive Sciences, in partnership with Dr. Jon Levine. This application is a part of the integrated Program in Endocrinology (iPEnd), started back in 2016. This T32 is an unusual grant as it funds both PhD and MD trainees to undertake translational studies i... more
 Bird publishes in International Journal of Neonatal Screening

Bird publishes in International Journal of Neonatal Screening

Ian Bird, PhD, of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Reproductive Sciences, co-authored the article “Newborn Screening for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: Review of factors affecting screening accuracy” in the International Journal of Neonatal Screening.The article discusses limitations to current screening methods for 21-hydroxylase deficiency, and what that means for screening for ... more