Prominent reproductive scientist appointed director of C.S. Mott Center
The Wayne State University School of Medicine has named a new scientific director of the C.S. Mott Center for Human Growth and Development.
Gil Mor, M.D., Ph.D., who is joining the WSU faculty from Yale University, will serve as John M. Malone Jr., M.D., Endowed Chair and scientific director of the center. His appointment was effective Dec. 6.
“We are indeed fortunate to have a world-renowned physician and researcher of Dr. Mor’s status join our faculty and lead the C.S. Mott Center for Human Growth and Development,” Dean Jack D. Sobel, M.D., and Chaur-Dong Hsu, M.D., M.P.H., FACOG, chair of the WSU Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, wrote in the joint announcement of Dr. Mor’s appointment.
A tenured professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and of Reproductive Science at Yale University School of Medicine, Dr. Mor’s research focuses on the immunology of pregnancy and the role of inflammation in cancer formation and progression.
Dr. Mor was the division director of the Reproductive Science Division at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Yale. He directed the Reproductive Immunology Unit and the Translational Research Program “Discovery to Cure.”