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Clinical Research

Treatments developed through our investigators' clinical trials might be new drugs or new combinations of drugs, new surgical procedures or devices or new ways to use existing treatments. Search our list of ongoing trials to learn more or find out how to participate in a study.


Our Programs

  • Serdar E. Bulun, MD
    Treatment of endometriosis and uterine fibroids with antiprogestins and aromatase inhibitors
  • William Grobman, MD, MBA
    March of Dimes (MOD); Maternal-Fetal Medicine Unit (MFMU) Network; MoM2b Heart Health Study Network; asthma in pregnancy; vaginal birth after cesarean
  • Cassing Hammond, MD
    Family planning; contraception; dilatation; inflammatory bowel diseases; human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection; antiretroviral drugs (ARV)
  • Michelle Kominiarek, MD
    Meeting Gestational Weight Gain Guidelines: Development of a Group Intervention During Pregnancy for Low-Income Racial/Ethnic Minority Obese Women and Their Providers; study of pregnancy and pregnancy outcomes including fetal growth abnormalities, labor abnormalities, postpartum hemorrhage as well as pregnancies complicated by diabetes, hypertension, thrombophilias, and prior bariatric surgery; study of nutrition and gestational weight gain during pregnancy especially in the context of pregnancies complicated by obesity
  • Daniela Matei, MD
    Epigenetic defects and tumor progenitor cells in ovarian cancer
  • Emily Miller, MD
    Perinatal mental health with a focus on mechanisms that lead to perinatal depression; study of biomarkers of inflammation in perinatal depression and the effect of magnesium on maternal mood
  • Alan Peaceman, MD
    Maternal-Fetal Medicine Unit Network; MOM-FIT; Clinical trials and secondary analyses of data examining day to day issues in Obstetric practice, including management of labor, preeclampsia and preterm birth
  • Melissa Simon, MD, MPH
    ChicagoCHEC; Coursera; health promotion; healthcare equity; patient navigation; diversity in clinical trials, healthy aging; education and training; chorionic villi sampling
  • Lee Shulman, MD
    Clinical Genetics; Center for Genetic Medicine; pregnancy; fetal chromosomal aneuploidy; trisomy 21; amniocentesis; reproductive genetics; prenatal diagnosis
  • Lynn Yee, MD, MPH
    Diabetes during pregnancy; health literacy; health disparities; health behavior and decision making; patient navigation; perinatal HIV; obesity/weight gain