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Ob/Gyn Research Laboratories

The OSU Laboratory of Perinatal Research

The OSU Laboratory of Perinatal Research (LPR) was established in 1988 and is a vital component of the department’s Maternal Fetal Medicine fellowship training program. The laboratory supports the independent research interests of Maternal Fetal Medicine faculty and clinical fellows and serves as a central specimen-processing center for multicenter trials, such as those sponsored by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Disease and the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network. Learn more:

Peptide Therapeutics and Cancer Vaccine Research

The main area of investigation in this lab is the development of procedures for active immunization against self- and non-self molecules as a means to treat cancer and infectious diseases. Led by Pravin Kaumaya, PhD, the lab has maintained continuous support for vaccine development from the National Cancer Institute, the National Institutes of Health and Omnimmune Corporation, and recently received a permanent funding award from the Ohio Board of Regents. Learn more: