- Medical Student Core Clerkship
- Faculty Research
- University of Toledo Ob/Gyn Clinic
Basic Science Research
The clinical faculty in Gynecologic Oncology collaborate with the research faculty in the department of Biochemistry and Cancer Biology to study the etiology of ovarian cancer. Research is being performed on gap junction intercellular communications and telomerase activity in ovarian cancer and on the determination of pre-dysplastic genetic fingerprints in cervical dysplasia.
Under the guidance of director, Rajesh Naz, Ph.D., this division continues to study the development of a contraceptive vaccine for men and women. This research project has been awarded a $1.2 million multi-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to support the ongoing endeavor.