Hugh S. Taylor MD

Anita O'Keeffe Young Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences and Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology; Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yale-New Haven Hospital; Anita O'Keeffe Young Professor of Women's Health, Yale University

Departments & Organizations

Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Stem Cells and Tissue Repair

Cancer Center, Yale: Cancer Genetics & Genomics

Pituitary Program

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences: Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Program | Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility: Yale Fertility Center; In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Program; Perimenopausal & Menopausal Therapy Program | Reproductive Physiology Group | Center for Research in Reproductive Biology | Women's Reproductive Health Research Career Development Center

Gene Regulation and Functional Genomics

Research Interests

Homeobox genes; Embryo implantation; Endometriosis; Stem cells; Menopause; uterine Development; Endocrine disruption; Developmental programming more...


  • B.A., Yale University, 1983
  • M.D., University of Connecticut, 1988

Selected Publications

  • Cakmak H and Taylor HS. Implantation failure: molecular mechanisms and clinical treatment. Human Reproduction Update 2011, 17(2):242-253.
  • Wolff EP, Gao XB, Yao K, Du H, Elsworth JB and Taylor HS. Endometrial stem cell transplantation restores dopamine production in a Parkinson's Disease model. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine 2011, 15(4):747-755.
  • Santamaria-Costa X, Massasa E, Feng Y, Wolff E and Taylor HS. Differentiation of human endometrial stromal stem cells into insulin producing cells for treatment of murine diabetes. Molecular Therapy 2011, 19 (11), 2065–2071.



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