Edward V. Younglai
Edward V. Younglai obtained his Ph.D. degree from McGill University on work related to the metabolism of 16a-hydroxysteroids in man. He then spent two years of postdoctoral work with Dr. Roger Short in Cambridge, UK, where he introduced the two-cell theory of ovarian steroidogenesis using the horse follicle as a model. On his return to Canada, he joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at McMaster University, where he has supervised the research of a number of M.S. and Ph.D. students. He has made many contributions to the hormonal changes during the estrous cycle and pregnancy of domestic animals and other exotic species such as the bat. He has actively participated in over a dozen of committees, and is/was on numerous professional organizations, such as the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society, Society for the Study of Reproduction, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, and the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology, including being the President of Canadian Investigators in Reproduction for a year. He has more than 190 publications in peer-reviewed journals, and held research grants from a number of agencies over the years including CIHR. He reviews manuscripts for journals and applications for grant awards. Younglai is the Editor-in-Chief of Reproductive Biology Insights and an Associate Editor of Human Reproduction.
Biography Updated on 7 September 2008