Catalin S. Buhimschi

Yale University, USA

Catalin Buhimschi received his M.D. degree from The University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Carol Davila,” in Bucharest, Romania, and his M.S. degree in medical sciences from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. After completing residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, he graduated from a fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Yale University School of Medicine. Currently, Dr. Buhimschi is faculty and serves as the Director of Perinatal Research in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences of Yale University. Dr. Buhimschi is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. As a Clinician Scientist he has made important contributions to the literature in areas of inflammation/infection in preterm birth, myometrial contractility, preterm labor, electromyography of the uterus, amniocentesis, angiogenic factors in preeclampsia, and clinical proteomics. In 2007 the ProteoMonitor of Genome Technology listed Dr. Catalin Buhimschi among the proteomics pioneers in the field of prematurity. Dr. Buhimschi is the recipient of several prestigious awards over the last years, including “The March of Dimes Best Research in Prematurity” in 2006 at the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine; Research Excellence Award, Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine presented in 2005; National Institutes of Health Young Investigator Award, Perinatal Research Society in 2003. He has published over 65 original research articles, 12 book chapters, over 160 abstracts and is Coeditor of the “Drugs for Pregnant and Lactating Women” textbook. Dr. Buhimschi also serves in the editorial board of the American Journal of Perinatology and Expert Review of Obstetrics & Gynecology. He is currently funded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the Mechanisms of myometrial healing and regeneration.

Biography Updated on 8 January 2008

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