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Ilekis, John V

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Program Director





6710B ROCKLEDGE DRIVE Room 2317D, MSC 7002
Bethesda ,MD 20817

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John V. Ilekis, Ph.D., joined the Branch in June 1999. He holds a Ph.D. in biology with specialization in molecular biology. Prior to joining the PPB, Dr. Ilekis was a research assistant professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Dr. Ilekis's area of research focused on understanding the molecular regulation of growth-factor receptors in reproductive tissues. His scientific responsibilities include managing basic research grants on: the physiology biochemistry, and genetics of the placenta, uterus, and cervix; preeclampsia and preterm birth; and psychosocial stressors and their physiological effects on pregnancy.

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