Natale LabDepartment of Reproductive Medicine

Trophoblast Stem Cells and Placenta Development

Dr. David R. Natale

  • David Natale, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Reproductive Medicine.  The Natale Lab has been a part of the UCSD family since 2013, having moved his lab from the University of Calgary, in Alberta, Canada. 
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About the Lab

The Natale Lab uses mouse trophoblast stem cells and models of placental insufficiency to understand how the placenta develops and functions to support a healthy pregnancy.
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Recent Publication

Temporal and spatial expression of glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase (Gapdh) in the mouse placenta. Min S, Natale BV and Natale DRC. 2017. Placenta 57C:170-174. DOI: 10.1016/j.placenta.2017.06.343.

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