Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy
Allen C. Enders, Ph.D.
Comparative studies of implantation of the blastocyst and placental formation. Current research projects include examining placentation in mammals in relation to both divergent development and phylogenetic relationships.
2011 Daane JM, Enders AC, Downs KM. Mesothelium of the murine allantois exhibits distinct regional properties. J Morphol 272:536-556.
2012 Enders AC, Carter AM. The evolving placenta: Different developmental paths to a hemochorial relationship. Placenta 33:S92-98.
2012 Enders AC, Carter AM. The evolving placenta: convergent evolution of variations in the endotheliochorial relationship. Placenta 33:319-326.
2012 Enders AC, Blankenship TN. Interstitial trophoblast cells: an enigmatic and variable component of the developing macaque placenta. Placenta 33:672-676.
Selected Honors and Awards
- Invited valedictory speaker, Symposium on Endometrial Receptivity and Blastocyst Implantation, Kyoto. (2009)
- Invited speaker, Symposium on Intra-uterine Programming and Placentation, American Association of Anatomists, EB Conference, Anaheim. (2010)
- Placenta, Special issue of the International Journal of Developmental Biology, dedicated to Allen Enders (2010)