Yong Song Phd thumbDr. Yong Song is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology. She received her M.D. from Hunan University of Chinese Medicine and her Ph.D. in Obstetrics and Gynecology from West China School of Medicine of Sichuan University in China. Following this, she completed her postdoctoral training under the guidance of Dr. Asgi Fazleabas at Michigan State University. Dr. Song's research focuses on women's reproductive health, with particular emphasis on endometriosis and associated infertility. Her current work involves developing in vitro 3D models of endometriosis and investigating the molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying the condition, including the role of transcriptional factor E-proteins and cellular senescence. To this end, she employs organoids, mouse models, baboon models, and human clinical samples.