Anthony Maxwell, Ph.D.

Anthony Maxwell, Ph.D.

Anthony Maxwell, Ph.D.

Position Title

Post Doc Fellow with Dr. Jiahui DIng
(effective: 1/1/2024)

Areas of Interest

Benzene Exposure in Reproductive Biology: A Comprehensive Analysis of Placental Response and Molecular Mechanisms in Trophoblast Function


  1. Maxwell A, Adzibolosu N, Hu A, Stemmer PM, Ruden DM, Petriello MC, Sadagurski M, Debarba LK, Koshko L, Ramadoss J, Nguyen AT, Richards D, Liao A, Mor G, Ding J. Intrinsic sexual dimorphism in the placenta determines the differential response to benzene exposure. iScience 26, 106287, April 21, 2023
  2. Ding J, Maxwell A, Adzibolosu N, Hu A, You Y, Liao A, Mor G. Mechanisms of immune regulation by the placenta: Role of type I interferon and interferon-stimulated genes signaling during pregnancy. Immunol Rev. 2022 Mar 20. doi: 10.1111/imr.13077. PMID: 35306673
  3. You Y, Stelzl P, Joseph DN, Aldo PB, Maxwell AJ, Dekel N, Liao A, Whirledge S, Mor G. TNF-α Regulated Endometrial Stroma Secretome Promotes Trophoblast Invasion. Front Immunol. 2021 Nov 1;12:737401. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2021.737401. PMID: 34790194
  4. Zambrano H, Anchundia K, Aviles D, Andaluz R, Calderon N, Torres E, Gonzalez-Granda N, Maxwell A, Chen K, Gonik B, Mor G. Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 immunoglobulins in pregnant women and neonatal cord blood from a highly impacted region. Placenta. 2021 Nov;115:146-150. doi: 10.1016/j.placenta.2021.10.001. PMID: 34626893 3.
  5. Ding J, Aldo P, Roberts CM, Stabach P, Liu H, You Y, Qiu X, Jeong J, Maxwell A, Lindenbach B, Braddock D, Liao A, Mor G. Placenta-derived interferon-stimulated gene 20 controls ZIKA virus infection. EMBO Rep. 2021 Oct 5;22(10):e52450. doi: 10.15252/embr.202152450. Epub 2021 Aug 18. PMID: 34405956
  6. Huang X, Wang L, Zhao S, Liu H, Chen S, Wu L, Liu L, Ding J, Yang H, Maxwell A, Yin Z, Mor G, Liao A. Pregnancy Induces an Immunological Memory Characterized by Maternal Immune Alterations Through Specific Genes Methylation. Front Immunol. 2021 Jun 7;12:686676. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2021.686676. eCollection 2021. PMID: 34163485
  7. Maxwell AJ, You Y, Aldo PB, Zhang Y, Ding J, Mor G. Chapter 1 - The role of the immune system during pregnancy: General concepts. Reprod Immuno. Basic Concepts, 2021 p. 1-21
  8. Maxwell AJ, Ding J, You Y, Dong Z, Chehade H, Alvero A, Mor Y, Draghici S, Mor G. Identification of key signaling pathways induced by SARS-CoV2 that underlie thrombosis and vascular injury in COVID-19 patients. J Leukoc Biol. 2020 Nov 26. doi: 10.1002/JLB.4COVR0920-552RR. PMID: 33242368


2024 Ph.D. in Physiology (Reproductive Sciences Concentration), Wayne State University

2019 MS in Biology from the University of Michigan

2017 BS in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology from University of Michigan


Dr. Gil Mor

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