Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The May VGR, delivered by Dr. Angela Lawson, is now available online. Dr. Lawson's talk Balancing Hope and Loss: Psychological Aspects of Gamete Cryopreservation in Cancer Patients explored the psychological aspects of infertility and oncofertility and...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The 2017-2018 Virtual Grand Rounds schedule is now available online. The series Oncofertility Practice Building will focus on the multifaceted approach to setting up an...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The agenda for the 2017 Oncofertility Conference is now online! We are so excited to host the 11th annual meeting of...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Francesca Duncan and her colleagues recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). This paper "mTORC1/2 Inhibition Preserves Ovarian Function and Fertility during Genotoxic Chemotherapy" is significant for the...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Drs. Teresa Woodruff and Shuo Xiao recently published in Toxicological Sciences, which is one of the top journals in toxicology field. This paper examined doxorubicin and its effect on follicle function and oocyte health. Here is more information about the paper from its author Dr....

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The Oncofertility Consortium is excited to announce the release of 'A New You, That's Who', part of the Childhood Reproductive Education Project.  In collaboration with faculty from Northwestern's...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

In January, 2017, Jessica R. Gorman from Oregon State University and colleagues published a study in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship comparing adoption considerations between female young adult cancer survivors and women of the same age in the general population. This study found...

Brigid Martz Smith

 The Pediatric Oncofertility Research Foundation (PORF) is requesting proposals for its first $10,000 Research Grant.  The Daniel J. Manella, Jr. Research Grant will be awarded to a researcher who is searching for ways to best use cryo-preserved...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Monica Laronda and colleagues recently published a paper in the Journal of Assisted Reproduction entitled "Good...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Oncofertility colleagues, Drs. Richard Anderson and Melanie Davies from the UK recently published an editorial in The BMJ encouraging specialists across the UK to standardize fertility preservation interventions since awareness about fertility preservation remains relatively low. Despite...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

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Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

An exciting new publication, funded by the Center for Reproductive Health After Disease and the Oncofertility Consortium (P50HD076188), was recently published in the Journal of Early Adolescence. This work is one of the projects supported by the Education Core and has made tremendous progress...

Brigid Martz Smith

On April 9th, Woodruff Lab member Monica Laronda, PhD participated in TEDxNorthwesternU 2016: Beyond Boundaries.  During this day-long event, speakers discussed the creativity and ingenuity that drives innovation at...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The Center for Reproductive Science at Northwestern University is proud to announce a new Master of Science in Reproductive Science and Medicine program offered under the direction of Dr. Teresa Woodruff and management of Drs. Francesca Duncan and...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

James Smith, MD, was a featured speaker at the 2015 Oncofertility Consortium Conference to discuss fertility preservation in the male population. Dr. Smith is an Associate Professor and Director of the UCSF Male Reproductive Health practice where he cares for infertile men, boys and men...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The next presentations in our 2015 Oncofertility Conference series discuss the Medical and Ethical Considerations in Ovarian Stimulation of Adolescents. Dr. Irene Su, MD, MSCE presentation focused on the medical considerations and Dr. Lisa Campo-Engelstein, PhD, discussed the ethical...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Clarisa Gracia, MD, MSCE, Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinologist, University of Pennsylvania, delivered the first talk during the afternoon Clinical Research Updates session during the 2015 Oncofertility Conference. Her interests include the study...

Brigid Martz Smith

There is an exciting new publication in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship from authors Andrea M. Russell, Kathleen M. Galvin, Maya M. Harper, and Marla L. Clayman.  The article, A comparison of heterosexual and...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Amander Clark, PhD (Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology, Director of the Embryonic Stem Cell Derivation laboratory and Key member of the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative and Stem Cell Research at the University of California Los...

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