Oncofertility Consortium

A new blog for the Institute for Women's Health Research Launched today!   Check it out here.

Established in November of 2007, the Institute for Women’s Health Research was created at Northwestern University...

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The Office of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Partnerships in the School of Education (OSEP) at NU is excited that a second high school biology teacher, David Bain, from Grayslake North High School in Illinois, will also be participating in the Onco internships. We look forward...

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I'm the project director for the Office of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Partnerships (referred to as "OSEP") in the School of Education and Social Policy (SESP) on Northwestern's Evanston campus. My MA is in linguistics from Columbia University and my BA is...

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The Northwestern University NewsCenter picked up the story we mentioned in the blog at the beginning of June called Obama gives money for Oncofertility research. They quote...

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The inaugural session of the Cardiology Summer Academy just ended. It gave seniors from the Young Women's Leadership Academy Charter School a chance to experience the world of the heart through real-life experiences at Northwestern Memorial's Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute. The program's success...

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Marina Peluffo and Teresa Woodruff stand in front of the abstract poster Peluffo won an award for at the 15th World Congress on IVF in Geneva, Switzerland in April 2009.

Marina Peluffo, an Oncofertility Consortium member from Portland, Oregon, won an award for her poster abstract "Cumulus...

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I started in the Woodruff Lab in August ’08 as a graduate student working on my PhD. I earned my BS in Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development from the University of Minnesota in ’05 where I worked in a lab that studied capacitation, a process that sperm must go through before they can fertilize...

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My name is Lisa Campo-Engelstein and I am a new postdoctoral fellow in bioethics. I received a B.A. from Middlebury College, with a double major in philosophy and pre-med, as well as a minor in sociology. I did my graduate work at Michigan State University in philosophy with a focus on...

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Every summer, Teresa Woodruff sends out a summer reading list to the people in her lab. Because there isn't much of a global perspective on Oncofertility yet, this year's theme is "Global Perspectives on Reproduction" to prepare, hopefully, to create partnerships with the World Health...

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The Oregon Health and Science University Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program at the Knight Cancer Institute was awarded Fertile Hope's National Center of...

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July 23rd at 7:00 pm at the McCormick Tribune Center Forum, Northwestern...

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The American Society for Reproductive Medicine published a review of "Oncofertility: Fertility Preservation for Cancer Survivors" in the May 2009 volume of its journal Fertility and Sterility.

Cover of the Oncofertility book reviewed by Dr. Jared Robins in the journal Fertility and...

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Two high school graduates from the Young Women's Leadership Charter School will be able to do hands-on research on Oncofertility this summer, thanks to President Obama's stimulus money, the Chicago Tribune reported today.

The stimulus money is coming from the National Cancer Institute and...

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Dr. Clarisa Gracia, an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, was recently pictured on the cover of Philadelphia Magazine and listed as one of...

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The MyOncofertility Web site is now listed on The Hormone Foundation's Web site in the "Useful Links" section, under the Public/Patients tab.

The Hormone Foundation is a rich source of hormone-related health information and targets for not only doctors and organizations, but patients and...

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 For a glimpse into what the Oncofertility Saturday Academy is all about, watch this video of the juniors during their session on February 28th:

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Dr. Jeffrey Chang wins the San Diego Science Alliance Partnership Award at a ceremony on May 21st, 2009. He is accompanied by SDSA Executive Director Nancy Taylor and SDSA Preseident Rick Beach. Photo courtesy of SDSA.

Dr. Jeffrey Chang, the principal investigator of the...

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An article submitted in early March to the Emax Health Web site quotes the NEJM article by Dr. Jeruss and Teresa Woodruff. It also describes Oncofertility, explaining what it is. Furthermore, the author directs people to the MyOncofertility Web site, an effort led by the Oncofertility Consortium...

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On March 10th, Time Magazine published an article that mentioned Oncofertility Consortium members and research recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

A Hope to Prolong Fertility: Ovarian Transplants...

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At 4p.m. on Wednesday May 27th, Teresa Woodruff will give a lecture entitled “Behind the Scenes: The Bench to Bedside Story of Oncofertility.”

The lecture will take place at the  Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center at 303 E. Superior on the 1st floor.

A reception will...

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