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Read more about the study in Human Reproduction that was mentioned in the NIH news release today on the Northwestern University NewsCenter Web site here.

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Look out for a broadcast today on CNN Radio about Oncofertility!

Also, check out WIRED for an interview!

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Today the National Institutes of Health published a news released based on an article about Oncofertility research from the journal Human Reproduction "In vitro grown human ovarian follicles from cancer patients support oocyte growth" by...

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The Second Annual Oncofertility Summit will take place at Northwestern University, Evanston Campus, from July 22-24, 2009. The theme of this year’s conference is reflections on Oncofertility from the humanities and social sciences. The goal of the conference is to bring together an...

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Lonnie Shea, PhD

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Lonnie Shea here. I am the bioengineer that runs the biomaterials core and have been collaborating with Teresa Woodruff for the past 8 years on the development of the culture system for ovarian follicles. This culture system is the technology that can enable...

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My name is Ariella Shikanov and I am a biomaterials scientist in the Shea-Woodruff collaboratory for the Oncofertility Consortium. I received my PhD in Medicinal Chemistry, developing a biodegradable polymeric carrier (a synthetic material that is...

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Save the date!

The annual Oncofertility Consortium Conference will take place this year on September 13-15 at the Lurie Medical Research Building and the Prentice Women's Hospital in Chicago. The conference agenda can be found on the...

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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...

Miranda Bernhardt

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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