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Dr. Francesca Duncan, Executive Director of the Center for Reproductive Science, was recently featured on a BBC podcast called the Naked Scientists where she discussed her recent discoveries in ovarian aging and what determines female fertility.The entire podcast Is Modern Life Affecting Fertility?  can be found here. The entire podcast explores the following questions: Are trends in modern living helping or harming our ability to reproduce? And how do...

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A publication in Human Reproduction highlights the ability to culture secondary follicles from cryopreserved macaque ovarian tissue. The authors Ting, Yeoman, Lawson, and Zelinski compared ovarian tissue after slow-freezing or vitrification and found that ...
In a recent publication in Tissue Engineering, Oncofertility Consortium researchers examined the use of mouse embryonic fibroblasts (MEFs) in conjunction with a 3D-hydrogel-supported culture of ovarian follicles. Authors, Tagler, Tu, Smith, Anderson, ...
In a publication in Tissue Engineering, Oncofertility Consortium researchers identified new methods that may be utilized to increase the success of ovarian transplantation after cryopreservation. When ovarian tissue is transplanted back into a woman who ...
In a publication from Human Reproduction, Oncofertility Consortium researchers investigate how common patient-specific variables, such as age, weight, and stage in the menstrual cycle, may affect the culture of ovarian follicles. Authors, Hirshfeld-Cytron ...
The field of adolescent and young adult oncology (AYAO) is developing and evolving, providing fertile ground for debate, discussion and the exchange of opinions. In the “Controversies” feature of the Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, the ...
In this new study, the authors used the characteristic architecture of the rhesus macaque ovary, which is similar to the human ovary in terms of morphology and physiology, to devise robust isolation and culture methods for primate primordial follicles. ...
Survival takes precedence for adolescent patients with cancer and their families. Patients may not discuss their treatments’ potential to damage their reproductive capacity, which has significant psychological late effects in survivorship. This new study ...
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Oncofertility Consortium researchers David M. Lee, MD, and  Mary B. Zelinski, PhD discuss battling cancer while maintaining the ability to have kids on The OHSU Effect: Inside Health & Science news radio show. Mary Zelinski is an Associate Scientist ...
 Congratulations are in order for Kate Timmerman, PhD, Program Director for the Oncofertility Consortium, who was just named by the   American Association of Medical Colleges  to the  Women in Medicine and Science Steering Committee. This is an ...

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