Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Only three more days to register for the 2018 Oncofertility Conference! Be sure to register before registration closes on November 1. This year's conference features two full days of lectures and a full day of didatic and applied learning sessions. In addition to the great program, this conference...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. So-Youn Kim, a former Research Assistant Professor at Northwestern, who has now moved on as an Assistant Professor at the University Nebraska Medical Center, will return to Northwestern for the 2018 Oncoferility Conference and deliver a talk entitled New Discoveries Driving Oncofertility...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

One more day to register for the 2018 Oncofertility Conference at a reduced registration rate! Registration will increase on October 1, so register now before the rate increases! Registration will close on Novembet 1. We can't wait to see you all in November!!Click here to register today!! 

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Congratulations to our colleague from Mexico, Dr. Maria Teresa Bourlon, MD, MS, of the Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán, in Mexico, whose research results in testicular cancer survivors was selected for oral abstract presentation at the 2018 ASCO Genitourinary...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Videos from the 2017 Oncofertility Conference are now available online to view anytime, any place. A number of other materials from the 2017 Oncofertility Conference, including selected slides from the Day 1 Breakout Sessions are also available online. To view the videos, click here.For other...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Congratulations to Dr. Teresa Woodruff, the Director of the Oncofertility Consortium and the Dean of the Graduate School at Northwestern University for her most recent award. Dr. Woodruff was named to the National Academy of Inventors for her many patents and her creation of the field of...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Colleagues in Peru recently hosted a successful course on fertility preservation and are pleased to announce the opening of their first laboratory in Lima, Peru. See the post below from Dr. Flor Sanchez, who is one of the oncofertility ambassadors in Peru.Fertility Preservation Course in Cancer...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Here are some new and notable publications from the field: In vitro maturation of human immature oocytes for fertility preservation and research materialH Shirasawa, Y Terada - Reproductive Medicine and Biology, 2017In recent years, the importance of fertility preservation (FP) has increased. In...

Brigid Martz Smith

SaveMyFertility.org has been updated to reflect our most recent patient and provider pocket guides.  Check out the new website and download available pocket guides now!  SaveMyFertility.org is an authoritative resource for adult cancer patients and the parents of children with cancer who want to...

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 oncofertility practice, both domestically and aboard, and discuss practical ways to develop and implement an oncofertility program...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The agenda for the 2017 Oncofertility Conference is now online! We are so excited to host the 11th annual meeting of the field on November 14-16, 2017 in Chicago, IL. The agenda is filled with a full-day of education sessions including a hands-on training course and a variety of breakout sessions,...

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 following reasons: "A major unresolved issue for...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The Oncofertility Consortium is proud to announce its latest website Reprotopia: Reproductive Health Education for All. Reprotopia is the one stop shop for all of the Consortium's educational programs.This online resource provides individuals of all ages with authoritative reproductive health...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Monica Laronda and colleagues recently published a paper in the Journal of Assisted Reproduction entitled "Good manufacturing practice requirements for the production of tissue vitrification and warming and recovery kits for clinical research​" . The main objective of this study was to...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

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Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The Oncofertility Consortium (OC) is committed to exploring and expanding reproductive options for those who face fertility threatening conditions and/or medical treatments.  To this end, the OC has created several resources, available through the OC-Scientific Help Agreement for Research Endeavors...

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 Elizabeth Sefton! This is an exciting opportunity...

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...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Mary Zelinski is an Associate Scientist in the Division of Reproductive & Developmental Sciences, and Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Oregon Health & Science University. Her research centers on understanding the development and function of primate ovarian...

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