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Introducing Miranda Bernhardt

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Categories: Blog, Introductions
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…
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Megan Faurot Interviewed in Medill Reports


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Megan discusses her transition from teaching science at Young Women’s Leadership Charter School to becoming the Director of Education Programs at the Institute for Women’s Health Research at Northwestern University.  Read the interview here.
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Topic of Oncofertility Summer Reading List: Global Perspectives on Reproduction

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Categories: Blog, General, Oncofertility
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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OHSU Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program wins Fertile Hope National Center of Excellence Status award

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Categories: Blog, Fertility Preservation, In the news
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 Excellence Status award on April 9th, 2009. Fertile Hope is a non-profit organization that strives to provide information on reproductive health for…
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Fertility and Sterility reviews Teresa Woodruff and Karrie Ann Snyder’s book

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Categories: Blog, Fertility Preservation, In the news, Oncofertility
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 Sterility Some exerpts…
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Obama gives money for Oncofertility research

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Categories: Blog, Fertility Preservation, In the news, Oncofertility, Oncofertility Saturday Academy, Research
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 will…
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Dr. Clarisa Gracia highlighted in the media

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Categories: Blog, Fertility Preservation, In the news, Introductions, Oncofertility
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 the top doctors under 40 in Philadelphia, thanks to her work in Oncofertility. See…
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MyOncofertility Linked Through the Hormone Foundation

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Categories: Blog, In the news, Oncofertility
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 the general public too.…
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Dr. Jeffrey Chang wins San Diego Partnership Award

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Categories: Blog, General, In the news, National Physicians Cooperative, Oncofertility, Oncofertility Saturday Academy
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 National…
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Time Magazine quotes Feb. 26 NEJM article

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Categories: Blog, Fertility Preservation, In the news, Oncofertility, Research
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 describes the choices faced by Stephanie Yarber. Yarber was diagnosed with premature ovarian failure at…
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Q&A with Megan Faurot from the Institute for Women’s Health Research

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Categories: Blog, In the news, Oncofertility Saturday Academy
Megan Faurot, the director of education programs at the Institute for Women’s Health Research, appeared in a Q&A article on the Medill Reports Chicago Web site on May 13th. She talks about how she applies her skills as a teacher to work with scientists and…
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Laurie Zoloth Honored by Northwestern for Teaching Excellence


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Laurie Zoloth was honored by Northwestern University with an award for teaching excellence.  From the Northwestern NewsCenter: Laurie Zoloth is an outstanding educator with a dedication to teaching and to the classical mission of the University. Primarily an ethicist, her interests range across philosophy, religion,…
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Cervical cancer patient harvested eggs before treatment

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Categories: Blog, Fertility Preservation, In the news, Oncofertility
A cervical cancer survivor wrote an article on commercialappeal.com. It was published on Mother’s Day and encourages women to get tested for HPV, whether the woman has had the HPV vaccine or not. Michelle Whitlock, who wrote “My thoughts: Simple tests can help reduce rates…
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Introducing Huge Galdones

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Categories: Blog, General, Introductions
Huge Galdones, PhD ——– I’m a Postdoctoral Research Fellow and, if I’m not mistaken, the newest member of the Woodruff Laboratory. Originally from Montreal (Quebec, Canada), I received my B.Sc. (Physiology) and Ph.D. (Pharmacology and Therapeutics) from McGill University. With a background in teratology (birth…
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Robotic Surgeries for Hysterectomies

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Categories: Blog, Conferences, Meetings, Oncofertility, Oncofertility Saturday Academy
Northwestern Memorial Hospital is hosting a half-day conference on Saturday, May 17th called “State-of-the-Art Hysterectomy: The Robotic Surgical Option.” Dr. Patrick Lowe will be one of the speakers at this event. He was one of the doctors who participated in the Oncofertility Saturday Academy, teaching students from…
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The Girl Power Benefit Luncheon for the Young Women’s Leadership Charter School of Chicago

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Categories: Blog, Conferences, Meetings, Oncofertility, Oncofertility Saturday Academy
Teresa Woodruff was an honorary co-chair at the Girl Power Benefit Luncheon for the Young Women’s Leadership Charter School of Chicago last Wednesday at the Hyatt Regency. The event honors women and leadership and highlights those who have made great efforts to be future leaders.…
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New York Times talks Fertility Preservation


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The New York Times went in depth into the issues of fertility preservation for patients by taking a look at some of the issues surrounding the relationships between patient and oncologist, as well as options patients can pursue regarding their fertility.  The article highlights some…
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WGN’s People to People Highlights the Oncofertility Saturday Academy


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On April 18, People to People, a community centered show on Chicago’s WGN affiliate, highlighted the work done by the Young Women’s Leadership Charter School and Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.  Three OSA Alumni, Antavia O’Banner (Freshman, University of Wisconsin), Natalia Palmino (Freshman, University…
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