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Chicago Tribune Commentary: “Science, at last, is in its rightful place.”

March 25, 2009
About 10 years ago, I was taken to lunch at a little place in the San Francisco Bay area, and a young woman scientist explained an idea so new that she had to draw a picture of it on a napkin. Cells of a very…

Congratulations to the Oncofertility Saturday Academy!

March 23, 2009
The students of the 2009 Oncofertility Saturday Academy (OSA) held their graduation ceremony on March 13, 2009 in the Lurie Cancer Center at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.  Fifteen students from the Junior Oncofertility Saturday Academy (JOSA) and 15 from the Senior Oncofertility Saturday…

New England Journal of Medicine Highlights Oncofertility

February 27, 2009
Dr. Jacqueline S. Jeruss, a breast surgical oncologists and one of the founding oncology members in the Oncofertility Consortium, and Dr. Teresa K. Woodruff (Thomas J. Watkins Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director, The Oncofertility Consortium) have co-authored a paper in the New England…

Fertility Preservation Opens Doors for Rheumatology Patients

January 25, 2009
Fertility preservation options should be presented to patients as early as possible after the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and scleroderma. These rheumatologic diseases often strike both men and women during childbearing years, and the diseases themselves as well as the long-term therapies…

Oncofertility hits the Silver Screen!

January 21, 2009
Friday, January 9 saw Oncofertility take a supporting role in an unusual setting: Hollywood!  Writer’s of ABC’s “Private Practice” included fertility preservation techniques in their latest episode. Full video is here: http://abc.go.com/player/index?pn=index&show=127386&episode=167429&season=139803

NU Garners All-Time High in Research Grants, Receiving $438.8 million

January 13, 2009
Northwestern received a record-breaking $438.8 million in research grants last year, the highest in the university’s history and a 5 percent increase from $416.4 million in 2007. “It was a fantastic year, given the relatively flat federal budget,” said Susan Ross, director for the Office…
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