Headlines in Reproductive Medicine
June 13, 2013
In a vote of confidence for modern cancer treatments, young male patients are being urged to plan for fatherhood before they undergo radiation and chemotherapy.
October 23, 2012
Several teams of researchers will present new survey data covering the use of fertility preservation for cancer patients at the Sixty-Eighth Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.
October 22, 2012
The Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) issued a new report today stating that in young patients egg freezing techniques have been shown to produce pregnancy rates, leading to the birth of healthy babies, comparable to IVF cycles using fresh eggs.
October 21, 2012
Distinguished Researcher Award Goes to Serdar E. Bulun, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of MedicineIra and Ester Rosenwaks New Investigator Award Goes to Clarisa R. Gracia, MD, MSCE University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of MedicineSuheil J. Muasher, MD, Distinguished Service Award Goes to Eli Reshef, MD
October 01, 2012
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine announced today that it has filed an amicus curia (friend of the court) brief in the case of Herx v. Diocese Fort Wayne -South Bend. Ms. Emily Herx of Fort Wayne, Indiana is suing the diocese for firing her from her job as a high school literature and language arts teacher after it became known that she suffered from infertility and had used in vitro fertilization in an attempt to overcome her disease and build a family.
September 19, 2012
Some of the many fascinating research topics to be presented at the meeting include male and female fertility preservation, robotics in surgery, stem cell research, sexuality, nutrition and reproductive health, innovations in genetic screening and epigenetics. Contraception Day, Menopause Day and Surgery Day will provide a special focus on these areas while plenary lectures, seminars, symposia and workshops offer a variety of ways to learn about the latest advances in all aspects of the field.
July 11, 2012
Linking to ReproductiveFacts.org helps your patients find the best and most reliable information about reproductive health on the internet.
ASRM International Activities
May 21, 2012
The FIGO Committee on Reproductive Medicine (FIGO CRM) was established in October, 2009 under the Chairmanship of Dr. David Adamson, (USA). Other Committee members include Siladitya Bhattacharya, Co-chair (UK), John Collins (Canada), Klaus Diedrich (Germany), Silke Dyer (South Africa), Egbert te Velde (Netherlands), Christine Robinson (UK), PC Wong (Singapore) and Fernando Zegers-Hochschild (Chile). The mission of the FIGO CRM is to create access to quality reproductive medical care for women across the world.
March 19, 2012
National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW) will be recognized this year during the week of April 22-28. This year's theme is “Don't Ignore Infertility.”