Congress highlights

Highlights from meetings and congresses on endometriosis


ASRM2012: Can endometriosis be predicted from symptoms?
24 October 2012

Results from the first global study to develop and externally validate predictive models of endometriosis were presented today at the 68th Annual Meeting of the ASRM.

Picture of Professor Linda Giudice ASRM2012: Linda Giudice assumes presidency of the ASRM
24 October 2012

Renowned endometriosis researcher, Professor Linda Giudice, becomes president of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine at its 68th Annual Meeting.

ASRM2012: Child abuse associated with slight increase in risk for endometriosis
22 October 2012

Research from Harvard University has shown that women who report child sexual and physical abuse have a greater risk of being diagnosed with endometriosis in later life.

ASRM2012: Serdar Bulun honoured as distinguished researcher
22 October 2012

Professor Bulun has received the ASRM Distinguished Researcher Award for his record of important scientific achievement in the field of reproductive medicine, including endometriosis.

FIGO2012: Fertility Tool Box launches
15 October 2012

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) has launched a new instrument, The FIGO Fertility Tool Box, focused on alleviating the global burden of infertility.

ESHRE2012: Lifestyle factors associated with infertility and IVF success rates
9 July 2012

Coffee, certain dietary fats, and smoking may impact infertility, lower live birth rates, and increase risk of ectopic pregnancy. Important considerations for women with endometriosis.

ESHRE2012: Common genetic variants underlie endometriosis and obesity-related traits
4 July 2012

Dr Rahmioglu presented first ever data supporting commonality in genetic variants underlying endometriosis and obesity-related traits. Presentation shortlisted for ESHRE Prize!

EFA2012: Tapping the roots for the next generation
16 March 2012

Highlights from the 3rd annual meeting of the Endometriosis Foundation of America (EFA) featuring endometriosis experts from around the world addressing basic science and the latest surgical techniques in treating the disease.

AAGL2011: Endometriosis focus at the 40th Annual Meeting of the AAGL
10 November 2011

The AAGL featured Padma Lakshmi, Linda Griffith, and many others at its 40th Annual Meeting, and honoured Leila Adamyan for raising the level of care for women.

ASRM2011: Special Interest Group on Endometriosis has arrived
20 October 2011

The Special Interest Group on Endometriosis ensured that clinical and basic science on the disease was at the forefront of the 67th Annual Meeting of the ASRM

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