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General news from the field of endometriosis


$100 reward for help on looking at “blind spots” in endometriosis
27 April 2011

$100 reward for assistance in identifying papers with statistically significant differences in outcomes (pain, tenderness, fertility, change in appearance) of surgery or medical therapy for endometriosis.

Picture of Padma Lakshmi EFA partners with Mitchigan State University and Inforum Women’s Alliance
27 April 2011

EFA’s Tamer Seckin and Padma Lakshmi team up with Michigan State University (Asgi Fazleabas) and Inforum Women’s Alliance to raise awareness of endometriosis

World Endometriosis Society launches first ever film to raise awareness of endometriosis
11 March 2011

Vice-president of the European Parliament urges women to take action if they have symptoms suggestive of endometriosis, as World Endometriosis Society launches first ever awareness film about the disease.

Picture of Charles Koh and Keith Isaacson 2009 SRS Distinguished Surgeon Award presented to Charles Koh
20 October 2009

Charles Koh was presented with the 2009 Distinguished Surgeon Award by the Society of Reproductive Surgeons (SRS), during the 65th Annual Meeting of the ASRM in recognition of his many contributions to the field of reproductive surgery.

WERF commences its third international study: EndoCost
31 August 2009

The World Endometriosis Research Foundation (WERF) commences the first prospective study to assess the direct and indirect cost of endometriosis to society and to women with the disease.

Photo of Stephen Kennedy Stephen Kennedy is honoured with the Arnaldo Bruno Prize for Gynaecology
15 May 2009

Stephen Kennedy has been awarded the Arnaldo Bruno Prize for Gynaecology for his services to gynaecology, and to endometriosis in particular.

I did the London Marathon!
28 April 2009

Diana Wallis MEP ran the London Marathon in April 2009 to raise funds for the World Endometriosis Research Foundation (WERF).

quellochenonsodime Italian Health Ministry launches national endometriosis information campaign
18 February 2009

The Italian Health Ministry launches the first national campaign to raise awareness of endometriosis in collaboration with the Associazione Italiana Endometriosi.

Picture of Diana Wallis Vice-president of the European Parliament to run London Marathon for endometriosis research
5 February 2009

Diana Wallis MEP will be running the London Marathon on 26 April 2009 to raise funds for the World Endometriosis Research Foundation (WERF).

Linda Giudice honoured as distinguished researcher
9 November 2008

The ASRM 2008 Distinguished Researcher Award has been presented to Professor Linda Giudice, who has devoted decades of her career to the study of endometriosis.

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