Archive for 2009

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.

New research is promising for future diagnostic test for endometriosis – but this test is a long way from being available yet
19 August 2009

Two papers published in Human Reproduction describe how nerve fibres in the lining of the uterus may indicate the presence of endometriosis, but there is no new diagnostic test yet!

How to find a specialist
21 July 2009

Ten things to consider before choosing your treatment – and your physician. A practical guide to find a specialist in endometriosis.

Book cover for Endometriosis: a key to healing through nutrition Endometriosis: a key to healing through nutrition
7 June 2009

In “Endometriosis: a key to healing through nutrition” Dian Shepperson Mills and Michael Vemon describe clearly what endometriosis is and what practical steps can be taken to push endometriosis into remission via nutrition.

Endometriosis new zealand Endometriosis New Zealand chosen as preferred charity
2 June 2009

Endometriosis New Zealand (ENZ) has been chosen as the charity to benefit from’s $100,000 grant for advertising over a 12-month period to raise awareness of endometriosis.

Book cover foro A tiny itsy bitsy gift of life A tiny itsy bitsy gift of life
17 May 2009

“A tiny itsy bitsy gift of life” is a children’s book by Carmen Martinez Jover. It explains egg donation, through beautiful illustrations, and is a tool for parents who wish to explain how children are conceived through egg donation.

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.

Research priorities in endometriosis published
1 May 2009

1 MAY 2009 Reproductive Scientices have today published the first ever consensus paper on research priorities in endometriosis. This is the result of a one-day workshop between leading scientists, clinicians and patient advocates following the 10th World Congress on Endometriosis in Melbourne in 2008. Participants of the international consensus workshop on 15 March 2008 Endometriosis […]

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).

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