National Centers for Translational Research in Reproduction and Infertility
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Steroids, Metabolism and Female Reproduction

Research Focus Group Meeting:

 

Pamela Mellon (UCSD) – Leader

Project: The Role of FSH in Female Infertility

 

David Abbott (UWisc/UVA)

Project: Hypothalamic Steroid Receptors and the Pathogenesis of PCOS

 

Judy Cameron (ONPRC)

Project: Metabolic and Neuroendocrine Responses to Hyperandrogenemia and Diet

 

Jeff Chang (UCSD)

Project: The Role of Androgen on Follicle Function

 

Bill Crowley (Harvard)

Project: Discovering New Mendelian Genes Controlling Human Reproduction Using
the Human Disease Model of Isolated GnRH Deficiency (IGD)

 

*Tom Curry (UKentucky)

Project: EMMPRIN: A Regulator of Angiogenesis and Leukocyte Trafficking during Ovulation

 

*Diane Duffy (UKentucky/EVMS)

Project: Angiogenesis in the Primate Ovulatory Follicle

 

Antoni Duleba (UCSD)

Project: The Role of Androgen on Follicle Function

 

Dan Dumesic (UCLA/ONPRC)

Project: Androgen Excess as a Mechanism for Adipogenic Dysfunction in PCOS women

 

*Misung Jo (UKentucky)

Project: CIPAR1, A Novel Modulator of Progesterone Accumulation in Periovulatory Follicles

 

*CheMyong Ko (UKentucky/UIllinois)

Project: Mechanism of Periovulatory Leukocyte Infiltration into the Ovary

 

Nicholas Katsanis (Harvard)

Project: Functional dissection of GnRH defects and networks

 

Alexander Kauffman (UCSD)

Project: Neuroendocrine Regulation of LH in Normal and Disease States

 

Mark Lawson (UCSD)

Project: Neuroendocrine Regulation of LH in Normal and Disease States

 

Jon Levine (UWisc/UVA)

Project: Hypothalamic Steroid Receptors and the Pathogenesis of PCOS

 

Chris McCartney (UVA)

Project: Testosterone-GnRH Frequency and the Evolution of PCOS in Adolescence

 

John Marshall (UVA)

Project: Testosterone-GnRH Frequency and the Evolution of PCOS in Adolescence

 

Suzanne Moenter (UMich/UVA)

Project: Hypothalamic Steroid Receptors and the Pathogenesis of PCOS

 

Benjamin Neale (Harvard)

Project: Common Complex Trait Genetics of Reproductive Phenotypes

 

Charles Roberts ( (ONPRC)

Project: Effects of Androgen and Diet on Adipose Tissue

 

Stephanie Seminara (Harvard)

Project: Discovering New Mendelian Genes Controlling Human Reproduction Using
the Human Disease Model of Isolated GnRH Deficiency (IGD)

 

Shunichi Shimasaki (UCSD)

Project: The Role of Androgen on Follicle Function

 

Richard Stouffer (ONPRC)

Project: Ovarian and Uterine Structure-function: Influence of Androgen and Diet

 

Varykina Thackray (UCSD)

Project: The Role of FSH in Female Infertility

 

Nicholas Webster (UCSD)

Project: Neuroendocrine Regulation of LH in Normal and Disease States

 

*P01 project

 

NICHD Liaison: Lou DePaolo