Teresa Woodruff, ’89 PhD, chief of Reproductive Science in Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has been named a 2017 Guggenheim Fellow in support of her research into reproductive health.
Women who underwent autologous breast reconstruction following a mastectomy reported greater psychosocial and sexual well-being than those who chose implant-based reconstruction, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a miniature female reproductive tract that could eventually change the future of research and treatment of diseases in women’s reproductive organs.
Treating mild hypothyroidism during pregnancy does not lead to improved cognitive functioning in children through five years of age, according to a recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Scientists have demonstrated that a small-molecule inhibitor can preserve fertility in mice, when administered as a co-treatment with conventional chemotherapy.
A surgical procedure called a pelvic exenteration may be curative for more than half of women with a form of advanced cervical cancer who have failed other treatments.
Northwestern Medicine hosted a symposium for the one-year anniversary of the implementation of the National Institutes of Health’s landmark sex-inclusion policy.
Coronary artery calcium — a sign of atherosclerosis — was found in more than one-third of women previously considered to be low-risk for heart disease, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Through pioneering research in oncofertility, reproductive endocrinologist Teresa Woodruff, PhD, offers young cancer survivors options to have children.