REI Fellow Research Grant Winners

(sponsored by Ferring Pharmaceuticals)

Congratulations to the following 2 NEFS member recipients of the
2016 Research Grant Award sponsored by Ferring Pharmaceuticals:

 

Leah Kaye, MD
The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine , Farmington, CT
"Evolution and Development of the Human Primitive Syncytium and its Impact on Human Reproductive Biology"

Alison Lange, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
"Assessing efficacy of intravenous acetaminophen versus fentanyl for perioperative pain control during oocyte retrieval"
 
 Congratulations and good luck on your future research endeavors.
Thank you to all those members who participated in this research grant opportunity.
The research will be completed by
December 31, 2017 and will then be presented at the Annual Meeting held in the Spring - 2018.

 REI Fellow Research Grant ~ Past Winners
 
2015 Research Grant Winners 
Paula Brady, MD

Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
"Micro-RNA expression in adolescent and adult patients with endometriosis"

Lauren  Murphy, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
"In vivo Inactivation of Latent Herpes Simplex Virus 2 Using CRISPR/Cas9-based Antivirals"
 The research will be completed by December 31, 2016 and will then be presented at the Annual Meeting held in the Spring - 2017.
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2014 Research Grant Winners 
Erin Lewis, MD
Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
"Zona pellucida thickness variation: Use as a predictor for implantation rates and guidance for assisted hatching practices"
 
Reshef Tal, MD, PhD
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
"Endothelial progenitor cells: Their role in implantation, placentation and early pregnancy development"
The research will be completed by December 31, 2015 and will be presented at the Annual Meeting in Spring - 2016
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Jennifer Ambroggio, MD
University of VT/Fletcher Allen Healthcare
"Regulation of hTERT function in human granulosa cells"
 
James Nodler, MD
BIDMC/Harvard/Boston, MA
"Dietary influence on endometriosis symptoms in adolescent patients" 
 
The research will be completed by December 31, 2014 and will be presented at the Annual Meeting in Spring - May 2, 2015 
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2012 FERRING RESEARCH GRANT AWARD WINNERS
 
William Brett Davenport, MD
University of VT/Fletcher Allen Healthcare
"Hormonal Regulation of VEGF and its Receptors: A Randomized Controlled Trial"
 
Werner Neuhausser, MD, PhD
BIDMC/Harvard/Boston, MA
“Identification of germ cell intrinsic factors involved in regulation of meiosis in developing germ cells of the fetal mouse gonad”
 
The research was completed by December 31, 2013 and was presented at the Annual Meeting held in the Spring of 2014.
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2011 FERRING RESEARCH GRANT AWARD WINNERS
 
Joseph B. Davis, DO
Montefiore Medical Center, New York 
"Effect of intrauterine Vitamin D deficiency on female reproductive physiology"
 
Kathryn C. Humm, MD
BIDMC/Boston IVF
“A Prospective Study of Celiac Disease and its Influence on Pregnancy Outcomes among
Women with Infertility and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss”
 
The research was completed by December 31, 2012 and was presented at the Annual Meeting, Spring of 2013.
 
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 2010 FERRING RESEARCH GRANT AWARD WINNERS
Zaher Merhi, MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York
 "Anti-Mullerian Hormone and its Receptor Gene Expression in Granulosa Cells of Obese Women Undergoing In Vitro Fertilization"
 
Khanh-Ha Dan Nguyen, MD
BIDMC/Boston IVF
“Influence of chronic leptin exposure on estrogen-mediated beta-endorphin secretion in hESC-derived proopiomelanocortin-specific hypothalamic stem cells”
 
Wendy S. Vitek, MD
Women & Infants Hospital
“Determining the influence of anti-Mullerian hormone on theca cell androgen production through a novel 3-D microtissue model”
 The research was completed by December 31, 2011 and presented at the Annual Meeting held in the Spring of 2012.
 
 

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