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In this segment Sasha Ottey speaks Dr. Andrea Dunaif, one of the world's most prominent PCOS researchers. She is Director of the Northwestern University NIH-Supported Specialized Center of Research (SCOR) on Sex and Gender Factors Affecting Women’s Health.
Dr. Dunaif’s research focuses on the mechanisms linking reproduction and metabolism.
Her studies have led the way in redefining PCOS as a major metabolic disorder that is a leading risk factor for type 2 diabetes. She has translated her findings into novel therapies for PCOS with
insulin sensitizing drugs. Most recently, her group has mapped the first major susceptibility gene for the disorder. This spells progress!
Dr. Dunaif will be able to tell us about the latest discoveries, developments, and medical breakthroughs in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome research.
Tune in to learn more about PCOS the strides the medical community are taking to learn more about treating it.
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