January 2022 JC

January Journal Club: Unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss and unexplained infertility

“Is B-cell CLL/lymphoma 6 (BCL6) endometrial expression, a surrogate biomarker of endometriosis, elevated in women with unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss (uRPL) and unexplained infertility (UI) compared to fertile subjects?”. What could this study suggest for potential treatment and future investigations for recurrent miscarriage and unexplained pregnancy loss? Review the findings of this study in the IIRRM Journal club with Dr. Joe Stanford.

North American Virtual Conference For RRM 2021

Hosted by the International Institute of Restorative Reproductive Medicine of America (IIRRM-A) Hear the latest updates in research and clinical approaches to women’s reproductive health and medicine now available on-demand with forum access.  Topics include:  Prolactin and ovulation disorders Recurrent Miscarriage and Modifiable Risk Factors Dextroamphetamine treatment of unresolved pelvic pain Novel treatments for premature menopause or diminished oocyte reserve Covid 19 effect on pregnancy and lactation Miscarriage, data and clinical case discussion New Research: Fertility Outcomes with the use of Metformin and Pioglitazone in patients with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS): A Retrospective Analysis New Research: Abstract Presentation: Fertility After […]

May Teacher Series: Exploring the relationship between gut microbiome and PCO

What is the association between the gut microbiome and PCOS? What about the impact of the microbiome on health and diseases? Dr. April Lind explores the potential relationship between the gut microbiome and PCO, as well as providing an overall understanding of what exactly is meant by the microbiome and the effect on health and disease. Learn new ways of optimizing treatment for PCO, and share your thoughts on potential options for better treatment and management of this disease in the forum.

17th Annual International Virtual Conference for Restorative Reproductive Medicine

Celebrate 20 years of bringing together a community of medical professionals and supporters who are helping to transform reproductive medicine at the 2020 International RRM Virtual Conference.  Hear the latest developments, innovations, and research in the area of RRM.  Listen to our Fireside Chat in which 6 clinical cases of PCOS were presented, with each presentation highlighting a different science-based method of charting that assists in identifying, managing, and treating a patient with PCOS.

March Grand Rounds: Restorative Reproductive Surgery

Dr. Kongoassa, Medical Director, and Restorative Reproductive Surgeon, at the Centre for Reproductive Health Medicine and Gynecology, and the Center for Restorative Reproductive Surgery, runs through the diagnosis of abnormal physiology and pathology as well as different surgical approaches to restoring and optimizing reproductive function.  With extensive video, this 1-hour presentation outlines the identification, and surgical options for a number of conditions including endometriosis, adenomyosis, fallopian tube blockages/damage, fibroids, uterine polyps, low ovarian reserve, isthmocele, chronic endometritis, and ovarian cysts.

February Grand Rounds: Fertility Health Promotion in Men and Women

Prof. Barron reviews the current research supporting fertility health factors and discusses the areas of fertility health knowledge promotion in men and women, including modifiable risk factors. This webinar also instructs how to integrate and use the Fertility Health Knowledge Scale in a patient visit. Mary Lee Barron, PhD, MSN-FNP, BSN, is an Associate Professor at the School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, USA. Additionally, she is the founder and Director of Marquette Fertility Education offering direct patient care services and research in Fertility Health Knowledge and Natural Family Planning.

RRM Research Updates: Hormonal monitoring of the menstrual cycle, with comparison to ultrasound

Presented by Professor Leonard F. Blackwell, Massey University, New Zealand, Dr. Blackwell was trained in organic chemistry, biochemistry and reproductive physiology. He studied under Professor James Brown at the University of Melbourne in the physiology of ovulation and in the development of the Fertility Meter, a device for monitoring ovarian activity in all its manifestations and one of the only true quantitative point-of-care devices in existence.  For the past 36 years, Len was involved in the research and development of urinary assays as point-of-care diagnostic kits and recently with quantitative immune-chromatographic assays. Sadly, Dr. Blackford passed away in late 2020.

North American Virtual Conference for RRM 2020

Access to recordings and slides from this year’s North American Conference and Annual meeting for RRM are now available. Held on July 22, 2020 “virtually”, we are grateful to everyone—including the attendees, speakers, and facilitators—who made the conference a success. We heard from Amy Beckley, PhD, on the power of testing progesterone urine metabolites, Dr. Patrick Yeung on endometriosis adhesion prevention, and Dr. Joe Stanford on STORRM as well as a number of new RRM research abstracts. While we couldn’t meet physically we enjoyed the opportunity to see everyone virtually. Conference attendees receive free access to recordings and slides.

16th Annual General Meeting and International Conference for RRM

Recordings from IIRRM’s AGM and International Conference for RRM held in Dublin and Restorative Reproduction hosted by NeoFertility are now available for purchase. Updates in progesterone, DHEA and the Oestradiol curve, immunological aspects of infertility and reproductive health, treatment of silent endometriosis, an overview of the new Neo app and case studies as well as some surprising discoveries! Fill out the online evaluations for each day to receive up to 12 CME/CPD are available until Sept 27, 2019.