Register below for the next Fertility and Sterility Journal Club Global:
Semen Quality and Pregnancy Loss

Date: Thursday, November 16, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

Michael Eisenberg, M.D., his coauthors Germaine Buck Louis, Ph.D., and Kate Sapra, M.D., M.P.H., will be joined by experts in the field including Stephen Krawetz, Ph.D., and Tim Jenkins, Ph.D., to discuss the recent paper published in Fertility and Sterility, "Semen quality and pregnancy loss in a contemporary cohort of couples recruited before conception: Data from the LIFE Study."

Questions to be addressed will include:
  • In what ways can semen parameters impact the risk of pregnancy loss?
  • How does DNA fragmentation impact risk of pregnancy loss?
  • Do semen parameter confer differential risk to women with recurrent miscarriage?
  • How are sperm DNA methylation patterns determined, and do the predict miscarriage?
  • What study design is best to interrogate this important issue? 

The Journal Club Global will be hosted by Jessica Spencer, M.D., Jennifer Kawwass, M.D., Audrey Marsidi, M.D., and Akanksha Mehta, M.D., from Emory University School of Medicine. The event will be moderated by Fertility and Sterility's Video and New Media Editor, Kurt Barnhart, M.D., M.S.C.E. (University of Pennsylvania), and Interactive Associate-in-Chief Micah Hill, D.O. (National Institutes of Health).

We invite you to join the conversation about this exciting topic by registering on this site. Even if you're unable to make the live event, registering allows you to watch a recorded version at a time convenient for you.

Jennifer Kawwass, M.D.
Associate Professor, Medical Director
Emory Reproductive Center
Jessica Spencer, M.D.
Division Director, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Emory Reproductive Center
Akanksha Mehta, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Urology
Emory University School of Medicine
Audrey Marsidi, M.D.
Fellow, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Emory University School of Medicine
Michael Eisenberg, M.D.
Stanford Medicine
Tim Jenkins, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, Surgery (Division of Urology)
University of Utah School of Medicine
Stephen Krawetz, Ph.D.
Associate Director, C.S. Mott Center for Human Growth and Development
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Kate Sapra, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Weill Cornell Medical College
Germaine Buck Louis, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator and Director, Division of Intramural Population Health Research
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Kurt Barnhart, M.D., M.S.C.E.
Fertility and Sterility Video and New Media Editor
Penn Fertility Care, University of Pennsylvania

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