ASRM Announces Eight Grant Awardees to Support Advancements in Reproductive Medicine
May 25, 2022
Author: ASRM Research Institute
Origin: ASRM Announcement
The ASRM Research Institute provides financial support to meritorious researchers and organizations. This most recent round of awards was given to eight individuals in five categories.
A big congratulations to our recipients!
Discovery and Innovation Grant Awardee
Jun Wu, PhD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Studying molecular mechanisms underlying human implantation and implantation failure using a pluripotent stem cell blastocyst model
Pilot and Exploratory Grant AwardeesJoshua Halpern, MD MS
A Pilot, Randomized Clinical Trial of Universal Home Semen Analysis Screening for the Evaluation of Male Infertility
Jamie Lo, MD, MCR
Oregon Health & Sciences University
Identifying Epigenetic Changes in Spermatozoa of Sexually Mature Rhesus Macaques Following Chronic Marijuana Use
Karen Schindler, PhD
Determining Sirtuin 7 mechanisms that protect age-related genome stability in oocytes
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Association Grant AwardeeGiven in partnership with the Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Association and ASRM
Tsegaselassie Workalemahu, PhD, MSc
University of Utah
Inherited Genetic Variants and Unexplained Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
KY Cha Grant in Stem Cell Technology AwardeeSupported by an endowment from the Asia-Pacific Biomedical Research Foundation
Rachel West, PhD
Using a 3D human trophoblast stem cell model to investigate the sexual dimorphism of the placental innate immune response
ASRM Diversity Fellowship Research Grant AwardeesSupported by an educational grant provided by EMD Serono
Zachary Walker, MD
Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Evaluation of sperm centriole distribution and composition on fertility outcomes in men with and without male factor infertility—a prospective study
Brent Monseur, MD, ScM
Drivers of assisted reproductive technology use and associated reproductive and mental health outcomes in women by sexual orientation - results from national longitudinal cohorts
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