ASRM Announces Eight Grant Awardees to Support Advancements in Reproductive Medicine

ASRM is proud to announce the 2022 grant awardees to receive funding from the ASRM Research Institute. This group of awardees were selected through a competitive process and reviewed by the ASRM Research Institute Grant Review Committee (GRC).

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!

ASRM Grants

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 Awardees

Joshua Halpern, MD MS
Northwestern University

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
Rutgers University

Determining Sirtuin 7 mechanisms that protect age-related genome stability in oocytes

Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Association Grant Awardee

Given 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 Awardee

Supported by an endowment from the Asia-Pacific Biomedical Research Foundation

Rachel West, PhD
Auburn University

Using a 3D human trophoblast stem cell model to investigate the sexual dimorphism of the placental innate immune response

ASRM Diversity Fellowship Research Grant Awardees

Supported 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
Stanford University

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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