Menstruation: Science and Society

September 20-21, 2018

Sponsor/Co-Sponsor(s)

Gynecologic Health and Disease Branch (GHDB), NICHD

Location

6710B Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892
Rooms 1425/1427

Purpose

The meeting will highlight promising new discoveries and avenues of research on menstruation. Speakers and attendees include leaders in the field with expertise in endometrial biology, 'omic analysis of the endometrium or menstrual effluent, new sampling or imaging modalities, smart technologies/apps and mHealth platforms, and health literacy and dissemination frameworks.

The meeting will address what researchers, healthcare providers, and patients can learn from the uterine endometrium and menstruation, as well as insights provided by a normally functioning endometrium, and diagnostics for abnormal functioning and disease. The meeting will also incorporate the science of menstruation with broader societal implications, including the unique considerations necessary in menstrual health communications, population health research, and public health outreach.

Register

Limited seating will be available on-site, but the meeting will be videocast live at https://videocast.nih.gov/.

Register at https://palladianpartners.cvent.com/GHDB_Menstruation2018. 

Contact

Candace Tingen, Ph.D., GHDB, NICHD
E-mail: candace.tingen@nih.gov

Lisa Halvorson, M.D., GHDB, NICHD
E-mail: lisa.halvorson@nih.gov

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