Amenorrhea Research Activities and Advances

Through its intramural and extramural organizational units, NICHD supports and conducts a broad range of research projects on amenorrhea and conditions for which amenorrhea is a symptom. Short descriptions of this research are included below.


  1. Sjaarda, L. A., Mumford, S. L., Kissell, K., Schliep, K. C., Hammoud, A. O., Perkins, N. J., et al. (2014). Increased androgen, anti-Müllerian hormone, and sporadic anovulation in healthy, eumenorrheic women: a mild PCOS-like phenotype? Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 99(6), 2208–2216. Retrieved November 7, 2016, from
  2. Mumford, S. L., Schisterman, E. F., Siega-Riz, A. M., Gaskins, A. J., Steiner, A. Z., Daniels, J. L., et al. (2011). Cholesterol, endocrine and metabolic disturbances in sporadic anovulatory women with regular menstruation. Human Reproduction, 26(2), 423–430. Retrieved November 7, 2016, from
  3. Hambridge, H. L., Mumford, S. L., Mattison, D. R., Ye, A., Pollack, A. Z., Bloom, M. S., et al. (2013). The influence of sporadic anovulation on hormone levels in ovulatory cycles. Human Reproduction, 28(6), 1687–1694. Retrieved November 7, 2016, from


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