NICHD conducts and supports a range of research activities to learn more about causes, risk factors, and treatments for endometriosis. Short descriptions of this research follow below.
The Institute supports research on endometriosis mostly through its Fertility and Infertility (FI) Branch and Gynecologic Health and Disease Branch, but also through other extramural organizational units. Findings from recent research efforts include (but are not limited to) the following:
DIPHR researchers study many different aspects of endometriosis. Among these efforts are the following:
Currently, several Program in Reproductive and Adult Endocrinology (PRAE) components within the DIR are studying different features of endometriosis and its treatment. Some of these efforts include the following:
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