Monday, 12 December 2016

The neuroendocrinology of human reproduction, 14 Dec

Hudson seminar, 2-3pm, 14 December 
Lecture Theatre 1, Monash Medical Centre.

Speaker:  Professor Peter Richard Anderson,
Professor of Clinical Reproductive Science, University of Edinburgh    
Consultant in Reproductive Medicine, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh 
Head of Section, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Edinburgh

Light refreshments to follow presentation outside the Lecture Theatre.

Please Note: This will be the last Seminar for the year.

Undergraduate training in medicine and PhD at MRC Brain Metabolism Unit in neuroendocrinology with George Fink. Training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Edinburgh as WHO Research Fellow in Hormonal Male Contraception. Training in Reproductive Medicine at the University of Edinburgh and a year in Sam Yen’s lab in San Diego. Returned to the MRC Human Reproductive Sciences Unit in 1998 with a Consultant post in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. Appointed Chair of Clinical Reproductive Science at the University in 2005.
Professor Anderson has established a group investigating female reproductive lifespan, with laboratory and clinical aspects particularly related to the adverse effects of cancer treatment on fertility. He has also conducted clinical studies developing our understanding of the novel neuropeptides kisspeptin and neurokinin B in human reproductive function in men and women.

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