Ovarian Stimulation: The Next Decade

MSD is delighted to present “Ovarian Stimulation: The Next Decade”. This symposium will explore the future of ovarian stimulation, presenting current evidence on the unique molecule ELONVA (corifollitropin alfa) as well as inviting you to consider emerging evidence for a variety of stimulation regimens.

Date Tuesday 17 October 2017
Time 7.00am to 8.15am
Venue City Rooms 1 & 2, Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide, SA

Chair:
Professor William Ledger is the Vice Dean of Medicine and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of New South Wales, Director of Reproductive Medicine, Royal Hospital for Women, Senior Specialist, IVF-Australia.

Before moving to Sydney in 2011 he was Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Sheffield from 1999, before which he was Reader in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Oxford. He was a Member of the UK Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority for five years before his move to Australia, and was Chair of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Examinations and Assessment Committee for five years to 2010, and a Member of Council and Vice President of the RCOG.

His research interests focus on in vitro fertilisation and assisted reproduction, impacts of reproductive ageing and disorders such as endometriosis, premature ovarian failure and polycystic ovary syndrome on fertility and quality of life, reproductive effects of cancer treatment and health economic and demographic aspects of infertility. He has published over 250 research papers and edited 11 books on aspects of reproductive medicine.

Speakers:
Christos Venetis is an Obstetrician/Gynaecologist and a Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine (ESHRE). He holds a Master of Science in “Medical Research Methodology” (2006) and a Master of Science in Healthcare Management. He has obtained a PhD in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (2014) from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece with the Highest Distinction. He is currently a Senior Lecturer at UNSW and the Senior Co-ordinator of Clinical Research for IVF Australia. His research interests include ovarian stimulation, reproductive endocrinology, endometrial receptivity and evidence-based medicine.

Kathleen Peters is a Reproductive Biologist, holding a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Medicine (Reproductive Health and Human Genetics). She obtained her PhD from the University of Sydney, Sydney Medical School with a Biopsychosocial Assessment of Pain Mechanisms in Women with Endometriosis. She is currently the Medical lead for the Fertility Portfolio at MSD. Her research interests include in vitro fertilisation, the neurobiology of the female reproductive tract, pain mechanisms associated with endometriosis and a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of chronic pelvic pain.

An invitation with a registration link has been sent to all delegates at the email address provided during their registration process.

or email Kim O’Dea directly should you wish to register.