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(Canceled) Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Causes and Consequences
- When March 1, 2013, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
- WhoDavid Ehrmann, MD
Professor of Medicine; Associate Director, University of Chicago Clinical Research Center; and Director, Center for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome; University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
- Where Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, 2 Riverside Circle (M106)
2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA 24016
Dr. Ehrmann will discuss the causes and symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), an endocrine disorder in women that can result in irregular menstruation, amenorrhea, ovulation-related infertility, polycystic ovaries, elevated levels of androgenic hormones, and insulin resistance. Dr. Ehrmann’s research interests include the role that hereditary factors play in the development of PCOS, the use of insulin-sensitizing agents in the treatment PCOS, and the relationship between PCOS and obstructive sleep apnea.
David Ehrmann, MD