The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded CU Advanced Reproductive Medicine a $1.7 million grant to investigate how follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) releases and interacts with ovaries in obese women. FSH, regulates egg production in the ovaries and is a key factor in determining a woman’s fertility.
CU's Denver fertility clinic is part of a study involving a new drug that results in a 30-40% pregnancy increase for women with infertility caused by PCOS.
Dr. Polotsky’s Obesity journal article shows a direct link between male obesity, infertility and decreased in vitro fertilization (IVF) success rates.
Serena Dovey, MD and Lauren Roth, MD, join CU's fertility staff, increasing its commitment to research-based clinical care for all fertility patients.
Colorado infertility patients struggling with obesity can now get help from weight specialists and the only wellness program of its kind in the country.
Dr. Alvero was named "Top Doc of 2013" by 5280 Magazine and Denver physicians as the fertility doctor they would most want treating them and their families.
CU's Stapleton fertility clinic offers patients the expertise of a leading university research hospital involved in every aspect of reproductive medicine.
“Fertility is known to be decreased in obese women and obese men,” said Professor James McManaman, Ph.D., vice-chairman of research for CU OB-GYN.
CU will present abstracts at ASRM's 2012 national meeting that brings together reproductive health professionals, focusing on fertility and treatments.
5280 magazine named Dr. Alvero as one of five top reproductive endocrinologists selected by peers as physicians they would trust to treat their own families
CU Dr. Roth was awarded the Clinical Research Fellowship and Mentor Award at The Endocrine Society conference for focusing on obesity and reproduction.
According to Dr. Polotsky, an expert on obesity and fertility, research shows increasing male partner obesity could cut couples' fertility in half.
A CU research study in May, 2012 offered patients with "unexplained infertility" free infertility treatment for participation. Call 303-724-5284.
New research delivers news to men hoping to become dads: If you are overweight or obese, you might not be producing enough sperm and causing infertility.
The CU Colorado Springs office is offering a $500 discount to all active duty military personnel and their families for IVF treatment for infertility.
Dr. Alvero, a reproductive endocrinologist and fertility specialist, serves as a U.S. colonel in the Army Reserve providing medical care in Mongolia.
Dr. Shona Murray of University of Colorado Advanced Reproductive Medicine in Colorado Springs was named as the top reproductive endocrinologist by Colorado Springs Style Magazine, selected by more than 1,500 doctors.
U.S. News and World Report named CU OB-GYN as one of the nation's "high-performing specialties," placing it among the top 25% of 5,000 hospitals surveyed.
UCARM had 14 abstracts at the 2011 ASRM national conference. Dr. Roth's study on testosterone supplementation in elderly men was chosen as a prize paper.