CU infertility specialists Dr. Polotsky and Dr. Skaznik-Wikiel recently presented research revealing a high-fat diet, not just obesity, probably lowers fertility for both men & women.
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The Endocrine Society recently announced its 2016 Laureate Award recipients and Dr. Santoro was honored with the prestigious Outstanding Mentor Award. This annual award recognizes physicians who demonstrate a career committed to mentoring and a provide positive impact on mentees’ education & career.
Alex Polotsky, M.D., has been appointed interim chief of the Advanced Reproductive Medicine division at the University of Colorado Denver.
Congratulations to Nanette Santoro, MD, recipient of the Journal of Women’s Health Award for Outstanding Achievement in Women’s Health Research at the Awards Gala at Women’s Health 2015 in Washington, DC. Dr. Santoro is Professor and E. Stewart Taylor Chair in the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of Colorado School of Medicine.
Dr. Alex Polotsky spoke to Colorado Public Radio about his ongoing research into the effects of smoking on male fertility. The CU study is the first to prove smoking increases a man’s infertility.
Dr. Shona Murray and Dr. Alex Polotsky of University of Colorado Advanced Reproductive Medicine in Colorado Springs were named as the top reproductive endocrinologists by Colorado Springs Style Magazine.
Dr. Alvero was named a top reproductive endocrinology & infertility doctor in Denver by 5280 Magazine. He has been named a top doctor in 2012, 2013 & 2014.
The first line therapy for PCOS has always been Clomiphene citrate, but Letrozole is 45 percent more effective than Clomiphene, according to the National Institutes of Health study, conducted in part by CU Advanced Reproductive Medicine. That represents a huge advancement in infertility treatment.
The July 9 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine groundbreaking research on a new drug for women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) that featured clinical trial work by University of Colorado Advanced Reproductive Medicine (UCARM). Thirty-one Colorado women with PCOS to get pregnant.