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Why the Y? Why is it important?

07/11/2018 by Campion Fund
  The Y chromosome emerged at least 180 million years ago, some say 300 million years ago.  It evolved in a slow-step-wise fashion from autosomes along with the X. Over eons the Y chromosome became smaller than the X, a process that became known as Y degeneration. During its evolution...
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tsRNAs are Novel Paternal Epigenetic Factors

06/12/2018 by Campion Fund
tsRNAs are novel paternal epigenetic factors that impact male reproductive health and effect the offspring of fathers.  Qi Chen, PhD of the University of Nevada, Reno, and colleagues have demonstrated that sperm transfer RNA-derived small RNAs (tsRNAs) are present in a mouse model in late spermatogenesis and in mature sperm.  ...
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The Basic Science of Uterine Fibroids Scientific Meeting – February 28, 2020, NIEHS, Research Triangle Park, NC, Gala Dinner Dance – February 29, 2020

05/09/2018 by Campion Fund
On Friday, February 28, 2020, we are sponsoring a scientific meeting on the Basic Pathobiology of Uterine Fibroids to be held at NIEHS, Research Triangle Park, NC. Presentations from scientists working on the basic mechanisms of fibroid development and growth, as well as new therapeutic approaches will be featured.  The...
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Resource: The Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine

04/30/2018 by Campion Fund
The Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC is a superb resource for both clinical male fertility and research in that field.  Hooman Sadri-Ardekani, MD, PhD, urologist and male fertility expert and faculty member of the Institute is devoted to preserving fertility in boys and adolescents...
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