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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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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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The 4th Annual Gala

04/22/2018 by Campion Fund
Thank you everyone for making the 4th Annual Gala a great success! Honorary Chair Matt Barber kicked off the evening for the sixty-five attendees.  It was an enjoyable evening spent socializing with friends and colleagues at the Croasdaile Country Club.  Liquid Pleasure kept everyone dancing with its lively music. The...
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