EvatarNew Breakthrough Fertility Model
19Apr, 2017

Evatar is a new exciting technological advance that has just been added to the field of reproductive health. It’s a complete, robotic replica of the female reproductive system. The team of researchers from Northwestern University, the University of Illinois at Chicago and Draper Laboratory developed Evatar and it comes equipped with a complete uterus, ovaries and a menstrual cycle. Made from human and mouse tissue, it is able to mimic the 28-day menstrual cycle. Evatar also produces hormones, often the cause of many reproductive system complications from cancer and fibroids […]

26Feb, 2015

The other day, my wife asked why I don’t shorten my stories. I explained to her that these entries were more than stories of inspiration and hope; these stories are also meant to explain and educate. When patients come to me after failing at other centers, I sometimes find myself having difficulty following the logic of prior treatments. At times, I am stunned at the lack of thought placed in creating differential diagnoses and treatment options. “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again” and (fortunately and unfortunately) there […]

4Feb, 2015

My last days at New Hope were a whirlwind of emotions and many sad goodbyes. Fortunately, one good-bye was a happy one: I was able to graduate AG! AG  had a beautiful ultrasound heartbeat on 3 separate occasions and the fetus was growing appropriately, so it was  time to move her on to her obstetrician.  AG is 36 y/o. If everything goes well this will be her second baby with  New Hope. The most interesting thing is that she is menopausal and this pregnancy was from an embryo created  from her […]

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