SRB Endometriosis Workshop

Australian endometriosis research:
The state of the art and what the future looks like

 Society for Reproductive Biology (SRB) Endometriosis Workshop

Supported by Guerbet

Coinciding with the 2019 SRB annual scientific meeting the Endometriosis Workshop will showcase the diversity of current and future Australian research. International guest speaker Professor Linda Giudice (from University of California, San Francisco) will share her expertise alongside leading Australian endometriosis experts.

When: Saturday 17th August

Where: Lecture Theatre, The Royal Hospital for Women, Barker Street, Randwick, NSW, 2031
Cost: $50 (includes lunch and refreshments) 

To register:

1)     Please register for the Workshop as part of the SRB ASM, simply access your online profile prior to the 2nd August.


2)     If you are NOT attending the SRB Annual Scientific Meeting, a cash payment of $50 may be paid on the day (receipt to be provided after payment). Please RSVP before the 2nd August to

Preliminary Program

08:45am - 09:00am Louise Hull 
University of Adelaide
Introduction to meeting 'Australian endometriosis research: The state of the art and what the future looks like'
09:00am - 09:45am

Linda Giudice 
Endometriosis Research on the International Stage.

09:45am - 1010am Peter Rogers
University of Melbourne
The National Action Plan – will it make a difference?
10:10am – 10:40am Morning tea
10:40am -12:10pm 

Gita Mishra
University of Queensland
The prevalence and natural history of endometriosis in Australia

Melissa Parker
Centenary Hospital for Women and Children
Adolescent’s experience of menstrual pain
Susan Evans 
University of Adelaide
Chronic pelvic pain and its relationship to endometriosis
12:10pm – 13:00pm Lunch
13:00pm – 14:30pm  Sarah Holdsworth-Carson
University of Melbourne
Phenotype correlations with lesions
Caitlin Filby
The Hudson Institute
Endometrial Stem/Progenitor Cells: Cellular Origins of Endometriosis?
Sally Mortlock
University of Queensland
Genetic research beyond GWAS
14:30pm – 15:00pm Afternoon tea
15:00pm – 16:00pm Stuart Brierley
Flinders University
Visceral pain modulation in endometriosis
Jason Abbott
University NSW
Clinical trials
16:00pm – 16:45pm Plans for the future - Panel discussion
Moderator: Jane Girling
Grant Montgomery, Linda Giudice, Peter Rogers, Caroline Gargett, Jason Abbott
16:45pm -17:00pm Closing comments
Louise Hull

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