Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Monica M Laronda, PhD

Monica M Laronda, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Endocrinology)

Focus of Work

Bio

I have developed a strong research interest in basic reproductive biology and endocrinology to feed the underlying knowledge required to develop treatments that can protect or restore fertility and hormone function. My independent research laboratory strives to understand how the ovarian niche maintains and promotes gametogenesis; to use this information to generate in vitro models and implantable bioprosthetic ovaries as a regenerative means to support endocrine function and gamete production i...[Read full text]I have developed a strong research interest in basic reproductive biology and endocrinology to feed the underlying knowledge required to develop treatments that can protect or restore fertility and hormone function. My independent research laboratory strives to understand how the ovarian niche maintains and promotes gametogenesis; to use this information to generate in vitro models and implantable bioprosthetic ovaries as a regenerative means to support endocrine function and gamete production in patients with primary ovarian insufficiency, and to engineer endocrine organs that support sex hormone production.
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Education and Certification

  • PhD: Northwestern University, Endocrinology (2011)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Obstetrics Gynecology (2016)

Contact

312-503-5884

Morton Building Room 4-685
310 E Superior
Chicago IL 60611

Visit Monica M Laronda's Northwestern Scholars Profile to see the list of publications.