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Deconstructing human ovaries from single-cell analysis to environmental pollutants

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Frontiers in Health Sciences seminar serie

Associate professor Pauliina Damdimopoulou, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Karolinska University Hospital, will give a talk on Deconstructing human ovaries from single-cell analysis to environmental pollutants. The seminar is organised by the Faculty of Health Sciences and hosted by Doctoral Programme in Drug Research. The event, which is free of charge and open to everyone interested, will be held in English. No registration needed. Welcome!

Speaker biography
Current research focuses on the impact of endocrine disruptive chemicals on fertility in women with a special focus on the ovary. More specifically the research has four main focus areas: 1) Identification of chemicals and their mixtures that associate to decreased fertility in women living in Sweden 2) Assessment of effects of chemical exposures on ovarian follicles using in vitro cell and follicle culture models as well as patient samples 3) Mapping human foetal exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals 4) Unravelling cell populations in human ovaries as a function of age. More at https://staff.ki.se/people/paudam.