Howard Jones Jr., MD shares thoughts on the future of reproductive medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 28 April 2013

howardwagnerHoward Jones Jr., MD, Honorary Chairman of the Howard and Georgeanna Jones Foundation for Reproductive Medicine, and Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynecology and co-founder of the Jones Institute , shared his thoughts on the ethics of in vitro fertilization, personhood legislation and the future of reproductive medicine at a discussion held on April 29, 2013 at Eastern Virginia Medical School. The event was presented by the Maimonides Society of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater and was moderated by Alan Wagner, MD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at EVMS (at right).

Regional Plan Association Honors Howard Milstein With Lifetime Leadership Award PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 18 April 2013

Regional Plan Association honored New York State Thruway Authority Chairman Howard Milstein with the organization’s 2013 Lifetime Leadership Award for his extraordinary contributions to New York and the region at the RPA’s 23rd Annual Assembly, “A Resilient Region.”

Howard P. Milstein, who has served as chairman of the New York State Thruway Authority since 2011, has been a major force in the development of New York City, the region, and beyond. He is a leading figure in local, national, and global affairs, marshaling business, government, philanthropic, and family resources to drive a host of initiatives across health, civic, educational, and security sectors.

Bruno Lunenfeld, MD, PhD, FRCOG, FACOG, POGS PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 04 April 2012

Dr. Bruno Lunenfeld
Shirley Dungan Kheel Memorial Lecture

Dr. Bruno Lunenfeld, Professor Emeritus at the Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar-llan University, and Ramat Gan, Israel, was the Shirley Dungan Kheel Memorial Lecturer at the Jones Institute on March 29, 2012.  Dr. Lunenfeld delivered a lecture entitled, "Infertility, Ovulation Induction, Treatments and the Ovarian and Endometrial Cancers: 40 Years of Follow Up".

Dr. Lunenfeld is President of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male, General Secretary of The Asian-Pacific Initiative on Reproductive Endocrinology, Treasurer of the International Society of Gynaecological Endocrinology and Editor of The Aging Male, a journal devoted to men's health and aging. Dr. Lunenfeld is best known for his pioneering work in human reproduction.  After describing the clinical use of hMG in men and women in 1960, his group was the first to achieve a pregnancy with hMG in 1961, demonstrated binding of hCG to LH receptors in theca cells in 1967 and were the first to induce ovulation followed by pregnancy with GnRH in an hMG-stimulated cycle in 1975. His research interests pertain to the physiology and pathology of male and female reproduction and include stimulators, modulators and regulators of sex steroids, spermatogenesis, spermiogenesis, folliculogenesis and ovulation, and the mechanism of action of gonadotrophins, GnRH and growth factors on gene expression and steroidogenesis.


Jose Horcajadas, PhD, is The Jones/Andrews Scholar in Reproductive Medicine PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 22 March 2012

José Horcajadas, PhD, Associate Professor at the University Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla, Spain spent 3 days at The Jones Institute as The Jones/Andrews Scholar in Reproductive Medicine.  Dr. Horcajadas is an expert in translational research with emphasis on human implantation.  He has numerous publications in high-impact peer reviewed journals including The Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism. For the pat 3 years Dr. Horcajadas has been an active collaborator ni the development of a three-dimensional endometrial culture system at The Jones Institute, which has resulted in several significant publications and presentations.


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