Endometriosis Research Now! Edinburgh

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Come and hear from leading researchers about the latest scientific research into endometriosis - the challenges, the opportunities, and what discoveries they are hoping to make in areas such as genetics, pain management and fertility.

We are delighted to be holding Endometriosis Research Now! on Saturday 16th November 2019 – an Endometriosis Scientific Research Conference for those with endometriosis, their supporters and friends. Organised in conjunction with World Endometriosis Research Foundation, the World Endometriosis Society and EXPPECT Endometriosis Team, we will be joined for the day by top UK researchers who will be guiding us through the challenges and direction of endometriosis research in the future. 

As well as sessions giving an overview of endometriosis research and future directions, the genetics of endometriosis, and latest research in pain mechanisms, there will be a selection of seminars to choose from including:

  • The latest research on fertility and endometriosis
  • The latest research on menstrual bleeding
  • The psychologist’s perspective on managing pain

The Conference will run from 9 am to 4.30 pm on Saturday 16th November in Edinburgh. 

Delegate fees, including refreshments and lunch:

Individual - £35.00

Individual, unwaged - £10.00

These fees are for those with endometriosis, their supporters and friends only as they are subsidised. If you represent an organisation or are a healthcare professional and would like to attend, please contact us at admin@endometriosis-uk.org. Please note that bookings are non-refundable.



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Welcome and introduction to the day

Ms Emma Cox


Endometriosis Research: now and future

Professor Andrew Horne


The genetics of endometriosis

Dr Ioannis Simitsidellis 


Refreshment Break



Seminar 1 (choose from below)






Seminar 2 (choose from below)



Refreshment Break



The latest research in pain mechanisms

Professor Philippa Saunders 


Panel Q & A

Chair: Lone Hummelshoj




Seminar topics

We are delighted to welcome the below speakers to share their fascinating research into fertility, menstrual bleeding, and pain management. Delegates will be able to choose two out of three of these seminars:

  • Fertility and endometriosis: the latest research - Dr Doug Gibson
  • The latest research on menstrual bleeding - Dr Jackie Maybin
  • Managing pain: the perspective of the psychologist - Dr Sarah Young
16th November, 2019 9:00 AM   through   4:30 PM
The Informatics Forum
Edinburgh, EH8 9AB
United Kingdom
Phone: 02072222781
Event Fee(s)
Individual with endometriosis, family & friends £ 35.00
Individual (unwaged) with endometriosis, family & friends £ 10.00

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