The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists/Solvay Pharmaceuticals Research Award in Menopause

2008-2009
Azin Shahryarinejad, MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
"The Impact of SERMs (Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators) on the Biomechanics and Receptor Quantification of Pelvic Support Ligaments in the Monkey Model of Menopause"

2007-2008
Katherine S. Sandhu, MD
The Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
"Alterations in Smooth Muscle in the Lower Urogenital Tract of Women"

2006-2007
Johanna S. Archer, VMD, MS, MD
Center for Magnetic Resonance Research at the University of Minnesota
"The Effect of Estradiol and Testosterone on Sexual Arousal and Cognitive Function in Surgically Postmenopausal Women Utilizing Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging"

2005-2006
Susanna J. Park, MD
UMDNJ -- New Jersey Medical School
"Neuroendocrine Alterations in the Perimenopausal Woman"

2004-2005
Clarisa R. Gracia, MD
University of Pennsylvania
"The Role of Fluctuating Testosterone on Sexuality During the Menopausal Transition"

2003-2004
Gloria S. Huang, MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center
"Antitumor Effects of Discodermolide and Paclitaxel Against Human Ovarian Tumor Xenografts in Athymic Nude Mice"

2002-2003
Mark H. Einstein, MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center
"The Effects of Celecoxib, A Selective Cyclooxygenase-II Inhibitor on Endometrial Cancer"

2001-2002
David Michael Lee, MD
Oregon Health Sciences University
"Autologous Transplantation of Fresh and Frozen Monkey Ovarian Tissue as a Prelude to Clinical Application"

2000-2001
Brian M. Clark, MD
University of Vermont College of Medicine
"A Comparison Between the Effects of Tamoxifen and Raloxifene Therapy on Vascular Reactivity in a Pressurized Vascular Segment Model"

1999-2000
Christopher D. William, MD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
"Telomerase Expression and Regulation in Premenopausal and Postmenopausal Endometrium and Endometriosis"

1998-1999
Judi L. Chervenak, MD
UMDNJ -- New Jersey Medical School
"A Comparison of Conjugated Equine Estrogen and Soy on Postmenopausal Endometrium Lipoproteins and Cognitive Function"

1997-1998
George F. Sawaya, MD
University of California at San Francisco/Mount Zion Medical Center
"Cervical Cancer Screening in Postmenopausal Women"

1996-1997
Judi L. Chervenak, MD
UMDNJ -- New Jersey Medical School
"Hormones, Sleep Architecture and Sleep Disorders in Midlife Women"

Contact:

Kathleen Kenny
researchgrants@acog.org