Howard Jacobs Lecture


Diminished ovarian reserve: Fertility loss and beyond

Marcelle I. Cedars, Professor and Director of UCSF Center for Reproductive Health, University of California San Francisco, USA   

Marcelle Cedars is Professor and Director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology at UCSF. Dr. Cedars is funded by the NICHD and NIA in her focused areas of research including ovarian aging and assisted reproduction. She is part of a multi-disciplinary team for the current ASPIRE study (Assessing the Safety of pregnancy In the CoRona virus pandEmic) to develop a 10,000 woman national cohort to study the impact of first trimester exposure to SARS-COv-2 on pregnancy and childhood health. She has served as an Associate Editor for Fertility and Sterility, and Editorial Board for Human Reproduction Update and the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Infertility. She was the Chair of the FDA Reproductive Devices Committee. She has been a standing member of NIH study sections and served on international study sections for Canada and Europe. She was a former President of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine.