Recent News & Events
May 21, 2018
Congratulations to our 2018 SSMR Award Winners!
May 9, 2018
It is with heavy hearts that we share the news that world-renowned andrologist and urologist, Dr. Lawrence Dubin, died on 27 April 2018, at the age of 84.
March 15, 2017
Stay Connected with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Zika Virus Updates.
February 6, 2017
Zika virus was initially identified in 1947 in the Zika forest of Uganda, accidentally during a yellow fever research investigation (Dick, Kitchen et al. 1952). For the following decades, many cases human cases were identified in multiple African countries.
February 20, 2016
SSMR Congratulates Dr. Kathleen Hwang, MD, on her selection to present at the 2016 AUA Research Forum: “Early-Career Investigators Showcase Sunday May 8th at the AUA 2016 in Meeting in San Diego.
June 10, 2014
Discovery may help scientists develop better artificial insemination techniques
June 10, 2014
Review found sperm were less viable in men who had been exposed to electromagnetic radiation of devices
April 17, 2014
British researchers discover receptors on egg cells that allow sperm to attach, fertilize egg
April 16, 2014
Interacting proteins on the surface of the sperm and the egg have been discovered by researchers. These are essential to begin mammalian life. These proteins, which allow the sperm and egg to recognize one another, offer new paths towards improved fertility treatments and the development of new contraceptives.
March 21, 2014
To study the impact of everyday chemicals on fertility, federal researchers recently spent four years tracking 501 couples as they tried to have children. One of the findings stood out: while both men and women were exposed to known toxic chemicals, men seemed much more likely to suffer fertility problems as a result.