EFA’s Sixth Annual Medical Conference: Ending Endometriosis Starts at the Beginning
The ROSE Study: Investigative tools for the study of endometriosis
Peter Gregersen, MD
It is a great pleasure to be here. I want to make it clear that I am a newbie and it is actually two years ago today, around today, that Tamer Seckin came to see me out at the Feinstein Institute and started educating me about endometriosis of which I knew virtually nothing. I have spent most of my career, actually all of my career, doing genetics of autoimmunity. I am a rheumatologist by training. It has been a great pleasure over the last couple of years to get to know a lot of the people in this audience and either in person or visiting them or by phone. For those of you who have hosted me I want offer my gratitude because it has been a great learning experience.
We put together with the EFA what we are calling the ROSE study and that my thoughts about the goals of that study have changed somewhat over the year. We are now thinking in terms of these three main research goals; first to develop…
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