Lujan Laboratory

The Lujan laboratory investigates the link between nutrition, metabolism and fertility in women. Specific interests include elucidating the endocrine, cellular and molecular mechanisms that to lead amenorrhea (loss of regular menstrual cycles) in overweight and obese women as well as improving the diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) – a  condition of impaired fertility that is tightly linked to insulin resistance and excess male hormone production. 

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