Endometriosis as a Model of Progesterone Resistance & Relationship to Endometrial Gene Expression

Principal Investigator: Dr. Steven Young, MD, PhD with the Department of Ob/Gyn

Recruitment Length: This will take a total of 7-8 weeks to complete, with a total of 8 visits to UNC Women's Hospital

Study Brief: The purpose of this research study is to determine the effects of progesterone on the lining of the uterus (endometrium) during the time when embryo attachment typically occurs in early pregnancy.

You may be qualified if the following applies to you:

  • Healthy women between the ages of 18-35
  • Having regular menstrual cycles, every 25-35 days
  • Not using birth control pills, hormonal contraceptives or IUD
  • Not currently pregnant, or trying to become pregnant

Point of Contact: For more information, contact the study coordinator by phone at 843-8621, or email at uncreproductive@gmail.com

Compensation Available: May receive $400-600 upon completion