Title, Synopsis and Publications Investigators and Collaborators
PCOS in Australian women: a chronic illness with psychological, reproductive and metabolic features
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common disorder that affects women who are of childbearing age. It is associated with many complications including infertility, but also carries long-term complications such as diabetes, high blood pressure and mood disorders. In this research project, we will compare women with PCOS to those without PCOS over time to try and understand what the key contributing factors are to the development of PCOS, the long-term complications of PCOS and in particular to study the effect of body weight. We will also study the relationship between PCOS status and lifestyle factors and health outcomes at different lifestages including before pregnancy, during pregnancy and post-partum.
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Prof Deborah Loxton
Prof Helena Teede
Dr Anju Joham
Dr Lisa Moran
Dr Nadira Kakoly
Ms Mahnaz Bahry
Mr Eldho Paul
Mr Sanjeeva Ranasinha
Ms Melanie Gibson-Helm
Dr Sarah McNaughton
Dr Jessica Grieger
Dr Jacqueline Boyle
A/Prof Sophia Zoungas
Mr Estifanos Baye
A/Prof Barbora de Courten
Ms Anna Luce Damone
Assoc. Prof. Arul Earnest