This report summarizes the key outcomes of the Women's
Reproductive Health and the Environment Workshop,
held in January 2008 at Commonweal, a health and
environmental research institute in Bolinas, California. The
scientific results of the workshop were written by Crain et
al. and are published in "Female reproductive disorders:
The roles of endocrine disrupting compounds and
developmental timing." The article can be found online at
www.fertstert.org in the October 2008 issue of the journal
Fertility and Sterility: Crain DA, Janssen SJ, Edwards TM, Heindel J, Ho S, Hunt P, et al. Female reproductive disorders: the roles of
endocrine disrupting compounds and developmental timing. Fertil Steril 2008;90:911-940. The abstract to this publication is available here.
The workshop was convened by the Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE), in partnership with the University of Florida (UF) and the University of California, San Francisco's Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment (PRHE). This event was co-chaired by Dr. Louis J. Guillette Jr. at the University of Florida and Dr. Linda C. Giudice at UCSF. Please contact these individuals for further information about this research.