This second edition of The Ovary incorporates the dramatic research developments regarding the ovarian life cycle within the past decade.
It looks at ovarian function from a detailed molecular and cellular level. The updated chapters, along with the new material, represent an unparalleled compilation of chapters relevant to contemporary ovarian physiology. The book is divided into 8 sections: The Ovarian Follicular Apparatus: Operational Characteristics; Oocyte Maturation and Ovulation; The Corpus Luteum; Putative Intraovarian Regulators; Cyclic Ovarian Cell Death; Novel Experimental Models; Human Ovarian Pathophysiology: Select Aspects; and Human Ovarian Surface Epithelium and Neoplasia.
* Addresses all phases of the ovarian life cycle
* New information includes the latest developments
in ovarian surface epithelium
* Contains 38 in-depth chapters
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Provides the most up-to-date clinical and theoretical information available on ovarian physiology.About the Author:
Dr. Leung is a Professor at UBC’s Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and is Associate Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Education in the Faculty of Medicine at UBC. Dr. Leung received his PhD from the University of Western Ontario. After post-doctoral training at the University of California at Los Angeles and the Laval University, he joined the University of British Columbia in 1982 as a faculty member. Dr. Leung has received a number of prestigious awards, including a Scholar Award and a Scientist Award from the Medical Research Council of Canada, and a Career Investigator Award from the Child and Family Research Institute. Dr. Leung has served on many national and international organizations, including as President of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society, Director of the Society for the Study of Reproduction, Director of the Ovarian Workshops in the USA, temporary advisor to the World Health Organization, Fellow of the Canadian Academy for Health Sciences, and Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Dr. Leung’s research focuses on molecular aspects of hormone action in reproduction. Dr. Leung’s publication record to date includes 365 papers, 26 abstracts, 22 book chapters and 5 monographs. Since his appointment at UBC, Dr. Leung has served as the research supervisor for 38 PhD students and 10 MSc students, 22 postdoctoral fellows and 26 visiting scientists. The major focus of Dr. Leung’s research program is endocrine control of reproduction. Dr Leung’s laboratory is best recognized for the cloning and characterization of the gene encoding the gonadotrop.
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