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Endometriosis results in severe pelvic pain and reduced fertility for millions of women worldwide.  Endometriosis CaRe Oxford is a nationally and internationally acclaimed Centre of Expertise in clinical Care and Research into Endometriosis, part of the Nuffield Department of Women's and Reproductive Health at the University of Oxford. Our research seeks to identify what causes this disease to help improve our understanding of its different forms and to help inform novel drug and non-invasive biomarker discovery programmes.



Our team includes research groups led by professors Krina ZondervanChristian Becker and Katy Vincent. Their work focuses on understanding the causes of endometriosis and subtypes of disease, its relation to symptomatology including pelvic pain, and identification of novel non-invasive diagnostic markers and treatments. Dr Karin Hellner is Senior Fellow in women's health and Consultant Gynaecologist and Colposcopist. Dr. Nilufer Rahmioglu is a Senior Research Scientist from the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics, at the Nuffield Department of Medicine.

Click here to see our full team of research midwives and nurses, researchers, support staff, and students.

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