Empowering Women to Defeat Endometriosis

In 2019, endometriosis continues to be underfunded, sparsely researched, and misunderstood, particularly when considering its estimated prevalence…

Exercise and Endo

Exercise and Endo

What would a man know about how endometriosis pain feels to a woman? Nothing....

EndoFound Funded Research by Dr. Ayse Ayhan Receives CHWRF’s Top Designation

EndoFound Funded Research by Dr. Ayse Ayhan Receives CHWRF’s Top Designation

A paper published in the New England Journal of Medicine Receives Most Impactful Paper of 2017 Award A research project partially…

What Drives Katherine Burns' Research?

Q&A with Dr. Katherine Burns

I am thrilled to be a part of the Endometriosis Foundation of America (EndoFound) and to have research funding from the EndoFound. The EndoFound…

Team Courtney, Forever: Running for the Cause

Every Endo Woman finds her own way, be it through art, therapy, writing or exercise. For Courtney Hickson, it was running, and run, she did.…

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IFFS 2019 World Congress

11 – 14 April 2019
Shanghai, China

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The Endometriosis Foundation of America (EndoFound) strives to increase disease recognition, provide advocacy, facilitate expert surgical training, and fund landmark endometriosis research. Engaged in a robust campaign to inform both the medical community and the public, the EndoFound places particular emphasis on the critical importance of early diagnosis and effective intervention while simultaneously providing education to the next generation of medical professionals and their patients.

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