Virtual Medical Conference 2020: REOPERATIVE ENDOMETRIOSIS

Peritoneal endometriosis and adenomyosis are molecularly related to eutopic endometrium?

By Ie-Ming Shih, MD, PhD - Richard TeLinde Distinguished Professor, Dept. of OB/GYN & Oncology.
Co-director, Breast and Ovarian Cancer Program, SKCC,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD

Ie-Ming Shih, MD, PhD is the Richard TeLinde Distinguished Professor of Gynecologic Pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He co-directs the Breast and Ovarian Cancer Program in the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at JHU. He is a gynecologic pathologist and did a clinical fellowship in gynecologic pathology followed by a cancer molecular genetics fellowship, all at Hopkins. Dr. Shih’s research has impacted the medical science and gynecologic disease field in several ways. In a recently published article appearing in the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Shih’s team reports that deep-infiltrating endometriosis (DIE) harbors somatic cancer-associated mutations, including recurrent mutations in KRAS and ARID1A.

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