Doctoral thesis defence: Romina Fornes

2017-12-0809:00 Lecture Hall Hillarpsalen, Retzius väg 8, Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, SolnaCampus Solna

"Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): role of androgens and obesity on placental function and fetal development"


Romina Fornes

Principal supervisor:

Professor Elisabet Stener-Victorin, Karolinska Institutet, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology


Associate Professor Anna Benrick, University of Gothenburg, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology

Assistant Professor Manuel Maliqueo, University of Chile, Laboratory of Endocrinology and Metabolism, West Division, School of Medicine, Chile

Professor Angelica Lindén Hirschberg, Karolinska Institutet, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital and Karolinska Institutet


MD Professor Kelle Moley, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Center for Reproductive Health Sciences, USA

Examination Board:

Professor Anneli Stavreus-Evers, Uppsala University, Department of Women's and Children's Health, Division of Reproductive Biology

Associate Professor Christina Bark, Karolinska Institutet, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery

Professor Tomas Ekström, Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience

Contact person: Romina Fornes