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"Science is at the base of all the progress that lightens the burden of life and lessens its suffering"
~ Marie Curie 1923, Pierre Curie 

Monica Laronda
Meet Dr. Laronda


Dr. Laronda is Director of Basic and Translational Research for the Fertility & Hormone Preservation & Restoration Program at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. She is the Warren & Eloise Batts Scholar at the Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute and the Department of Surgery at Lurie Children's and Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University.

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Our Research


The Laronda Lab investigates fundamental regenerative medicine problems using stem cells and supportive biomimetic environments. Our main objective is to develop a personalized transplant that will support systemic hormone function and a source of biological gametes to restore fertility for women and girls with disorders of sex development or premature ovarian failure.

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