Fibroids explained with Fibroid expert Dr Jennifer Elisseff
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Dr. Elisseeff is the Professor Director of the Translational Tissue Engineering Center at Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering.Jennifer received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Carnegie Mellon University and a PhD in Medical Engineering from the Harvard–MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. 

Jennifer’s initial research efforts focused on the development of new biomaterials for medical implants, understanding stem cells and designing technologies. In recent years, she developed a passion for women's health and aging research– including the science behind adverse events to breast implants, new options to regrow tissue lost during lumpectomy, and deciphering the mechanisms behind fibroid development. On this podcast we discuss the very common issue of fibroids, what they are and their risks as well as aging and those treatments, yes Botox! 

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