SIR Basis Receives Main Reward To Assist Analysis Grants And Panel On Uterine Well being

The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) Basis introduced a significant present from John Lipman, MD, FSIR, of Atlanta, that may propel uterine fibroid analysis ahead. This present will help 4 years of funding for SIR Basis’s newly introduced Dr. Scott C. Goodwin Uterine Artery Embolization Grant and 5 years of funding for the Dr. James B. Spies International Summit on Uterine Fibroid and Adenomyosis Analysis. The announcement was made on the SIR Basis Gala on March 5 throughout the SIR 2023 Annual Scientific Assembly.

The Dr. Scott C. Goodwin Uterine Artery Embolization Grant is concentrated on advancing uterine fibroid and uterine artery embolization analysis and can launch in October 2023. The primary Dr. James B. Spies International Summit on Uterine Fibroid and Adenomyosis Analysis will likely be hosted in June 2023.

“Analysis into uterine fibroids and adenomyosis and the minimally invasive remedies that may handle these circumstances, equivalent to uterine artery embolization, are invaluable in offering care to ladies,” mentioned SIR Basis Board Chair Theresa M. Caridi, MD, FSIR. “We’re extremely grateful to Dr. Lipman for his private dedication to advancing the way forward for interventional radiology for sufferers and our colleagues in all observe settings.”

Scott C. Goodwin, MD, FSIR, and James B. Spies, MD, FSIR, are extremely regarded pioneers of uterine fibroid analysis, having led the SIR Basis’s Fibroid Registry, the most important assortment of knowledge on uterine fibroids, and performed foundational analysis into uterine artery embolization. Dr. Goodwin and Dr. Spies are long-term members of the SIR, having every served as SIR president, in addition to members of SIR Basis’s management.

Dr. Lipman is a widely known professional on uterine fibroids and uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), having carried out greater than 10,000 UFE remedies all through his profession. Since 2015, he has served as founder and medical director of the Atlanta Fibroid Middle, a famend outpatient medical heart treating sufferers from round Atlanta, the USA and world. Along with his medical observe, Dr. Lipman is an lively public speaker and advocate, delivering common lectures and making media appearances to make sure extra widespread information about uterine fibroids amongst each medical and normal audiences.

“Dr. Goodwin and Dr. Spies have had an enduring and transformative impression on analysis into uterine fibroids and the protected and efficient process of uterine artery embolization,” mentioned Dr. Lipman. “I’m impressed by their decades-long service as physicians, researchers, educators and advocates, and grateful to have this chance to help ongoing analysis into this traditionally underfunded space of care afflicting traditionally underserved ladies specifically.”