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Peter Schlegel, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Peter Schlegel, M.D., F.A.C.S.

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Dr. Schlegel - Birth Control for Men

Dr. Peter Schlegel, Chairman of Urology at Weill Cornell Medicine, was featured in Newsweek, discussing the potential for a male birth control pill that would temporarily stop sperm production. Dr. Schlegel comments on recent research that lays a "genetic foundation for male birth control" in an animal study. He also explains some of the biological barriers that make the development of a male birth control pill a complex task:

Recent WCM Urology Medical Publications

Dr. Peter N. Schlegel - Chairman of Urology, Weill Cornell Medicine

To make an appointment with Dr. Peter Schlegel in New York, please call our office at (212) 746-5491. Dr. Schlegel is the James J. Colt Professor of Urology and Reproductive Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine.

In this video, Dr. Schlegel discusses his clinical expertise in male infertility and prostate cancer care, as well as some of his inspirations and accomplishments as a physician and medical researcher.

Importance of Male Infertility Microsurgery Training - Cornell Experience

*This video was directed and edited by Philip S. Li, Filipe Neto and won the Honorable Mentioned Award at 2016 ASRM meeting in Salt Lake City

Filipe. Neto, Benjamin Stone, Phil V. Bach, B. B. Najari, Miriam Feliciano, Philip S. Li, Peter N. Schlegel, Marc Goldstein

Department of Urology, Center for Male Reproductive Medicine and Microsurgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian, New York, NY

Peter N. Schlegel

Dr. Schlegel is an internationally acclaimed expert in the treatment of male infertility, especially the interface of male factor treatment with assisted reproductive techniques. His work has also clarified the importance of hormonal therapy, sperm analysis and genetic studies in the evaluation of men with infertility. He was awarded the 1996 Established Clinician Award by The European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology.

Activation of GPER-1 Estradiol Receptor Downregulates Production of Testosterone in Isolated Rat Leydig Cells and Adult Human Testis

The Male Reproductive Medicine research team investigates GPER-1 expression in the testis, and its role in estradiol dependent regulation of steroidogenesis in isolated rat Leydig cells and human testis:

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0092425

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