Videos and Podcasts

Podcasts from leading PCOS experts

Listen to Caroline's inspiring story of how she discovered she had PCOS and how she now manages it.

Caroline Andrews is a Trustee and Company Secretary of Verity UK. She is also a solicitor specialising in family, fertility and employment law..

Professor Adam Balen discusses the tests undertaken to diagnose PCOS:

Professor Balen is a full time Consultant in Reproductive Medicine at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

In Part 2, Professor Balen discusses fertility in women with PCOS:

Professor Rob Norman AO discusses pre-conception:

Professor Rob Norman AO is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, and Professor at the Robinson Research Institute, University of Adelaide.

In Part 2, Professor Norman discusses fertility for women with PCOS:

Professor Angelica Lindén Hirschberg discusses PCOS and lifestyle:

Professor Hirschberg is a Gynaecologist and Obstetrician, and Professor at the Department of Women's and Children's Health, Division for Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Karolinska Institutet and University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.

Dr Alexia Peña discusses PCOS in adolescence:

Dr Peña is a Senior Lecturer at The University of Adelaide and a Staff Specialist at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

Professor Kathleen Hoeger discusses the challenges and Guideline recommendations in diagnosing PCOS in young women (GDG1):

Professor Hoeger is a reproductive endocrinologist at the University of Rochester, USA. Kathleen is a highly respected international expert on polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Her work is informed by her various roles as; clinician, author, and researcher. She was an active contributor to the development of the PCOS Guideline (2018).

Professor Stephen Franks discusses the causes of PCOS such as inheritability, BMI, genomic tracing and global genetic mapping:

Stephen Franks is Professor of Reproductive Endocrinology at Imperial College Faculty of Medicine and Consultant Endocrinologist at St Mary’s and Hammersmith Hospitals, London. Professor Franks has both clinical and laboratory based programs of research in PCOS.

In Part 2, Professor Franks discusses fertility in women with PCOS:

One of the world's leading PCOS experts answer the question: Why is the new Guideline so important to health professionals and women with PCOS?

Professor Joop Laven provides a fascinating insight into why it is critical that health practitioners are familiar with the new PCOS Guideline (2018). The PCOS Guideline is an Australian-led initiative with collaborations spanning 7 continents, encompassing 71 leading experts, and 37 international societies.

Videos from leading health professionals, academics and women with PCOS

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Professor Helena Teede
Executive Director, Monash Partners Academic Health Research Science Centre; Director, Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation, Monash University

Professor Nigel Stepto
Clinical Exercise Science, Institute of Health and Sport, Victoria University

Associate Professor Leah Brennan
School of Psychology, Australian Catholic University

Associate Professor Jacqueline Boyle
Deputy Director, Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation, Monash University

Associate Professor Lisa Moran
Head, Healthy Lifestyle Research Program, Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation, Monash University

Jue (Grace) Xie
IT Development Manager, Monash Information Technology, Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation

Professor Luk Rombauts
Group Medical Director, Monash IVF; Head, Reproductive Medicine, Monash Health; Adjunct Clinical Professor, Monash University

Melanie Main
PCOS Consumer

Dr Anju Joham
Endocrinologist, Monash Health; Head, PCOS Clinic

Watch leading PCOS experts from the University of New South Wales discuss PCOS.

They talk about what PCOS is, how it is treated and new research providing hope that one day we may find a cure.

Dr Rhonda Garad and Professor Helena Teede in discussion on the question "Why lifestyle is more effective in treating Polycystic Ovary Syndrome than medications?"