Congratulations to Kate Wahl and Natasha Orr, recipients of the DA Boyes Memorial Research Award

About the project:

“Endometriosis affects 10% of women and is the presence of uterine tissue abnormally growing outside the uterus. Endometriosis can result in various types of pain including deep dyspareunia, pelvic pain with deep vaginal penetration that affects more than 50% of women with endometriosis. ​A recently developed buffer worn externally at the base of the penetrating partner may reduce sexual pain by allowing couples to incrementally limit the depth of penetration. This study will look at the acceptability and efficacy of the buffer among couples affected by endometriosis-associated sexual pain.”

Read the full announcement here.