It is estimated that 11% of Australian women suffer from endometriosis at some point in their life, with the disease often starting as a teenager.
Endometriosis can be difficult to diagnose and treat, leaving many women with years of severe pain and unknown damage to their fertility. More research is desperately needed to understand this painful condition and help the thousands of women diagnosed each year.
Developing an innovative pain management program to help ease the pain experienced by women with endometriosis and take away the anxiety from their upcoming laparoscopy procedure.
Investigating how chronic pelvic pain develops in endometriosis to help identify new treatments for women to improve their pain and prevent devastating infertility issues.