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John
Amory
MD
MPH
MSc

Faculty
Ambulatory
Pinned
Academic
Professor, Medicine

Education & Training

  • MD, University of California, San Francisco, CA (1989–1994)
  • Residency in Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA (1994–1997)
  • MPH, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (2004–2006)
  • MSc, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (2017)

Honors

  • Elected Member, American Society of Clinical Investigation (2013)
  • Young Andrologist Award (2007)
  • Helen and Phillip Fialkow Scholar (2004)
  • Fellowship, American College of Physicians (2003)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Honorary Inductee (2003)
  • Paul Beeson Award for Excellence in Housestaff Instruction (2003)
  • Weingarten Memorial Award for Outstanding Third-Year Medicine Resident (1997)
  • Martin Memorial Award for Outstanding Second-Year Medicine Resident (1996)
  • Dean's Prize for Medical Student Research (1992)

Research 

Dr. Amory’s principal area of research is in male reproductive health, specifically focused on the areas of male contraception, male infertility, and the treatment of hypogonadism. He was elected to membership in the American Society of Clinical Investigation in 2013. Currently, he serves as the Associate Editor of Andrology and as a member of the NIH’s study section on cellular and molecular reproduction.

RETINOIC ACID IN MALE INFERTILITY

The major goal of this grant is to determine the impact of treating men with infertility with 13-cis-retinoic acid.

INHIBITION OF TESTICULAR RETINOIC ACID BIOSYNTHESIS FOR MALE CONTRACEPTION

The goal of this project is to develop safe, effective contraceptive for men based on the inhibition of testicular retinoic acid biosynthesis by novel drugs.

DEVELOPMENT OF ORAL ANDROGENS

The goal of this project is to develop safe and effective methods of oral testosterone therapy for men with hypogonadism.

Research Interests

  • Male contraception
  • Androgens in aging
  • Testosterone deficiency
  • Klinefelter's Syndrome
  • Male infertility

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