Dr. Gunda Georg Quoted in Nature Article "Stopping Sperm at the Source"

Dec. 21, 2020

Dr. Gunda Georg was quoted in the recent Nature article "Stopping Sperm at the Source" discussing her research into the development of a male contraceptive. From the article,

...some promising non-hormonal options are emerging. For example, there is interest in targeting retinoic acid, a compound manufactured from vitamin A that helps to drive spermatogenesis. “It’s been known for a very long time that if you put mice on a vitamin A-deficient diet they become infertile,” says Gunda Georg, a medicinal chemist at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, who has been developing inhibitors of retinoic acid synthesis.