Support for young researchers is a key pillar of MCI’s work in furthering the progress of male contraception. We find it so important that we have a variety of ways to get behind today’s brightest, including a fellowship program, internships, and our Trainee Success program. The Trainee Success Program is one of our most versatile ways to help young researchers as it comes to meet students where they are. If they are in need of travel support, professional development, or other help, our Success Program can find a way to develop these young scientists in such a way that the future of male contraception is sustained for years to come.
When it comes to contraception, women have historically shouldered most of the burden. From pills to IUDs, the majority of contraceptive methods have been designed with women in mind. However, there is a growing need for more male contraceptive options that are safe, effective, and easy to use
Vaginal rings are a short-term, hormonal birth control method used by people with vaginas to prevent pregnancy. It is a flexible plastic placed within the vagina and releases hormones to disrupt ovulation.
This blog series highlights pertinent publications that were featured in MCI's monthly newsletter editions in the second quarter of 2023. The purpose of this blog is to report interesting or relevant work from MCI Fellows, Grantees, staff members, and other community authors in the field of male contraception.