Is androgen production in association with immune system activation potential evidence for existence of a functional adrenal/ovarian autoimmune system in women?

Existence of an immune system-derived androgen-production factor (APF) hints at an unknown functional adrenal autoimmune system.

Norbert Gleicher, MD, leads CHR’s clinical and research efforts as Medical Director and Chief Scientist. A world-renowned reproductive endocrinologist, Dr. Gleicher has published hundreds of peer-reviewed papers and lectured globally while keeping an active clinical career focused on ovarian aging, immunological issues and other difficult cases of infertility.

Citation Page #: 11;58
Journal: Reprod Biol Endocrinol
Author Publication: Gleicher N, Weghofer A, Kushnir VA, Shohat-Tal A, Lazzaroni E, Lee HJ, Barad DH.
Publication Link: http://www.rbej.com/content/11/1/58
Date: 2013