Regine Sitruck Ware

Dr. Régine Sitruk-Ware

Reinventing Contraception

Sitruk-Ware’s work at the Population Council’s Center for Biomedical Research is revolutionizing how men and women prevent unwanted pregnancies. In August, the FDA approved Annovera, a single vaginal ring that is inserted and removed painlessly by the patient and provides a full year of birth control. Now Sitruk-Ware is leading research into male birth control: a daily gel for men to lower sperm count and prevent pregnancy. —Robin Marty

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