Date(s) - 11/11/2019
All Day

Sign up for ReproUnion 2.0 first Research Seminar! It is an all-day event including a morning session with interesting talks within the field of reproductive medicine and an afternoon session with introductions to each of the five Challenges, which are the research focus of the ReproUnion project.

We are looking forward to welcoming new individuals as well as old members of the ReproUnion collaboration for a day of great talks, discussions, and networking.

Date: November 11, 2019
Venue: Auditorium, Medicon Valley Alliance, Arne Jacobsens Allé 15, 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark
Organizers: ReproUnion Challenge 1, 2 and 4
Registration: Registration is free of charge but mandatory

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The program below will be updated on an ongoing basis

Morning session

08:30-09:00 Registration and coffee
09:00-09:15 Welcome
Lars Rylander, Professor, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University
Niels Jørgensen, Specialist in Endocrinology, Dept. of Growth and Reproduction, Rigshospitalet
09:15-09:45 Association of paternal age with perinatal outcomes between 2007 and 2016 in the United States: population based cohort study
Michael Eisenberg, Associate Professor, Dept. of Urology, Stanford University School of Medicine
09:45-10:15 The contribution of paternal RNAs to the birth and life course of a child
Stephen A. Krawetz, Professor, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University School of Medicine
10:15-10:45 Coffee
10:45-11:15 The impact of sex hormones on inflammatory responses
Christos Tsatsanis, Professor, Laboratory of Clinical Chemistry, University of Crete
11:15-11:45 Biobanks in general and in the Capital Region of Denmark specifically
Erik Sørensen, Laboratory Manager at Copenhagen Hospital Biobank Unit, Dept. of Clinical Immunology, Rigshospitalet
11:45-11:50 Wrap up morning session
11:50-12:50 Lunch and networking

Afternoon session

12:50-13:00  Introduction to ReproUnion
Anja Pinborg, Professor, Fertility Clinic, Rigshospitalet
13:00-13:30 Introduction to Challenge 5 research
Fertility awareness, lifestyle and health-care seeking behaviour – qualitative and quantitative findings from the Skåne region
Maja Bodin, PhD, Centre for Sexology and Sexuality Studies, Malmö University
Kristina Mattsson, PhD, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University
13:30-14:00 Introduction to Challenge 3 research
Securing female ovarian function
Eva Hoffmann, Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Copenhagen
Dmitry Nikiforov, Postdoc, Laboratory of Reproductive Biology, Rigshospitalet
Indira Pla Prada, PhD student, Clinical Chemistry, Lund University
14:00-14:30 Introduction to Challenge 1
Improvement of human male fertility
Aleksander Giwercman, Professor, Dept. of Translational Medicine, Lund University
Introduction to Challenge 2
Optimizing medically assisted reproductive treatment
Anja Pinborg, Professor, Fertility Clinic, Rigshospitalet
Introduction to Challenge 4
Prevention of infertility-related morbidity
Niels Jørgensen, Specialist in Endocrinology, Dept. of Growth and Reproduction, Rigshospitalet
Challenge 1, 2 and 4 present ReproUnion Infertility Cohort and Biobank
Anja Pinborg, Lars Rylander and Niels Jørgensen
14:30-15:00 Coffee and cake
15:00-15:30 Challenges in reproductive medicine and collaborations between pharma and academics seen from a company point of view
Joan-Carles Arce, Chief Scientific Officer, Ferring USA
15:30-15:45 ReproUnion is a giraffe… (primarily for ReproUnion affiliated participants)
Launch of communication plan and values
Mette Bach Dyremose, Communications Manager, ReproUnion
15:45-15:50 Wrap up


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