ReproUnion leads in overcoming infertility now and in the future.

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Breaking the infertility code
ReproUnion is based on a multi-disciplinary concept

We believe in success by collaboration. ReproUnion is a network of 13 clinical and research units within the Capital Region of Denmark, Region Zealand of Denmark and Region Skane in Southern Sweden. The partnership also includes Medicon Valley Alliance and Ferring Pharmaceuticals. Together, we are developing a multi-disciplinary Reproductive Medicine Centre in the Oresund Region.

Science Projects
ReproScience engages approximately 30 senior researchers and more than 50 PhD students

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Semen quality;
A marker of health

Anders Juul and Lærke Priskorn, Department of Growth and Reproduction, Rigshospitalet

Age and follicle DNA methylation profile

Marie Louise Grøndahl and Kristina Wendelboe Olsen, Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Herlev Hospital

Growth activation of resting ovarian follicles - a novel approach for fertility treatment and preservation

Claus Yding Andersen and Susanne Pors, Laboratory of Reproductive Medicine, Rigshospitalet

Infertility and membrane fusion - The role of Syncytin in membrane fusion of human egg and sperm cells

Søren Ziebe and Marie Berg Nygaard, Fertility Clinic, Rigshospitalet

The association between air pollution and preeclampsia

Ebba Malmqvist, Lund University, Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Freeze all and transfer later

Anja Pinborg and Sacha Stormlund, Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Hvidovre Hospital

Stratified treatment in ovarian hyper stimulation

Yvonne Lundberg Giwercman and Nishtman Dizeyi, Department of Translational Medicine, Lund University

Identification of genetic and epigenetic variation influencing gonadal function

Anders Juul and Nina Mørup, Department of Growth and Reproduction, Rigshospitalet

Sperm DNA strand breaks in relation to infertility treatment and the health of the offspring Sperm

Aleksander Giwercman and Amelie Stenquist, Department of Translational Medicine Malmö, Lund University

Cancer treatment and genetic instability in relation to the health of the offspring

Aleksander Giwercman and Yahia Al-Jebari, Department of Translational Medicine Malmö, Lund University

Ovarian reserve parameters in long-term combined oral contraceptive use

Anders Nyboe Andersen and Selma Kløve Landersø, Fertility Clinic, Rigshospitalet

Development of new methods to preserve fertility in pre-pubertal Danish and Swedish boys

Claus Yding Andersen and Lihua Dong, Laboratory of Reproductive Medicine, Rigshospitalet

Reducing the Impact of Ovarian sTimulation - RIOT A

Sven O. Skouby and Agnieszka Warzecha, Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Herlev Hospital

Surgical sperm retrieval in non-obstructive azoospermic men – a randomized trial

Jens Sønksen and Christian Fuglesang, Department of Urology, Herlev Hospital

MicroRNA as a biomarker for development of metabolic syndrome in women with Polycystic Ovary-Syndrome

Anne Lis Mikkelsen Englund and Pernille Bækgaard Udesen, Fertility Clinic, Holbæk Sygehus

The association between fetal exposure to endocrine disrupters cerebral palsy

Lars Rylander, Anna Jöud and Andrea Sehlstedt, Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University

Fetal Programming of semen quality

Jens Peter Bonde, Katia Keglberg Haervig and Birgit Høyer, Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Bispebjerg Hospital

Identification of ovulation related genes and pathways in human follicles at different stages of oocyte maturation

Anne Lis Mikkelsen Englund and Liv la Cour Poulsen, Fertility Clinic, Holbæk Sygehus

Reducing the Impact of Ovarian sTimulation - RIOT B

Sven O. Skouby and Agnieszka Warzecha, Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Herlev Hospital

The concentration of carbon fluoride and paracetamol in human embryos

Claus Yding Andersen and Linn Salto Mamsen, Laboratory of Reproductive Medicine, Rigshospitalet

New method to quantify INSL3 by LC-MS/MS: A new diagnostic marker for Leydig cell function

Anders Juul and Jakob Albrethsen, Department of Growth and Reproduction, Rigshospitalet

Auto-transplantation of fragmented ovarian cortical tissue in infertile patients with low ovarian reserve

Anders Nyboe Andersen and Stine Lunding, The Fertility Clinic, Rigshospitalet

Testosterone proteomics study (TP study)

Johan Malm and Barbara Sahlin, Department of Translational Medicine Malmö, Lund University

Male and female infertility as a precursor of chronic disease and mortality

Jens Peter Bonde and Clara Helene Glazer, Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Bispebjerg Hospital
Updates from ReproUnion
Insights on current ReproUnion activities

New ReproUnion paper published in Nature Scientific Reports

Nov/23 By

Linn Mamsen, PhD student from Laboratory of Reproductive Biology, Rigshospitalet has published a new scientific paper.

First Steps towards Creating an Artificial Human Ovary.

Nov/16 By

Maja Ramløse is a veterinarian working on a temporary contract at the Laboratory of Reproductive Biology(LRB), Rigshospitalet since September 2017. Maja is involved in several projects at the LRB, including working on bioengineering an ovary. The project aims at developing safe and feasible means of preserving fertility for patients receiving gonadotoxic treatment, as this is currently not possible in all patient groups. Please click on the title to read more.

New Scientific Paper: Use of Non-prescription Analgesics and Male Reproductive Function

Nov/14 By

Birgit Bjerre Høyer, postdoctoral researcher from Dept. of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Bispebjerg Hospital Bispebjerg hospital has in collaboration with Professor Jens Peter Bonde and collaborators published a new scientific paper. Read more by clicking on the title.

Life Style Factors and Male Fertility

Nov/7 By

Semen quality has been suggested to be associated with subsequent morbidity and mortality. The Fertility Clinic at Frederiksberg Hospital examined semen quality of 4,712 men from 1966 to 2010 referred for infertility evaluation, they were traced in the National Patient Registry. Read more about the research project here.

Should Pregnant Women Work at Night?

Nov/1 By

This is the title of the research project Ph.D. student Paula Hammer from Dept. of Occupational and Environmental Medicine from Bispebjerg Hospital will give a presentation on Thursday, November 9, 2017, where we are hosting our monthly ReproUnion Research Seminar. This is a national register-based follow-up study of pregnant women’s health. Read more here.

ESHRE/ReproUnion Fellowship

Oct/24 By

Did you know that ReproUnion in collaboration with ESHRE (European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology) provides fellowship funding for science trainees that wishes to work in one of our 13 fertility clinical and research units within the Capital Region of Denmark, Region Zealand of Denmark and Region Skåne in Southern Sweden. Read more here

New Scientific Paper: Diving Into the Oocyte Pool

Oct/23 By

Professor Claus Yding, Postdoc Stine Gry Kristensen and Postdoc Susanne Pors from Laboratory of Reproductive Biology at Rigshospitalet have published a scientific paper presenting possible new strategies for enhancing the quantity of mature oocytes using in vitro activation and in vitro maturation, and current views on autologous oocytes as potential sources of mitochondria to lift performance of compromised oocytes.

PhD defense in ovarian reserve assessment in fertile and infertile women

Aug/24 By

MD, Ph.D.-student Helene Westring Hvidman from Fertility Clinic at Rigshospitalet will have a public defence of her ReproUnion Ph.D.- project entitled:
“Ovarian reserve assessment in fertile and infertile women” on September 1, 2017

ESAU Meeting in Malmø

Aug/21 By

For two days in November, Malmö will be welcoming experts on andrology from all over the world for the 10th Meeting of the EAU Section of Andrological Urology. This meeting is the first of its kind in several years, organized due to an increasing interest in andrology among urologists.

New scientific article: Male Infertility and Risk of Nonmalignant Chronic Diseases

Aug/2 By

Clara Helene Glazer, MD, PhD student at Dept. of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at Bispebjerg Hospital has recently published a scientific article in Seminars in Reproductive Medicine in collaboration with assistant professor Michael Eisenberg from Stanford University