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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

Support ReproUnion’s Chance to Receive a RegioStars Award

Jul/9 By

ReproUnion is a finalist in the RegioStars Awards 2018 under the category of “Creating Better Access To Public Services”. RegioStars Awards identify good practices in regional development and highlight original and innovative projects that are attractive and inspiring to other regions.

ReproUnion Recognized by the European Commission at the RegioStars Certificate Ceremony for Finalists

Jul/4 By

Tuesday 3rd of July ReproUnion chairperson, Professor Jens Sønksen, attended the European Commission’s RegioStars certificate ceremony in Strasbourg, France. In the ceremony, the ReproUnion project was recognized by the European Commission and chairperson Sønksen was handed a certificate certifying that the project is nominated for RegioStars Awards in the category of “Creating better access to public services”.

ReproUnion Scientist’s Research Featured in Several Major International News Channels

Jul/2 By

Earlier today, the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) released a press release on research from scientists, one of them being ReproUnion postdoc Susanne Pors at University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet in Denmark. This evening we can inform that the research has been featured in several major international news channels such as BBC News, CNN, The Guardian, The Times, The Independent

Important Steps in the Development of an Artificial Ovary

Jul/1 By

ESHRE has released a press release on important steps in the development of an artificial ovary that has been successfully completed by one of the world’s leading groups in fertility preservation from researchers at University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet.

Workshop on the Future of Groundbreaking Reproductive Technologies

Jun/21 By

These days, ReproUnion is gathering international scientists from leading research environments for a workshop to establish a global network within reproductive medicine. The ambition of the workshop is that we

Professor and ReproUnion Board Member Encourages the Danish Government to Increase the Economic Support to Treat Infertility

Jun/20 By

Danish Regions are in discussion to harmonize the health regulations for when women can receive medical treatment for infertility. This pleases Professor Søren Ziebe, head of the Fertility Clinic at University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, however, it is not enough.

ReproUnion Among the (Regio)Stars

Jun/19 By

ReproUnion project is being recognized by the European Commission and the project is nominated for RegioStars Awards in the category of “Creating better access to public services” together with four other candidates.

ReproYoung Seminar with Professor David Albertini

Jun/19 By

Today we hosted our last ReproUnion research seminar before the summer holidays. The seminar was hosted by ReproYoung – a group of young scientists in ReproUnion. We were very fortunate to have professor David Albertini from the U.S doing four sessions for us today. Professor Albertini is an internationally recognized scientist and educator in the field of reproductive biology and medicine.

Introducing STEPS – A New Fertility App

Jun/11 By

Steps is an app with the purpose to provide more information about fertility treatment and can be used as a planning tool with a timeline of appointments and tasks related to the process of the fertility treatment.

New ReproUnion Publication: Development and Validation of a Mass Spectrometry-based Assay for Quantification of Insulin-like Factor 3 in Human Serum.

Jun/4 By

Jakob Albrethsen, Ph.D. from Department of Growth and Reproduction from Copenhagen University Hospital in Rigshospitalet has published an article in Clin. Chem. Lab. Med. (2018 May 30) in collaboration with Frederiksen H, Andersson AM, Anand-Ivell R, Nordkap L, Bang AK, Jørgensen N and Juul A.