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

Involuntary Infertility is a Growing Problem

Apr/30 By

Professor Søren Ziebe from ReproUnion shares his thoughts about how the society could change from today’s situation, using a significant amount of money to treat involuntary infertility to instead focusing on infertility prevention.

New ReproUnion Paper Published: Average Sperm Count Remains Unchanged Despite Reduction in Maternal Smoking

Apr/12 By

The semen quality of young Danish men is still poor despite a marked decline in the proportion of men born to mothers who smoked during pregnancy.

First Study to Compare the Efficiency between two Techniques used to Retrieve Sperm in Men with Non-obstructive Azoosperia

Apr/6 By

Herlev and Gentofte Hospital is the first in the world to perform a study comparing two techniques of collecting sperm cells in men that lack sperm cells in sperm fluid (azoospermia).

The 33rd Edition of the Annual European Association of Urology hosted in Copenhagen

Apr/3 By

The European Association of Urology’s annual congress took place in Copenhagen between the 16th -20th of March.  15, 000 urology specialists attended which is the organizations biggest and most important scientific meeting.

Egg Freeezing Techniques have Improved Dramatically in Recent Years

Mar/19 By

In 2013, hundreds of women were pregnant from frozen eggs and fertility clinics expected that 603 children were born.

Why Is Fertility Awareness so Important?

Mar/15 By

Information about fertility awareness helps to fulfil the broader understanding of family planning in the future and now.

The Need to Improve Fertility Awareness

Mar/14 By

Professor Søren Ziebe from ReproUnion was interviewed on national TV yesterday about important factors of fertility and stated that the current development is not sustainable.

ReproUnion PhD Course 2018

Feb/12 By

Last week, ReproUnion hosted a successful four-days PhD course; Reproductive Biology – From Genesis to Baby. Organizers Professor Claus Yding Andersen, Professor Yvonne Giwercman and Postdoc Stine Gry Kristensen welcomed 50 Ph.D. students from Denmark and Sweden.

A Nordic Think Tank for Fertility Awareness

Feb/9 By

A new Nordic collaboration must prevent involuntary infertility.

Congratulations to Dr. Anja Pinborg on her New Position as Medical Manager

Feb/2 By

Congratulation to Doctor and Professor Anja Pinborg on her new position in the Fertility Department at Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, where she will be part of the clinic’s management as medical manager with the clinic’s manager, Professor Søren Ziebe.