News2017 News Archive
December 21, 2017
As we are approaching the end of the year, we would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for the contributions you have made to the ReproUnion project. It has been a busy year for all of us and we are happy to see that the hard work has created some really strong […]
December 8, 2017
Nina Mørup, Ph.D. student from Rigshospitalet has in collaboration co-workers from Department of Growth and Reproduction published a new scientific paper entitled: Polymorphisms in JMJD1C are associated with pubertal onset in boys and reproductive function in men.
December 8, 2017
Every month, we are thrilled to bring together some of the leading minds and young researchers within reproduction and infertility. This month, we would like to give a special thanks to our four speakers, Professor Eva Hoffmann, postdoc Stine Gry Kristsen, PhD-student Kristina Wendelboe Olsen and DVM Maja Ramløse.
November 30, 2017
ReproUnion Management Unit met with the ESHRE fellowship recipients to talk about their experience in Denmark, and how their introduction into the ReproUnion program has been. Read the entire interview here.
November 30, 2017
On November 28th, ReproUnion was invited to Ferring Pharmaceuticals (who is one of the partners in ReproUnion) in Copenhagen to present eight ReproUnion research projects to a group of scientists. We would like to thank our ReproUnion Ph.D. students and principal investigators, who participated in making the Ferring Research Seminar a success. Lastly, a big […]
November 27, 2017
Both Swedish and Danish patients with certain types of involuntary infertility can now receive specialized treatment in Malmö and Copenhagen.
November 27, 2017
Clara Helene Glazer, PhD student at the Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at Bispebjerg hospital recently published a study in the Multiple Sclerosis Journal.
November 23, 2017
Linn Mamsen, PhD student from Laboratory of Reproductive Biology, Rigshospitalet has published a new scientific paper.
November 16, 2017
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.
November 14, 2017
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.
November 7, 2017
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.
November 1, 2017
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.
October 24, 2017
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
October 23, 2017
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.
August 24, 2017
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
August 21, 2017
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.
August 2, 2017
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
July 6, 2017
On July 6, The ReproUnion Fertility Awareness team, in collaboration with Lund University, participated in a very passionate debate at the social and political festival Almedalsveckan at the Swedish island, Gotland. The focus of the debate was on how involuntary infertility has become a public disease and as a result, the human and social costs.
June 28, 2017
Recently, the Novo Nordisk Foundation found the work from post doc Stine Gry Kristensen and colleagues at the Laboratory of Reproductive Biology at Rigshospitalet interesting enough to make a small video and article which were published at ScienceNews.dk.
June 28, 2017
The first ReproUnion debate on Folkemødet —with the title of “Let’s Make Babies & Money” followed such questions as why is the decreasing number of fertility a challenge for Europe? How do we secure fertility - now and in the future? How do we get world-class fertility research and treatment?
June 23, 2017
The Laboratory of Reproductive Biology (LRB) at Rigshospitalet celebrates a thousand human ovaries cryopreserved for fertility preservation from 1999-2017.
June 23, 2017
Folkemødet is Denmark’s largest political arena, where politicians, business people and organizations gather to discuss current and future challenges and opportunities of the society. This year, we were invited to host two ReproUnion events in collaboration with European Commission’s representation in Denmark. Read about PhD Stine Lunding's Folkemødet experience on the big stage, where she presented her research project.
June 20, 2017
On Monday, June 19, 2017 Swetox and ReproUnion joined forces to host a joint workshop on chemicals and human reproduction.
June 13, 2017
This year, the European Commission is also hosting a series of short presentations at Folkemødet. Stine Lunding, an MD. PhD candidate at the Fertility Clinic at Rigshospitalet, will give a seven-minute presentation of her ReproUnion research project, Auto-transplantation of fragmented ovarian cortical tissue in infertile patients with low ovarian reserve.
May 24, 2017
We are pleased to invite you to ReproUnion debate on Folkemødet 2017.
May 16, 2017
Scientific article from ReproUnion partners is just published.
May 15, 2017
Two days with inspiring speeches and a lot of networking was in focus at the ReproUnion Conference last week.
May 5, 2017
The Swedish Epidemiological Association and the SIMSAM research network welcome you to NordicEpi Lund 2017, the 8th Nordic Meeting in Epidemiology and Register-Based Research in Lund on September 13 – 15 2017.
May 3, 2017
Tanja Tydén¸ who is a senior professor in reproductive health at the Department of Women´s and Children’s Health at Uppsala University talks about reproductive life plan.
April 21, 2017
Laboratory of Reproductive Biology at Rigshospitalet and Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at Lund University have in collaboration published a new scientific article in the ReproUnion project.
April 5, 2017
Watch the interesting video from Herlev & Gentofte Hospital with the team from the Department of Urology.
April 3, 2017
Press release about attracting two research congresses to the Greater Copenhagen region. In Danish only.
March 17, 2017
On November 24-25, 2017, Malmö is host for the great ESAU17 Meeting (European Section of Andrological Urology).
March 16, 2017
Both woman and men can have problems that cause infertility.
March 2, 2017
Theater manager Liv Helm meets Professor Claus Yding Andersen at Rigshospitalet to talk about the studios of artificial life and how we create children in the future.
February 28, 2017
The special edition of Näringsliv “Time to Unite”, brings an article about ReproUnion and an interview with Marcel van Duin, PhD, Senior Director, Ferring Pharmaceuticals.
February 22, 2017
Swedish radio brought a story today about a new ReproUnion survey.
February 9, 2017
ReproUnion is proud to invite you to our first research conference "New trends in reproductive medicine – the bridge between science and society".
January 13, 2017
Ph.D. Sacha Stormlund is this week in the local paper “Søndagsavisen Vestegnen” with her ReproUnion research project “Freeze all and transfer later” at Hvidovre Hospital.
January 12, 2017
EHSRE has granted 100.000 Euro for a collaboration program with ReproUnion.