News2020 News Archive
December 21, 2020
As part of ReproUnion in 2018, Gritt Marie Hviid Malling initiated a study, which was published in Human Fertility in March 2020. The findings are presented at ReproUnion’s Fertility Awareness webinar on the 2nd of February 2021. “In this qualitative study we wanted to explore childless young men’s reflections on fertility and infertility, and we found out […]
November 23, 2020
The first week of November marked the European Fertility week 2020, calling for European policymakers to ensure equal, fair and safe access to fertility treatments.
November 20, 2020
The new resources from the ReproUnion Biobank & Infertility Cohort (RUBIC) will enhance the dialogue with couples interested in the research project.
November 11, 2020
In his final State of the Union Address in 2016, President Obama called on then Vice President Biden to lead a new, national “Moonshot” initiative to eliminate cancer as we know it. The European Cancer Moonshot Lund Center was established and ReproUnion board member, Professor Johan Malm, had the pleasure to meet Joe Biden.
October 12, 2020
“We need deeper insights about the biology associated with ovarian ageing to provide future strategies for prevention and/or treatments of age-related female infertility. Ultimately, a clinical biomarker for ovarian ageing would enable women to better plan the time for pregnancy - according to their own life preferences in combination with their own biology,” said Kristina Wendelboe Olsen, who defended her PhD on th25 September 2020.
October 5, 2020
ReproUnion’s challenge 3 is building detailed knowledge of ovarian function towards the ultimate aim of creating a human artificial ovary within a ten-year period. This includes methods to mature oocytes outside the body (IVM), which is contributing to set the agenda worldwide
August 12, 2020
460 women from Denmark, Sweden and Spain participated in the study, which shows similar ongoing pregnancy rates after frozen compared to fresh embryo transfer.
July 10, 2020
On the 5th of July, the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) kicked off its 36th Annual Meeting as a virtual conference with 12,191 participants from all over the world.
July 9, 2020
Eva Hoffmann is one of the 63 leading scientists from 25 countries, who have been bestowed the lifetime honour of EMBO Membership in recognition of their remarkable research achievements.
May 14, 2020
On the 6th of May, Fertility & Sterility under the American Society of Reproductive Medicine published the study, which used data from the Fetal Programming of Semen Quality (FEPOS) cohort, co-funded by ReproUnion.
March 21, 2020
Fostering the next generation of researchers is vital to meet the future demands of managing and preventing infertility problems. In 2015-18 ReproUnion supported 24 research projects.
March 18, 2020
On the 10th of March, ReproUnion researchers, Nina Mørup and Kristian Almstrup published a review article in the prominent journal Nature Reviews Urology. The authors summarise how microRNAs can be potential new markers of testicular cancer.
January 24, 2020
One of the highlights for ReproUnion in 2019 was the renewal of the patient mobility agreement between the Capital Region of Denmark and Region Skåne. This will enable more patients to receive specialized reproductive treatment across the Danish/Swedish border.