FEPOS investigates the possible causes between male infertility and what was passed on at the fetal stage, by paring samples from mothers and their sons. Data from 100.000 mothers originates from the Danish National Birth Cohort and since 2017 FEPOS has collected biological samples and data from 1000 sons.
ReproUnion 2.0 marks the beginning of a new research and innovation paradigm within reproductive medicine in Greater Copenhagen. With seven signatures on the formal agreement, the partnership stands ready to continuously use the regional innovation force, international collaboration partners, and the triple-helix structure as leverage in its effort to solve five major global reproductive challenges, which are of great individual and social concern.
This opinion piece in the New York Times gets well around the declining fertility rates and the topic of fertility awareness. The article brings examples from Denmark and quotes Dr. Søren Ziebe, ReproUnion Challenge 5.
The 4th European Conference on Preconception Health and Care gathered close to 200 delegates, when it was held at Rigshospitalet end of September 2019. The conference addressed fertility awareness, family building and the latest research when it comes to the challenges the society and health professionals face concerning reproduction and health before and after pregnancy.
Regional Chairmen and Deans in Copenhagen, Lund and Malmö stand behind ReproUnion in this opinion article which Dagens Medicin published end of October, highlighting the concerning infertility statistics as well as the need to continue involving new collaboration partners to address prevention and develop new reproductive treatments. Click on to read the full article (in Danish).
On the 14th of October 2019 the daily Swedish Newspaper “Sydsvenskan” reported about the ReproUnion study, which will examine perspectives on family planning and fertility among people in the Skåne region.
On the 27th of September the internationally-leading journal, Science, published a seminal study “Chromosome errors in human eggs shape natural fertility over reproductive lifespan”, with ReproUnion Board Member and Professor Eva Hoffmann as senior author and ReproUnion members Professor Claus Yding Andersen, Dr. Stine Gry Kristensen, and Dr. Marie Louise Grøndahl as co-authors.
A new national register study from Lunds University was published in the British Medical Journal the 26th of September. The research looked at 1.2 million pregnancies in Sweden over 20 years and was led by Ph.D. Yahia Al-Jebari and Professor Yvonne Lundberg-Giwercman,
ReproUnion is among the finalists for the Athena Award, which will for the 11th time acknowledge best practice examples of clinical research, where hospitals, academia and industry collaborate to develop new treatments, improve prevention and/or involve patients more.
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