In collaboration with scientists from 20 Universities around the world, ReproUnion colleagues at Rigshospitalet have uncovered how a gen-mutation is a reason for missing sperm cells. This is for the first time described in relation to infertility in a newly published article in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine
In June, the message about the ReproUnion Biobank and Infertility Cohort (RUBIC) spread across Danish, Swedish and scientific media – exactly one year after RUBIC enrolled the first infertile couples!
ReproUnion supported PhD adds novel insights to how genetic and epigenetic variations influence testicular function
In her PhD Nina Mørup Nygaard researched how both common and rare genetic variants play different, but significant roles for male reproduction. She further investigated how small non-coding RNAs can serve as biomarkers for testicular cancer and her results have been covered by various publications.
It is with great sadness that we received the news that Professor Bernard Jégou from Rennes, France, has passed away on the 11th of May 2021. Bernard Jegou was one of the world’s leading reproductive researchers and a person with whom scientific collaboration quickly developed into a friendship.
The Novo Nordisk Foundation grants DKK 10 mio to introduce genetics and personalised medicine for improved fertility treatment
With their RESPOND project, Professors Eva Hoffmann and Anja Pinborg have received DKK 10 million from the Novo Nordisk Foundation and its Tandem Programme, which seeks to stimulate the transition...
On the 8th of April 2021, Professor Eva Hoffmann was among the first presenters at the virtual ’Best of ASRM & ESHRE 2021’ conference with her lecture on Molecular mechanisms behind women’s...
In the opinion piece in Politiken, the authors Søren Ziebe, Lone Schmidt and Sophie Hæstorp Andersen bring up a sensitive, yet necessary topic, namely how reproductive challenges also impact our welfare model.
In February 2021 Henriette Svarre Nielsen stepped into ReproUnion’s Executive Board. Since 2018 she has been part of ReproUnion’s Challenge 2 and worked alongside colleagues in Greater Copenhagen to launch the ReproUnion Biobank & Infertility Cohort (RUBIC).
EU/Interreg, Region Hovedstaden, Region Skåne and Ferring are supporting ReproUnion with EUR 2.3 million to carry out additional reproductive research, which will assess the impact of the COVID-19 virus on fertility, pregnancy, and fetus.
Fostering the next generation of researchers is vital to meet the future demands of managing and preventing infertility problems. Here we feature Selma Kløve Landersø and Pernille Udesen, who were among the first to virtually defend their ReproUnion supported-PhDs during the COVID-19 pandemic.