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From the White House to Lund with the Cancer Moonshot project

From the White House to Lund with the Cancer Moonshot project

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.

ReproUnion supported PhD adds novel insights to the understanding of female reproductive ageing

ReproUnion supported PhD adds novel insights to the understanding of female reproductive ageing

“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.

Highlights from the journey towards creating a human artificial ovary

Highlights from the journey towards creating a human artificial ovary

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