Reproductive Medicine 2009
Institute of Physics
76 Portland Place
London, UK
Keywords: Reproductive Medicine 2009, Institute of Physics

Schedule of Presentations:

Thursday, September 10, 2009
08:00:00 Registration and refreshments
08:55:00 Welcome & introduction Rebecca Linssen, Luciano G Nardo
09:00:00 Infertility: the lesson that comes too late Melanie Davies
09:20:00 Female infertility and the assessment of ovarian performance Luciano G Nardo
09:50:00 Recent research findings into causes of male infertility Allan Pacey
10:20:00 Thinking outside the box: integrating lifestyle and complementary therapies into mainstream fertility practice Zita West, Jane Knight
10:50:00 Discussion
11:00:00 Refreshments
11:20:00 The link between diabetes and male infertility? Con Mallidis
11:40:00 Effects of diet and obesity on fertility Scott M Nelson
12:00:00 Presentation Stephen Franks
12:20:00 Endometriosis Andrew Prentice
12:40:00 Discussion
12:50:00 Lunch
13:40:00 Reproductive immunology and implantation failure George Ndukwe
14:10:00 Advances in the understanding of recurrent pregnancy loss Lesley Regan
14:40:00 Oxydative stress, evolution and miscarriage Eric Jauniaux
15:10:00 Discussion
15:20:00 Refreshments
15:40:00 Infertility counselling and psychological support Jennifer Hunt
16:00:00 In vitro maturation: the future of IVF? Tim Child
16:20:00 Current issues in fertility law Natalie Gamble
16:50:00 Discussion
17:00:00 Close of day one
Friday, September 11, 2009
08:30:00 Registration and refreshments
09:00:00 Sperm and egg donation services in the UK Laura Witjens
09:30:00 Cryopreservation and long-term storage of gametes and embryos: practical and ethical considerations Gillian Lockwood
10:00:00 New developments in fertility testing and treatment Simon Fishel
10:30:00 Discussion
10:40:00 Refreshments
11:00:00 The role of pre-implantation genetic screening Alan H Handyside
11:20:00 Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis and infertility Tarek El-Toukhy
11:40:00 Mild IVF: the way forward? William Ledger
12:00:00 Advantages and limitations of single embryo transfer Yacoub Khalaf
12:00:00 New Presentation
12:20:00 Discussion
12:30:00 Lunch
13:20:00 Selecting and identifying a high quality sperm for assisted conception Michael Barratt
13:40:00 Stem cells for reproductive medicine Behrouz Aflatoonian
14:00:00 Surgical interventions Geoffrey Trew
14:40:00 Ovarian hyperstimulation following assisted conception Raj Mathur
14:40:00 Discussion
14:50:00 Refreshments
15:10:00 Is anyone too difficult to treat? Hossam Abdalla
15:30:00 Future directions in fertility service provision within the NHS Clare Lewis-Jones
16:00:00 Debate: Is social freezing acceptable? Mohamed Menabawey, Josephine Quintavalle
16:50:00 Discussion
17:00:00 Close of conference
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