Juan García-Velasco

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Juan García-Velasco, MD, PhD, is Director of IVI Madrid. He is also Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Rey Juan Carlos University, Madrid, Spain, where he is Director of their Master’s Degree Programme in Human Reproduction.

Professor García-Velasco graduated from University Medical School, Madrid, in 1990 and received his obstetrics and gynaecology certification from La Paz Hospital, Madrid, in 1995. He completed his PhD in Medicine at Autonoma University, Madrid, in 1995, and from 1997 to 1998 studied at Yale University, New Haven, CT, under a Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellowship.

Professor García-Velasco’s main research interests have been in IVF and endometriosis. He is the Principal Investigator of projects funded by the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Health in Spain, and has received awards from the Spanish Fertility Society, Spanish Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles and 22 book chapters on human reproduction, endometriosis and hypo- and hyper-ovarian stimulation response. Currently he is Editor of RBMOnline.

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Georg Griesinger

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Georg Griesinger is a full Professor at Luebeck University and chair at the Department of Gynecological Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine, University Hospital of Schleswig-Holstein, Luebeck, Germany. He trained at the University of Vienna, where he worked in trophoblast research for his MD thesis at the Department of Obstetrics, and then did postdoctoral studies at University College London, where he obtained an MSc in prenatal genetics and fetal medicine. His PhD was on ovarian stimulation for IVF using GnRH-antagonists. His research interests include the endocrinology of ovarian stimulation, evidence-based medicine in reproductive health care, epidemiological studies in IVF, and basic aspects of folliculogenesis and cryopreservation of human ovarian tissue. He has been an Associate Editor for Human Reproduction 2008-2012, for Fertility and Sterility 2010-2012, and for the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2013-2016. He is currently section editor for Reproductive Biomedicine Online and editor in-chief at Gynaekologische Endokrinologie. He is also member of the Cochrane menstrual disorder and subfertility group. As of 2012, Georg Griesinger serves as a Visiting Professor at the Dubrovnik International University in Croatia and is a member of the WHO Infertility guidelines group. Furthermore, he is past coordinator of the special interest group REPRODUCTIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY of the ESHRE and serves on the Executive Committee of the ESHRE as of 2013.

Davor Ježek

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Davor Ježek has a double appointment: he is a full professor at School of Medicine University of Zagreb; he is also acting as a Head of Testicular Biobank at Dept. of Transfusion Medicine and Transplantation Biology, University Hospital Centre “Zagreb”. His main areas of research/interest are: male infertility, andrology, testicular sperm extraction (TESE), biobanking of testicular biopsies as well as genital ridge development. Currently, Dr. Ježek is a co-chair of Scientific Centre of Excellence for Reproductive and Regenerative Medicine at School of Medicine University of Zagreb and the director of European Academy of Andrology Training Centre “Zagreb”. He was a project partner in the EU FP7 BIOCOMET project and was a principal investigator of many international and national projects. Dr. Ježek is also a project partner in newly approved BIOCHIP Horizon 2020 project. He published more than 60 publications in internationally renowned journals. Dr. Ježek is a member of many international societies in the area of reproductive medicine, including European Academy of Andrology.