Editorial Board

Editors

Yong Gang Duan

University of Hong Kong
China View Profile

Research Interest:
Male Reproductive Immunology, Chronic inflammation of male genital tract, Male seminal fluid signaling in the embryo implantation, Leukocyte and cytokines in male semen control of sperm function.

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Ehab Ibrahim Abu Marar

University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein
Germany View Profile

Research Interest:
The umbrella of Ob/Gyn, especially those involving the IVF, REI field.

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Kirils Ivanovs

Medical company
Europe View Profile

Research Interest:
prostatic and testicular cancer, advances in therapy of castrate resistant prostate cancer, genetics of male infertility, sperm functional and structural abnormalities, endocrinology of male infertility and it`s therapy, surgical interventions for male infertility, recurrent pregnancy loss and ART failure due to male factor, fertility preservation in adult and prepubertal men, advances in ultrasound of male genital organs

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Ilovayskaya Irena Adolfovna

Regional Research and Clinical Institute
Russia View Profile

Research Interest:
womens health, hyperprolactinemia in women and men, endocrine causes of menstrual disorders, endocrine causes of infertility, functional and organic hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, endocrine causes of ageing, peri- and postmenopause

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Dr. Irena Ilovayskaya is Leading Clinical Researcher at the Department of Therapeutic Endocrinology and Associate Professor at the Endocrinology and Diabetology Department at the Moscow Regional Research and Clinical Institute (Russia). During her 25 years of experience in endocrinology, her research interests have focused on neuroendocrinology and reproductive endocrinology (particularly on womens health).
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Andrea Garolla

Hospital-University of Padova
Italy View Profile

Research Interest:
Physiopathology of gonadal function; Neuroregulation of hypothalamus-pituitary axis; Sperm physiopathology; Biochemical spects of spermatogenesis; Effects of gonadotropin administration on spermatogenesis; Role of androgens in bone metabolism; Genetic alterations in hypogonadism; Sperm cryopreservation; Cancer of male reproductive tract; Sexual transmittable diseases

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Neri Laufer

Hadassah University Hospital
Israel View Profile

Research Interest:
Molecular mechanisms involved in reproductive aging as well as the genetic factors; Gene array analysis

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Professor Neri Laufer, is Henry Leir Professor at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem. Is world renown as a pioneer in the field of reproductive biology, specializing in infertility (IVF, in vitro fertilization). He was a founder of IVF centers in Yale, New Haven, CT and Mt. Sinai Hospital, NY and of both Hadassah IVF centers, Ein Karem and Mt. Scopus. Among his achievements is that he was the first to publish successful artificial preparation of the endometrium and oocyte donation in women without ovaries (1986).
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So Youn Kim

Northwestern University
USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Molecular mechanism of oocyte activation and death; Oncofertility; Folliculogenesis and Endocrinology; Granulosa cell tumor

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David Albertini

Center For Human Reproduction
USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Oogenesis, Embryogenesis; Ovarian Physiology and Reproductive Endocrinology; Assisted Reproduction and Fertility Preservation; Stem Cells in Reproductive Medicine; Cytoskeleton and Cell Cycle

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David Albertini received his Ph.D. from Harvard University working on the cell biology of the mammalian ovary. After postdoctoral work at the University of Connecticut Health Center, he returned to Harvard Medical School as an Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology until 1984, and was an Associate Professor and Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine up to 2004. At Tufts, he served as Chair of the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology (1996-2000), Director of the Center for Reproduction (1999-2003) and Director of the Confocal Microscopy core (1988-1999). From 2004-2016, he held an endowed Chair as the Hall Professor of Molecular Medicine at the Kansas University Medical Center where he has continued his career long interests in the link between oocyte and embryo quality, especially as it pertains to the practice of human Assisted Reproduction Technologies and recently became the Director of Laboratories and Senior Scientist at The Center for Human Reproduction in New York City. He serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, an official journal of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine since 2009. He is the recipient of many awards including a Basil O’Connor fellowship from the March of Dimes, the Hammond Medal from the Society for Reproduction and Fertility (UK), and the Founder’s Lecturer for the Australian Society of Reproductive Biology. He is presently a Visiting Scientist at The Rockefeller University and serves on scientific advisory boards or grant review councils in Scotland, Portugal, Italy, Belgium, and the USA.
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Artur Wdowiak

Medical University of Lublin
Poland View Profile

Research Interest:
Problems of gynecology and obstetrics; Male and female infertility; importance of environmental factors within the scope of problems concerning human reproduction; use of the latest technologies in the IVF procedure

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Shail K Chaube

Banaras Hindu University
India View Profile

Research Interest:
Cell physiology; Meiotic cell cycle progression and arrest in oocytes and eggs; Cell Signaling and Apoptosis; Steroid Biochemistry

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Prof. Shail K. Chaube is a Ph.D. in Zoology from BHU (1996) and post doctoral fellow from CCMB, Hyderabad (1996-97). After working as ARO/RO for 10 years at National Institute of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi (MOHFW, Govt. of India), he joined as a Reader in the Department of Zoology, BHU, Varanasi in 2007. He was then promoted as Associate Professor in 2010 and Professor in 2013. His area of specialization includes cell physiology particularly in the field of meiotic cell cycle regulation, cell signaling and apoptosis in female germ cells. He has authored more than 93 reviewed original research articles and 12 review articles in highly reputed international journals. He received Prof. G.P. Talwar gold medal award for Middle Career Scientist at Rajiva Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram in 2013 for his contribution in the area of cell signaling during meiotic cell cycle regulation and apoptosis in acolytes/eggs. Recently he has received Outstanding Faculty award in the field of Zoology (Cell Physiology) by Venus International Faculty Award 2016 at Chennai dated 2016. Researcher under his dynamic leadership are currently working on the role of various signal molecules including reactive oxygen species on meiotic cell cycle regulation, achievement of meiotic competency, apoptosis, postovulatory egg aging and development of potential biomarkers for egg quality using rat as animal model. He serves as an editorial board member of 6 highly-valued international journals.
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Associate Editors