The 11th Royan International Twin Congress
International Invited Speakers

Gerhard van der Horst, South Africa

Titles:

1. Computer Aided Sperm Analysis and Sperm Functional Testing (Hyperactivation) as Background Tools in the Evaluation of Sperm Function/Quality
2. The Importance of Animal Sperm Modelsin Understanding Human Male Fertility/Infertility
 

 

 

Marianne Moser, Austria

 Titles:

1. Complete Fertilization Failure after ICSI What to Do?
2. Group Culture in Human Is Superior to Individual Culture in Terms of Blastulation, Implantation and Life Birth

   

John Aplin, UK

 Titles:

1. Molcular and Cellular Interactions in Uterine Receptivity for Implantation
2. Remodelling Uterine Spiral Arteries in Pregnancy
3. Maternal Signalling to the Placenta
 

   

Safa Al-Hasani, Germany  

Titles:

The German law in Assisted Reproduction

 

Michele Boiani, Germany

Titles:

ES cell lines after double nuclear transfer into mouse oocytes

 

Geraldine Hartshorne, UK

Titles:

1. Consents and Contracts for Embryo Cryopreservation
2. Gamete Cryopreservation for Cancer Patients, Ethical Considerations

 

L. Frith, UK

Titles:

1. Embryo Relinquishment for Reproduction
2. Ethical Issues in Everyday Infertility Practice
3. Freezing Oocytes: New or Old Ethical Issues?  

 

Eric Scott Sills, Ireland

Title:

1. Considerations for PGD Applications in Elective Human Embryo Sex Selection
2. Determining the Status of Non-Transferred Embryos in Ireland: A Conspectus of

 

Donna Lee Dickenson, USA

Titles:

1. From ’Designer Babies’ to ’Transhumans’: the Ethics of Enhancement Technologies
2. Good Science and Good Ethics: Why We Should Discourage Payment for Eggs in Stem Cell Research?

 
Petr Svoboda, Czech Republic

Title:

The role of miRNAs in ES cells and oocytes
 

Stéphane Viville, France

Title:

Human embryonic and induced pluripotent stem cells as complementary models of human genetic disorders

 

Nafisa Balasinor, India

Title:

Effect of High Intratesticular Estrogen on
 

Gulgun Engin, Turkey

Title:

Comparison of Transrectal Ultrasonography

 
Jan Brosens, UK

Titles:
1. Implantation and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
2. Oxidative Stress Responses in Early Pregnancy
 

Yakoub Khalaf, UK

Title:

1. Remove of Hydrosalpinx Prior the ART Cycle
2. The Role of Blastocyst Transfer and PGD in Improving of Result in Patients with Recurrent Implantation Failure
 
Pier Giorgio Crosignani, Italy

Title:

1. Europe: Declining Fertility Despite IVF
2. Influence of Lifestyle Factors on Spontaneousand Induced Fecundity
 

Calvin LEE Kai-Fai, China

 Title:

1. Effect of Ovarian Stimulation on Endometrial Receptivity
2. Identification of Oviductal Protein(s) that Modulate Pre-Implantation Embryo Development

   

Salah Elwagdy, Egypt

 Title:

Value of 3D XI (Computed Ultrasound Tomography) in the Evaluation of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Preservation of Men Infertility

   

Miodrag Stojkovic, Spain

 Title:

1. Stem cells for spinal cord injury
2.Patient specific stem cells

   

Rudolf Jaenisch, USA

 Title:

1.Stem cells, reprogramming and personalized medicine: promise, problems, reality
2.Stem cells and the molecular control of pluripotency

   

Stuart Forbes, UK

 Title:

1.Stem cells in liver regeneration
2.Cell therapy for liver disease

   

Sheng Ding, USA

 Title:

1.A chemical approach to controlling cell fate 2.Small molecules regulating pluripotency and reprogramming

   

Julio C. Voltarelli, Brazil

 Title:

1.Stem cell therapies for autoimmune diseases
2.Stem Cell Therapies for Diabetes Mellitus

   

Marius Wernig, USA

 Title:

1.Potential therapeutic applications of pluripotent stem cells
2.Direct conversion of fibroblasts to neurons

   

Hooman Sadri-Ardekani, Netherlands

 Title:

Infertility and Stress

   

Tobias Cantz, Germany

 Title:

1.Functional analyses of genecorrected liver disease-specific iPS cells
2.Pluripotent stem cells as source for hepatic cell transplants

   

Alan Mackay-Sim, Australia

 Title:

1.Patient-derived stem cell models of brain diseases: new tools for drug discovery
2.Repair of spinal cord injury with olfactory ensheathing cells

   

Andras Nagy, Canada

 Title:

1.Transposon-mediated reprogramming allows generation of transgene-free induced pluripotent stem cells
2.Transposon-mediated reprogramming as a powerful tool to understand the biology of induction of pluripotency

   

Asok Mukhopadhyay, India

 Title:

Bone marrow cell therapy for treatment of hemophilia A in mice

   

James L.M. Ferrara, USA

 Title:

1.Stem cells and immunomodulation
2.Stem Cell Transplantation: a curative treatment for hematologic malignancies

   

Harry Heimberg, Belgium

 Title:

1.Endogenous stem/progenitor cells in the adult pancreas
2.Stem cell therapy to cure diabetes in mice

   

Aleksandr A Popov, Russia

 Title:

1. Endometriosis and Infertility: Surgical Approaches to Treatment
2. Reproductive Surgery in IVF Époque

   

Taru Sharma, India

 Title:

Molecular Signaling and the Transcription Factors of Buffalo Pluripotent Embryonic Stem Cells

   

Oscar K. Lee, Taiwan

 Title:

1.Mesenchymal stem cells for skeletal tissue engineering
2.Mesenchymal stem cells for liver regeneration

   

Davood Sabour, Germany

 Title:

The Role of Germ Cell Nuclear Factor in Germ Cell Differentiation and Reproduction in Mice

   

Gerlinde Wernig, USA

 Title:

1.Direct Conversion of Fibroblasts to Functional Neurons by Defined Factors
2.Potential Therapeutic Applications of Pluripotent Stem Cells

   

Lars Johansson, Denmark

 Title:

1.Optimizing the ART Outcome
2.Physiological ICSI