ESHRE grant for research in reproductive medicine

Winning proposal for the 2018 ESHRE research grant

ESHRE is delighted to announce that the project of Dr Roger Sturmey and his colleagues from Hull and Manchester Universities “Embryo quality revisited: understanding and treating the hidden impact of maternal obesity” has been awarded the research grant of 150 000 Euro. 

The 150 000 Euro ESHRE grant rewards the best submitted project focusing on the theme of maternal determinants of embryo developmental ability. The 2018 edition of the grant was very competitive with 71 projects submitted for the 150 000 Euro grant.

The project of Binyam Mogessie and colleagues from University of Bristol "Probing actin-dependent chromosome cohesion in mammalian oocytes" has been awarded the research grant of 50 000 Euro focusing on the theme of Chromosome and DNA integrity of oocytes and embryos.

Read the article in Focus on Reproduction >

ESHRE Research Grants are designed to support scientists and clinicians (investigators) by funding proposals in basic and clinical research in the field of reproductive medicine. 

ESHRE will provide appropriate and adequate support to excellent scientists and/or clinicians, whatever their nationality, with the only restriction of them being an ESHRE member. Projects will be selected for funding based on scientific excellence, originality and feasibility. The applicant submitting the proposal will be the Coordinator of the project and s/he will be the main contact person for ESHRE.

The next call for proposals (for 2020) will be launched in December 2019.


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