Andrology: Diagnostics & Therapy for 2030 and beyond

Precongress Course 1

Andrology Special Interest Group Andrology


Course coordinators
Jackson Kirkman-Brown (United Kingdom), Nicolas Garrido Puchalt (Spain), Nathalie Rives (France) 


Course type
Basic ánd Advanced

 

Course description
In this course we aim to provide and discuss the best evidence available for key current diagnostic topics in male fertility and Andrology in order to assist in the clinical decision-making process and patient care.

 

Target audience
All clinicians, biologists, scientists, IVF laboratory technicians and paramedicals interested in male infertility.

 

Educational needs and expected outcomes 

The course aims to provide you with:

  • An insight in the most important clinical behaviours and strategies to detect male infertility causes and improve reproductive results
  • An update on the pros and cons of the most advanced strategies being developed
  • An review of the value of sperm function tests and genetic screening in an ART programmes

Programme




Sunday 05 July 2020

Chairs
Mina Mincheva, United Kingdom
Jackson Kirkman-Brown, United Kingdom
09:00 - 09:30
Why sperm EQA is essential?
Jose Antonio Castilla, Spain
09:30 - 10:00
Testicular aging, new mutations and heritable disease
Csilla Gabriella Krausz, Italy
10:00 - 10:20
Discussion
10:20 - 10:50
Coffee break
Mina Mincheva, United Kingdom
Ellen Goossens, Belgium
10:50 - 11:20
Female tract regulation of the fertilising sperm
Jackson Kirkman-Brown, United Kingdom
11:20 - 11:50
Declining sperm quality – infertility for all?
Nicolás Garrido Puchalt, Spain
11:50 - 12:10
Discussion
12:10 - 13:00
Lunch break






Sunday 05 July 2020

Chairs
Nicolás Garrido Puchalt, Spain
Jackson Kirkman-Brown, United Kingdom
13:00 - 13:30
Core WHO values and fertility
Chris Barratt, United Kingdom
13:30 - 14:00
Male urological assessment
Dolores J. Lamb, U.S.A.
14:00 - 14:20
Discussion
14:20 - 14:50
Coffee Break
Michael Carroll, United Kingdom
Nicolás Garrido Puchalt, Spain
14:50 - 15:20
Sperm motility across species and how does this relate to humans?
Gerhard van der Horst, South Africa
15:20 - 15:50
Activation of the oocyte and beyond
Bjorn Heindryckx, Belgium
15:50 - 16:10
Discussion
16:10 - 16:40
Coffee break
Ellen Goossens, Belgium
Michael Carroll, United Kingdom
16:40 - 17:10
Consequences, uses and abuses of sperm DNA Damage
Nicolás Garrido Puchalt, Spain
17:10 - 17:40
Stem cells / A man in a dish
Nathalie Rives, France
17:40 - 18:10
Fatherhood and genetics
Mariana Martins, Portugal
18:10 - 18:30
Discussion