Declaration of interest

Name:
Petra De Sutter
Place of main employment (name of hospital, university, company, agency or any other institute or organisation):
Ghent University Hospital Ghent Fertility and Stem cell Team
City:
Gent
Country:
Belgium
Biography:
Curriculum vitae Petra De Sutter Born 10 June 1963, Oudenaarde (Belgium) Gender: female Married, one son, Tom, 21 years old Medical / academic CV: -Medical doctor, Gent University 1987 -Obstetrician-gynecologist, Gent University 1994 -PhD’s in biomedical sciences, 1991 and 1994 -Professor Reproductive medicine, University Gent, since 2000 -Head Dept Reproductive Medicine, University Hospital Gent, since 2006 -Member of the ethics committee of University Hospital Gent, 2007-2014 -Member of College of the Belgian High Health Council, 2009-2014 -Member of the French Agence de la Biomédecine, 2012-2014 -Member of the Belgian Royal Academy of Medicine, since 2009 -Member executive committee European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology, since 2013 -Member of the board of governors of Gent University, since 2014 -Member of the board of governors of Gent University Hospital, since 2014 Academic interests: bio-ethics of reproduction, womens’ health, human fertility and embryology, stem cell biology Publications: more than 400 academic papers, several books and book chapters Political CV: -Appointed Senator for the Flemish Green party (Groen), Belgian Senate, since 2014: -committee on institutional affairs (rapporteur for three reports so far) -committee on European affairs -Member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), since 2014: -committee on migration, refugees and displaced persons (one report) -committee on social affairs, health and sustainable development (two reports) -Member of the Belgian APPG on population and development, since 2014 -Member of the board of the European Parliamentary Forum (EPF) on Population and Development, since 2015 -Chair of the Socialist Women's Working Group at the PACE, since 2015 -Member of the bureau of the Socialist Group at PACE, since 2015 -Vice-chair of the Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons, PACE, since 2016 Political interests: human rights (esp. women, sexual minorities, refugees), European affairs, sexual and reproductive health and rights, LGBTQI rights, health and environment
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Do you (or your next of kin) receive or have been receiving any grants from commercial companies or non-commercial organizations active in the fields related or relevant to the activities of ESHRE?

further details:
unrestricted educational grants to University Hospital by Cook, Finox and Ferring.
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further details:
MP Belgian senate and parliamentary Assembly Council of Europe
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Do you (or your next of kin) participate or have been participating in the past two years in sponsored trials (personal or institutional) in the fields related or relevant to the activities of ESHRE?

further details:
ongoing sponsored clinical studies in the field of infertility, for information contact study coordinator Sara Somers ([email protected])
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14) Have you experienced a potential conflict of interest with a previous employer towards financial aspects?