Register below for the next Fertility and Sterility Journal Club Global:

The role of mitochondria in reproduction
Live from the 2nd Scientific Symposium on Assisted Reproduction from the Megaron Concert Hall in Athens, Greece

Date: Friday, January 11, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. Eastern European Standard Time (5:00 pm Central European Time, 11:00 am Eastern Time)

This Journal Club Global will be streamed live, on location, at the 2nd Scientific Symposium on Assisted Reproduction from the Megaron Concert Hall in Athens, Greece. 

Nuno Costa-Borges, Ph.D., Dominique De Ziegler, M.D., Elpida Fragouli, M.D., Shoukhrat Mitalipov, Ph.D., and Richard Scott, M.D., discuss the recent Fertility and Sterility Views and Reviews, "Mitochondria and Assisted Reproduction: Promises and Pitfalls."

Topics for discussion include:

  • Mitochondrial DNA copy number as a predictor of embryo viability.
  • Ovarian reserve and mitochondria as a tool for oocyte rejuvenation
  • The implications of the use of therapy targeted at mitochondria
  • What is needed to bring novel technologies for the lab to the bedside?


This Journal Club Global is hosted by Fertility and Sterility's Video and Media Editor, Kurt Barnhart, M.D., M.S.C.E.. The event will involve live interaction with the audience on site, as well as the audience online. 

Presenter
Richard Scott, M.D.
Clinical and Scientific Director
Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey
Presenter
Nuno Costa-Borges, Ph.D.
Scientific Director
Embryotools, Barcelona
Presenter
Elpida Fragouli, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Research Laboratory Director
Oxford Basic Research Centre, IVIRMA
Presenter
Shoukhrat Mitalipov, Ph.D.
Director
OHSU Center for Embryonic Cell and Gene Therapy
Presenter
Dominique De Ziegler, M.D.
Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Universite Paris Ouest - Hopital Foch
Presenter
Kurt Barnhart, M.D., M.S.C.E.
Fertility and Sterility Video and New Media Editor
Penn Fertility Care, University of Pennsylvania
 

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