Accuracy of human sperm DNA oxidation quantification and threshold determination using an 8-OHdG immuno-detection assay

Accuracy of human sperm DNA oxidation quantification and threshold determination using an 8-OHdG immuno-detection assay Vorilhon S et al. – Hum Reprod. 2018 Apr 1;33(4):553-562. doi: 10.1093/humrep/dey038 Of factors contributing to sperm DNA damage, oxidative stress is recognized as one of the major contributing causes to sperm cell dysfunction. Caused by elevated levels of intracellular …

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First time in vitro maturation of oocytes from human primordial follicles

Currently, couples going through In vitro fertilisation (IVF) require the treatment of women with hormones for ovarian stimulation in order to stimulate simultaneously growth of several follicles and to maximize a large number of oocytes available IVF. However, this treatment can have several side-effects and it is not suitable for every woman. This is especially …

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Environmental levels of triclosan and male fertility

Press Highlights Triclosan (2,4,4’-tricloro-2’-hydroxy-diphenyl ether) is a synthetic compound classified both as a drug and a pesticide. It is widely used in consumer goods for its broad-spectrum antimicrobial properties. At low doses, triclosan impairs bacterial growth by inhibiting enoyl-acyl carrier protein reductase, an enzyme necessary for bacterial lipid biosynthesis, while at high doses, triclosan is …

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10th Meeting, 11-13 September 2017, Brussels, Belgium

Deadline for Registration : 2nd of August 2017

Deadline for Abstract Submission : 15th of July 2017

Dear members of NYRA, dear visitors,

We are pleased to announce that the 10th meeting of the Network of Young Researchers in Andrology will be held in Brussels, Belgium, on the 11th, 12th and 13th of September 2017.

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9th European Congress of Andrology


Dear INYRMF members,

The 9th European Congress of Andrology will take place in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, next September (21st-23rd). As in previous times, there will be an INYRMF session during the meeting. Our session is scheduled for Friday, 23rd September (09.30 – 11.00).This time all accepted abstracts from INYRMF members will be highlighted in 2-3 minutes. Moreover, among the submitted abstracts 4 will be selected to win a € 500 travel grant!!!

Only good reasons to attend! For more information about the meeting and how to register and submit an abstract, please visit the website:

We hope to see many INYRMF members in Rotterdam!


The INYRMF board