Presentations


48th Scientific Meeting, Bruges Meeting & Convention Centre, 25 – 26 November 2022

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EU regulation on certification in the laboratory / Kirsten Cornelis, UZ Leuven

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The Dutch Experience in lab certification / John Dumoulin, Maastricht UM

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Transgenders / Chloë De Roo, UZ Gent

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 The limits of eugenism / Pascal Borry, KU Leuven

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 ICSI for non-male indications / Neelke De Munck, UZ Brussel

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Is it still challenging for the embryologist to select the right spermatozoa after 30 years of ICSI? / Barbara Wirleitner, Nextclinics IVF-Centers Prof. Zech Bregenz, Austria

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The ICSI story: to infinity and beyond / Gianpiero Palermo, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, USA

48th Scientific Meeting – Free Communications

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Application of nuclear transfer to overcome inferior developmental competence of in vitro grown mouse oocytes / Antonia Christodoulaki, Ghent-Fertility And Stem cell Team (G-FAST), Department for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Human Structure and Repair, Ghent University Hospital

WhatsApp Image 2022-12-01 at 10.16.52(1)Treatment options to overcome impaired fertilization and embryonic development caused by an oocyte-related deficiency in the Patl2-/- mouse model / Arantxa Cardona Barberán, Ghent-Fertility And Stem cell Team (G-FaST), Department for Reproductive Medicine, Ghent University Hospital

WhatsApp Image 2022-12-01 at 10.32.45The influence of a maternal obesogenic diet on offspring oocyte mitochondrial ultrastructure and activity under healthy and obesogenic conditions / Inne Xhonneux, Gamete Research Centre, Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Antwerp

317200444_1149322189048000_3817211470771264374_nAcute heat stress exposure leads to severe sperm damage in mouse / Guilherme Rizzoto, Department of Internal Medicine Reproduction and Population Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Gent University

315518492_517675987067747_8619082653326696490_nTFAP2C functions in the segregation of key genes in mouse and human preimplantation embryo: novel interspecies differences / Gwenny Cosemans, Ghent-Fertility And Stem cell Team (G-FaST), Department for Reproductive Medicine

47th Scientific Meeting, DoubleTree by Hilton Brussels, 25 March 2022

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Frozen embryo transfer: natural vs supplemented cycles / Caroline Roelens, UZ Brussel

HerbrandIdeals, negotiations and gender roles in gay and lesbian co-parenting arrangements / Cathy Herbrand, De Montfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom
WillemsLegal aspects / Geoffrey Willems, Centre de droit de la personne, de la famille et de son patrimoine de l’UCL, UCLouvain
Ebner Add-ons techniques in the lab / Thomas Ebner, Kinderwunsch Zentrum, Kepler Universitätsklinikum, Linz, Austria
nogueira How to limit embryo stress in daily practice / Daniela Nogueira, INOVIE Fertilité – Centre de fertilité du grand Toulouse, Toulouse, France / ART Fertility Clinics, Emirates
What do patients want from us?Merckx / Marijke Merckx, De verdwaalde ooievaar / BFEI
LenaersDemanding patients: burn out of clinician, biologist, lab technician, midwife & nurse / Nele Lenaers, Occupational Physician (Idewe), Stress and burnoutcoach (VESB), Trainer

45th Scientific Meeting, Virtual, 5 March 2021

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I. Delbaere

 

Fertility education programs / Ilse Delbaere, VIVES University of applied sciences

Annick-Delvigne
A. Delvigne

 

Environmental impact on fertility / Annick Delvigne, Clinique CHC MontLégia, Liège

Koen-Wouters
K. Wouters

 

Past and present management in Belgian IVF centers / Koen Wouters, VVKE President

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J. Gruhn

 

The origin of aneuploidy / Jennifer Gruhn, University of Copenhagen, Center for Chromosome Stability, Copenhagen, Denmark

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M. Popovic

 

Accuracy of the blastocyst biopsy technique / Mina Popovic, Eugin Barcelona, Spain

42nd Scientific Meeting, Elisabeth Center Antwerp, 22-23 November 2019

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R. Guggilla

 

Heterozygous mutations in PLCZ1 are associated with fertilization failure after ICSI / R. Guggilla, Ghent-Fertility and Stem cell Team (G-FaST)

S. Ellegiers
S. Ellegiers

 

Rebiopsy in preimplantation genetic testing (PGT) can provide a genetic result and maximizes the number of transferable blastocysts for patients / S. Ellegiers, Ghent Fertility and Stem cell Team (G-FAST)

R. Casper
R. Casper

 

Ovulation induction in PCOS / R. Casper, TRIO Fertility and University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

O. Goldrat
O. Goldrat

 

The role of Letrozole in fertility treatment in breast cancer patients / O. Goldrat, Hôpital Erasme

S. Bulk / A. Lumaka
S. Bulk / A. Lumaka

 

Genetic screening prior to conception: to what extend? /
S. Bulk and A. Lumaka, CHU Liège, Genetics and cytogenetics

M. Mann
M. Mann

 

DNA methylation in preimplantation embryos / M. Mann, Magee-Womens Research Institute / University of Pittsburgh, USA

P. Vanderzwalmen
P. Vanderzwalmen

 

Of animals and men: across species mammalian embryology for improving human IVF skills and knowledge/ P. Vanderzwalmen, IVF center CHIREC, Belgium – Nextclinics, IVF Center Prof. Zech, Austria – Faculty of
Veterinary Medicine, Embryology Unit, University of Liège, Belgium

C. Hickman
C. Hickman

 

Medicine and machines: will AI take over ART? / C. Hickman, Imperial College London, UK

J. Mertens
J. Mertens

 

Mitochondrial DNA mosaicism in early human development / J. Mertens, VUB, Brussels

S. Johnson
S. Johnson

 

Does the Freeze-all strategy improves the cumulative live birth rate and the time to become pregnant in IVF cycles? / S. Johnson, CHC Saint-Vincent Rocourt, Liège

L. Vandenberghe
L. Vandenberghe

 

Time interval between ovulation triggering and oocyte injection: does it affect the embryological and clinical outcome?/ L. Vandenberghe, VUB, Brussels

K. Declerck
K. Declerck

 

Morphokinetic parameters of embryos with numerical or structural anomalies are delayed in comparison to euploid embryos / K. Declerck, Ghent-Fertility and Stem Cell Team (G-FAST)

D. Desmet
D. Desmet

 

Oocyte vitrification: How to go further by reducing the osmotic stress ? / D. Desmet, CHIREC, Brussels

C. Hickman
C. Hickman

 

The added value of the time-lapse / C. Hickman, Imperial College London, UK

D. De Neubourg
D. De Neubourg

 

BELRAP 2017 / D. De Neubourg, President of the College of Physicians Reproductive Medicine

41st Scientific Meeting, Le Palais de Plume, 22 March 2019

T. Balthazar
T. Balthazar

 

GDPR and research / T. Balthazar, UGent

G. Pennings
G. Pennings

 

E-Sperm: evolution or regression? / G. Pennings, UGent

C. Arnoult
C. Arnoult

 

Molecular causes of human oocyte maturation defects revealed by exomic sequencing / Ch. Arnoult, Institute for Advanced Biosciences, Inserm 1209, Grenoble, France

N. Lédée
N. Lédée

 

Can we predict endometrium receptivity? / N. Ledée, Hôpital Pierre Rouquès ‘les Bluets”, Paris, France

S. dos Santos Ribeiro
S. dos Santos Ribeiro

 

Immune modulation for implantation: formula for success or faulty premise? / S. dos Santos Ribeiro, IVI Lisbon, Portugal

A. Handyside
A. Handyside

 

The role of PGT-A in 2019 / A. Handyside, The Bridge Centre, London, UK

40th Scientific Meeting, The Hotel, 23-24 November 2018

Rivron
N. Rivron

 

The synthetic embryo: no sex needed / N. Rivron, Hubrecht Institute for Developmental Biology and Stem Cell Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands

M. Shahbazi
M. Shahbazi

 

In vitro culture of the human embryo until day 14 / M. Shahbazi, University of Cambridge, UK

M. Cissen
M. Cissen

 

Predicting success in couples suffering from infertility because of NOA / M. Cissen, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, the Netherlands

G. Verheyen
G. Verheyen

 

Can the IVF lab improve the sperm recovery in NOA patients? / G. Verheyen, UZ Brussel

M. Popovic
M. Popovic

 

Extended in vitro culture of human embryos demonstrates the normal developmental potential of chromosomally mosaic blastocysts / M. Popovic, Ghent-Fertility and Stem cell Team, UZ Gent

J. Mertens
J. Mertens

 

Mitochondrial DNA variants in individuals born after ART compared to spontaneously conceived peers / J. Mertens, Research Group Reproduction and Genetics, Vrije Universiteit

M. Devos
M. Devos

 

Unraveling PI3K/Akt/mTOR and Hippo pathways interactions in chemotherapy-exposed mice ovaries / M. Devos, Research Laboratory in Human Reproduction, Université Libre de Bruxelles

P. Stamatiadis
P. Stamatiadis

 

Efficiency of gene editing using CRISPR-Cas 9 in the mouse germ line / P. Stamatiadis, Ghent-Fertility and Stem cell Team, UZ Gent

J. Grosbois
J. Grosbois

 

Ultrastructural and functional analysis of human early stage follicles cultured with everolimus / J. Grosbois, Research Laboratory on Human Reproduction, Université Libre de Bruxelles

D. De Neubourg
D. De Neubourg

 

BELRAP 2016 / D. De Neubourg, President of the College of Physicians Reproductive Medicine

D. Schoot
D. Schoot

 

Catching waves / D. Schoot, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

P. Pierzynski
P. Pierzynski

 

Impact of uterine contractility on the implantation potential / P. Pierzynski, Medical University of Bialystok, Białystok, Poland

J. Cohen
J. Cohen

 

The Future is Bright: Better Beer and Better Babies / J. Cohen, USA

39th Scientific Meeting, Palace of the Academies, 23 March 2018

A. Delbaere
A. Delbaere

 

IOP: Look at the genes to find the cause! / A. Delbaere, Hôpital Erasme

K. Kawamura
K. Kawamura

 

A wake-up call for resting follicles / K. Kawamura, St. Marianna University School of Medicine, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan

L. Craven
L. Craven

 

Clinical application of pronuclear transfer to overcome mitochondrial disease / L. Craven, Wellcome Centre for Mitochondrial Research, Newcastle University, UK

S. Chuva de Sousa Lopes
S. Chuva de Sousa Lopes

 

Mitochondrial transfer for oocyte rejuvenation / S. Chuva de Sousa Lopes, Universitair Medisch Centrum Leiden, Leiden, the Netherlands

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T. de Ravel

 

NIPT: Practical aspects / T. JL de Ravel, UZ Leuven

Devisch
I. Devisch

 

NIPT: from right to obligation? / I. Devisch, UGent

P. Vigano
P. Vigano

 

High progesterone levels: consequence in the IVF lab / P. Vigano, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy

Bosch
E. Bosch

 

High progesterone levels: any clinical issue? / E. Bosch, IVI Valencia, Spain