Journal of Andrology & Gynaecology

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Giancarlo Mari
Dr. Giancarlo Mari

is the Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, USA. His research interests are fetal anemia, fetal doppler ultrasound, fetal growth, fetal therapy, intra-uterine-growth restriction, maternal-fetal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology.

Dr. Ernest L Abel
Dr. Ernest L Abel

is a Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, School of Medicine and professor of Psychology in the School of Social Science at Wayne State University, USA. He is a past president of two international societies, the Behavioral Teratology Society and the Fetal Alcohol Study Group and has been honored as a “distinguished faculty” at Wayne State.

Dr. Harris Emilio Foster Jr.
Dr. Harris Emilio Foster Jr.

is a Professor of Urology in the Yale Univesity School of Medicine and Chief of Urology for the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center Connecticut, USA. He has written extensively in urology and has been involved in or chaired a number of multicenter randomized clinical trials involving various male and female urological disorders.

Dr. Kamal Zaki Mahmoud Shaeer
Dr. Kamal Zaki Mahmoud Shaeer

is a Professor of Reproductive Medicine and Andrology, Faculty of Medicine at Cairo University, Eygpt. His research focuses on Erectile Dysfunction, male infertility, assisted fertilization, Andrology, reproductive and sexual Medicine.

Dr. Joanne Young Hee Kwak-Kim
Dr. Joanne Young Hee Kwak-Kim

is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Microbiology and Immunology of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, as well as the Assistant Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Chicago Medical School, USA. Currently, she serves as Director of the Reproductive Medicine Center. Her interest lies in Reproductive Immunology; particularly, recurrent pregnancy loss.

Dr. Rajiv Mahendru
Dr. Rajiv Mahendru

is a Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in BPS Government Medical College, India. He has 41 Publications in reputed journals and is the recipient of a prestigious Award for excellence in Medical field. He has chaired numerous sessions in the National & International conferences.

Dr. Hooman Sadri-Ardekani
Dr. Hooman Sadri-Ardekani

is an Assistant Professor at Avicenna Research Institute (ARI), Tehran, Iran. His research focuses on fertility preservation in high risk patients, human Spermatogonial Stem Cell, clinical Andrology, medical genetics, family planning and reproductive health care and medical education.

Dr. Shawky Z. A. Badawy
Dr. Shawky Z. A. Badawy

is a Director in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology /Infertility and Professor of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Upstate Medical University, USA. His research focuses on Endometriosis, infertility management, menstrual dysfunction, laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery, and microsurgery.

Dr. Youqiang Ke
Dr. Youqiang Ke

is a Director of the Molecular Pathology Laboratory and professor in the Department of Molecular and Clinical Cancer Medicine of the University of Liverpool in England, UK. His research group works on investigations of the molecular mechanisms involved in malignant progression of cancer cells, mainly in prostate cancer.

Dr. Lars Lund
Dr. Lars Lund

is a Professor in the Department of Urology, Odense University Hospital and at Southern University of Denmark, UK. His research focuses on urological cancers, cryo-ablation (freezing) of cancer especially in the kidney and prostate, shock wave treatment (ESWT/L) for e.g. impotence, andrology laparoscopic surgery, education and training of young doctors.

Dr. Wolfgang Holzgreve
Dr. Wolfgang Holzgreve

serves as the Medical Director and Chairman of the Board at the University of Bonn, Germany. He is a renowned specialist in the field of prenatal medicine, prenatal diagnostic procedures, and clinical and molecular genetics.

Dr. Joachim W. Thüroff
Dr. Joachim W. Thüroff

is a Professor and Chairman in the Department of Urology at University Medical Center, Johannes Gutenberg University, Germany. His clinical and research interests comprise urological oncosurgery, continent urinary diversion and reconstructive urology, neuroanatomy and lower urinary tract physiology, neurourology and urodynamics, uro-gynecology.

Dr. Per-Anders Abrahamsson
Dr. Per-Anders Abrahamsson

is a Chairman and Professor of the Department of Urology Skåne University Hospital, Lund University, Sweden and also an Adjunct Professor in Urology at the University of Rochester Medical Center, New York, USA. His area of expertise includes prostate cancer, urology and radical prostatectomy.

Dr. Hareesh Babu Bhaskaran Nair
Dr. Hareesh Babu Bhaskaran Nair

has received his Ph.D from Mahatma Gandhi University, postdoctoral fellowships in oxidative lipidomics and hormonal carcinogenesis at the University of Pittsburgh and at UT-Health Science Center-San Antonio, USA. He is currently holding a Staff Scientist position at Texas Biomedical Research Institute. His major research areas involve endocrine related cancers and endometriosis.

Dr. Seung-Yup Ku
Dr. Seung-Yup Ku

is a Professor at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Seoul National University Hospital, South Korea. He has received numerous research grants in the field of infertility, reproductive medicine, reproductive Endocrinology and stem cell research.

Dr. Byung Seok Lee
Dr. Byung Seok Lee

is a Professor of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gangnam Severance hospital of Yonsei University, South Korea. His subspeciality is reproductive endocrinology and interesting fields are endometriosis, menopause and minimal invasive surgery. He is the president of the Korean society of gynecologic endocopy, minimal surgery Contraception and Reproductive health.

Dr. Stephen W. Leslie
Dr. Stephen W. Leslie

serves as the Chief of Urology at Alegent Creighton Health and associate professor of urology at Creighton University School of Medicine, USA. His research interest focuses on diagnosis and treatment of prostate disorders, incontinence and voiding difficulties, erectile dysfunction, and urological tumors.

Dr. Miguel A. Motos-Guirao
Dr. Miguel A. Motos-Guirao

is a Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Granada, Spain. He is the director of Genetic Studies Centre of Andalusia. His speciality is clinical genetics and interesting fields are fetal and embryo genetics, assisted reproductive genetics techniques, oncogenetics and reproductive genetic counselling.

Dr. Edgar Petru
Dr. Edgar Petru

is a Professor and Deputy Chair in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Medical University of Graz, Austria. His research focuses on the studies with a clinical background in order to improve treatment results in breast cancer and genital malignancies.

Dr. Hsin-Fu Chen
Dr. Hsin-Fu Chen

is a Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and chairman of Graduate Institute of Medical Genomics and Proteomics at National Taiwan University, Taiwan. His research fields are human reproduction, reproductive endocrinology and infertility, pluripotent stem cells.

Dr. Viola Angelika Heinzelmann-Schwarz
Dr. Viola Angelika Heinzelmann-Schwarz

is a Director of the Women’s Hospital and Professor/Chair in the Department of Gynecology/Gynecological Oncology at the University Hospital Basel, Switzerland. Her research interest focuses on gynaecological cancers in general and ovarian cancer in particular.

Dr. Edit Erdei
Dr. Edit Erdei

is a Head of Andrology Center at Versys Clinic, Hungary. Her research interest focuses on Varicocele treatment by microsurgical technique and its impact on fertility, Electro ejaculation, significance of testicular biopsy regarding assisted reproduction and biological effect of the Pulsated Electromagnetic Resonance (PEMR).

Dr. Ehab Abdalla Eltahawy
Dr. Ehab Abdalla Eltahawy

is an Associate Professor of Reconstructive and Endourology Division at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA. He specializes in Reconstructive Genitourinary surgery and Endourology procedures, including: Urethral stricture management, penile curvature/Peyronie’s disease, Ureteral strictures.

Dr. Finn Stener Jørgensen
Dr. Finn Stener Jørgensen

is an Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe. His research focuses on screening and diagnosis of fetal chromosomal abnormalities and malformations, non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT), invasive procedures, fetal Doppler ultrasound, Rhesus immunization, fetal medicine and obstetrics.

Dr. Shahriar Koochekpour
Dr. Shahriar Koochekpour

is an Associate Professor of Cancer Genetics, Urology, and Oncology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, USA. His research focuses on understanding the biological mechanisms underlying androgen receptor-dependent signaling and androgen-independent progression of castrate-resistant and inter-racial disparity of prostate cancer.

Dr. Chi Chiu Wang
Dr. Chi Chiu Wang

is a Division Head and Associate Professor at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, China. His research interest focuses on Maternal Fetal Medicine (PET, GDM, fetal hypoxia), Reproductive Medicine (endometriosis, miscarriage) and Developmental Biology (redox, gene dosage).

Dr. Ali A. Dabaja
Dr. Ali A. Dabaja

is the Director of Male Reproductive Medicine and Sexual Medicine, Henry Ford Health System, and an Adjunct Assistant Professor, Departments of Reproductive Medicine and Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA. His interests are in testicular dysfunction and hypogonadism. His research lab focuses on microRNA expression in testicular tissue and AR receptor CAG repeats.

Dr. Anastasios Athanasopoulos
Dr. Anastasios Athanasopoulos

is an Associate Professor of Urology with special interest in Neurourology and Urodynamics and Head of Urodynamic Urology Unit at the Medical School in the University of Patras, Greece. His area of expertise includes Female Urology, Neurourology and Urodynamics.

Dr. Rowena A. DeSouza
Dr. Rowena A. DeSouza

is an Associate Director for the Residency Program and Medical Director of the University of Texas Physicians Urology Clinic, USA. Her research interests include reconstructive and female urology, endolaparoscopy and general urology including: benign prostatic hyperplasia, urinary incontinence and kidney stones.

Dr. Cevdet kaya
Dr. Cevdet kaya

is an Associate Professor in the Department of Urology at Marmara University and urology specialist at Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital, Turkey. His area of expertise includes pediatric urology, urooncology, and erectile dysfunction.

Dr. Bo-Ying Bao
Dr. Bo-Ying Bao

is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacy at China Medical University, Taiwan. His research interest focuses on the discovery of biomarkers able to improve the management of prostate cancer.

Dr. Martin Klaus Oehler
Dr. Martin Klaus Oehler

is an Associate Professor and Director of Gynaecological Oncology at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia. His research interests include the development of novel molecular approaches to ovarian cancer diagnosis and treatment, and minimally invasive surgery including robotic surgery for gynaecological cancer and complex benign gynaecological disease.

Dr. Xiao Gu
Dr. Xiao Gu

is an Associate Professor in the Department of Urology at Yangzhou University, China. His clinical experience includes renal transplantation and all types of urologic disease, including pediatric urology. He has extensive research experience in organ transplantation and the mechanisms of invasiveness and metastasis of transitional cell carcinoma of bladder.

Dr. Domenico Canale
Dr. Domenico Canale

is Head of Andrology unit and an Assistant Professor in the School of Endocrinology and Gynecology at University of Pisa Medical School, Italy. His research fields are Andrology, Molecular Human Reproduction, Sexual Medicine and Clinical Endocrinology.

Dr. Duancheng Wen
Dr. Duancheng Wen

serves as an Assistant Research Professor of Ronald O. Perleman and Claudia Cohen Center for Reproductive Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College, USA. His research interest focuses on gametogenesis, embryogenesis, nuclear reprogramming and embryonic stem cells.

Dr. Robert Shapiro
Dr. Robert Shapiro

is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at West Virginia University Hospital, Morgantown, USA. His research interest focuses on High risk pregnancy, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Pelvic Prolapse, Urinary incontinence, and Maternal Fetal Medicine.

Dr. Wen-Chin Huang
Dr. Wen-Chin Huang

is an Assistant Professor, Uro-Oncology Research Program, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, USA. His research focuses on lipid/cholesterol metabolic and signaling pathways in prostate cancer development and advanced progression, molecular targeting of prostate cancer, and oncogenic & tumor suppressive microRNA.

Dr. Tang Tao
Dr. Tang Tao

is an Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China. His Curreent research focuses on cervical cancer, RNAi based cancer therapy strategy and technical expertise includes Molecular biology and Cancer research.

Dr. Vadim V. Morozov
Dr. Vadim V. Morozov

serves as an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and a certified Fellow of the American Academy of Gynecologic Laparoscopists & Society of Reproductive Surgeons, USA. He has a particular interest in fertility and reproductive surgery. His use of the latest available instruments allows for an unprecedented level of precision and accuracy.

Dr. Zaher Merhi
Dr. Zaher Merhi

serves as an Assistant Professor, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Vermont College of Medicine, USA. He completed his Clinical Fellow in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Yeshiva University, Bronx NY.

Dr. Ossama A. Elsaccar
Dr. Ossama A. Elsaccar

is an Assistant Professor in the Department Of Obstetrics & Gynecology at West Virginia University School of Medicine, USA. His research interest focuses on urinary incontinence, endometriosis, infertility, minimally invasive and robotic surgery.

Dr. Xiuping Yu
Dr. Xiuping Yu

is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Urologic Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA. Her research focuses on prostate cancer, Control of Prostate Specific Gene Expression and Wnt/beta-Catenin, Foxa2 and CXCR4 pathway in controlling prostate cancer metastasis.

Dr. Suresh Ramaswamy
Dr. Suresh Ramaswamy

is a Research Assistant Professor at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Magee-Womens Research Institute and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA. His Research interests are in the field of physiology and pathophysiology of neuroendocrine regulation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis in Primates.

Dr. Renjie Jin
Dr. Renjie Jin

is a Research Assistant Professor in the Vanderbilt Prostate Cancer Center and the Department of Urologic Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA. His research focuses on prostate cancer development and advanced progression, including castration-resistant progression, bone metastasis development and neuroendocrine differentiation.

Dr. Michael E. Chrisofos
Dr. Michael E. Chrisofos

is an Assistant professor of Urology at Athens Medical School, National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. His research focuses on urological oncology, endourology, urinary incontinence and prostate hyperplasia.

Dr. Charles N. Walker
Dr. Charles N. Walker

is an Assistant Professor of Urology, Yale University School of Medicine, USA. His residency and chief residency in urology, Yale-New Haven Hospital, USA. His research interests include ED, sexual and cardiovascular health and advance prostate cancer. He is co-investigator on an erectile dysfunction study at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System.

Dr. Irina B. Grishina
Dr. Irina B. Grishina

is an Assistant Professor at Department of Urology, New York University School of Medicine, USA. Her laboratory is interested in defining the roles of cell communications in tissue morphogenesis, differentiation in the urogenital system, investigating signaling mechanisms in the urethra and prostate development.

Dr. Kelvin A. Moses
Dr. Kelvin A. Moses

is an Assistant Professor of Surgery/Urology and Member of the Georgia Regents Cancer Center in Augusta, USA. He currently serves as the Director of Clinical Research in the Division of Urology. His research focuses on racial disparity in prostate cancer, particularly in the realms of screening behaviors and treatment variance.

Dr. Zhibing Zhang
Dr. Zhibing Zhang

is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Virginia Common Wealth University, USA. His research interest is to investigate the role of manchette in spermatogenesis, to identify novel genetic factors for male infertility and the development of novel approaches to sperm-based contraception.

Dr. Sunil K. Halder
Dr. Sunil K. Halder

is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Women’s Health Research (CWHR), Meharry Medical College, USA. His research focuses on molecular mechanism of pathogenesis of human uterine fibroids and also focuses to examine the therapeutic utility of vitamin D3 or its analogues for an effective, safe non-surgical option for fibroid treatment.

Dr. Alex Digesu
Dr. Alex Digesu

is a Consultant Obstetrician, Gynaecologist & Urogynaecology Subspecialist at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Imperial College, London, UK. His area of expertise is urogynecology, reconstructive pelvic floor surgery, chronic pelvic pain, neurourology and neuromodulation.

Dr. Fali Langdana
Dr. Fali Langdana

is a Consultant Obstetrician/ Gynaecologist and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand. His research interests are laparoscopic surgery, pelvic endometriosis, colposcopy and risk management.

Dr. Goetz Egloff
Dr. Goetz Egloff

is currently working at Psychosomatic Hospital, University of Heidelberg, Germany. He is a member of the German Society Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology (DGPFG) Berlin. His research focuses on bio-psycho-social perspectives in Gynaecology and Psychiatry of adolescence, on eating disorders, and on pre- and perinatal Psychosomatics.

Dr. Antonio Simone Laganà
Dr. Antonio Simone Laganà

is a Medical Doctor at the Unit of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Department of Human Pathology in Adulthood and Childhood “G. Barresi”, University of Messina, Italy. His research focuses on Endometriosis, Reproductive Immunology, T cell subsets, Chronic Pelvic Pain, Organogenesis and Genetic of Mullerian-Derived Structures, Gynecological Endocrinology, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS).

Dr. Sinisa Franjic
Dr. Sinisa Franjic

is Faculty of Medicine, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Republic of Croatia, Europe. His research interests are medical law, health law, forensics, computer criminality, criminalistics, criminal procedure law, copyright law.