Infertility – What To Do?

General Information:
Schedule: Saturday, 15h30 & 17h30
Lecturer: Alberto Barros, MD PhD

Workshop’s Description:
Imagine this scenario: a couple comes to you very concerned because they want to have a child but they can’t get pregnant. Do you know what to do? Do you know what their options are? In this workshop, lectured by Professor Alberto Barros, you will be able to learn different techniques that can be used in these situations. Join this workshop and learn how to create a life!

About our Lecturer:
Alberto Barros, MD, PhD

  • Full Professor of Medical Genetics and Director of Genetics Department, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto
  • Director of Centre for Reproductive Genetics A. Barros. Associate Editor (2012-2013) and Former Associate Editor (since 2014) of Molecular Human Reproduction
  • Major international achievements: the first world babies after intracytoplasmic sperm injection with totally immotile sperm (1997), the first world baby after electroejaculation coupled to intracytoplasmic sperm injection in paraplegic patient due to spinal medulla shot trauma (1998)
  • Major clinical achievements in Portugal: first cases of intra-uterine insemination (1985), donor sperm cryobank (1985), intracytoplasmic sperm injection (1994), MESA/TESE (microinjection of sperm from the epidydimus and of sperm and spermatids from the testicle; 1996), Assisted Hatching (1997) and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (1998)
  • Total Scientific Publications: about 300