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Friday 23 september 2016

Main Hall Programme

08.30 – 09.30    Session Hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism
Willem Burger Hall

Chairs: N. Jørgensen (DK), H. Behre (DE

  • M. Laan , ES: Pharmacogenetic potential of the polymorphisms in gonadotropin genes
  • N. Pitteloud, CH: Gonadotrophin replacement for induction of fertility in hypogonadal men
  • A. Juul, DK: FSH and FSH-R polymorphisms in relation of male puberty


Parallel Programme

09.30 – 11.00 Session Young researchers in Andrology 

Willem Burger Hall

Chairs: A. Amaral (DE), J. Castillo (NL)

09.30 – 10.15 R. Oliva (ES) Proteomics in the study of sperm function and dysfunction

10.15 – 10.30 L.H. Heckmann (DE) A diagnostic germ cell score for evaluation of prepubertal and pubertal testicular biopsies stored for fertility preservation.

10.30 – 10.45 D. Santi (IT) The influence of environment on the sperm quality: a comprehensive, retrospective, cohort study.

10.45 – 11.00 A. Barbonetti (IT) 2-Arachidonoylglycerol levels are increased in leukocytospermic ejaculates and correlate with semen concentration of macrophages and activated macrophages.

09.30 – 10.30    Klinefelter syndrome
Van Weelde Room

Chairs: G. Corona (IT), A. Juul (DK)

  • G. Castellini (IT): Behavioural aspects of Klinefelter syndrome
  • C. Gravholt (DK): Non-reproductive symptoms in Klinefelter syndrome
  • H. Tournaye (BE): Sperm harvesting in boys and men with Klinefelter syndrome

10.30 – 11.00 key note lecture

Van Weelde Room

Chair: G.R. Dohle (NL)

SWJ Seager (US): ElectroEjaculation History and Use in today’s Andrology

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee Break

11.30–12.30    Selected oral presentations
Willem Burger Hall

Chairs: A. Meinhardt (DE), H.C. Schuppe (DE)

  • A. Meinhardt (DE): Bacterial infection causes fibrotic remodelling and obstruction of the epididymis OR07
  • S Marchiani (IT): Search for new predictive parameters of Assisted Reproduction through analysis of male gamete
  • T. Almont (FR): Testicular endocrine profiles in young boys operated for cryptorchidism OR09
  • S. d’Andrea (IT): Serum from patients with erectile dysfunction and vascular risk factors triggered oxidative stress-dependent mitochondrial apoptotic pathway in ex-vivo expanded circulating angiogenic cells of healthy men OR10
  • M. Whitfield (FR): The LXR-null mice: a model for dyslipidemia-induced male infertility and capacitation impairment OR11

12.30–12.40    Best paper in “Andrology”
Willem Burger Hall

Chair: E. Rajpert-De Meyts (DK)

  • J. Rohayem (DE): What predicts the success of sperm retrieval in adolescents and adults with Klinefelter’s syndrome?

12.40–13.00    Closing ceremony and awards
Willem Burger Hall

Chairs: G. Dohle (NL), C. Krausz (IT)

11.30 -12.30    Oncology and germ cell cancer
Van Weelde Room

Chairs: A. Ferlin (IT), N.E. Skakkebaek (DK)

  • A. Znaor (FR): Trends in testicular cancer

  • L. Looijenga (NL): development of germ cell tumours, new aspects

  • MS. Dolci (IT); Differentiating or tumorigenic signals in spermatogonia


13.00 – 14.00 Lunch