Introduction to Male Fertility
Join Sophie Sulehria and our guest Professor Sheena Lewis as they discuss Male Fertility. 50 % of all fertility problems start with men. Sheena will give us an overview of the things we need to know about men /sperm, plus will be on hand to answer all your questions.
Professor Sheena Lewis’ research has focused on male infertility; specifically, sperm DNA quality. Her goal has been to identify causes and treatments by developing novel biomarkers. Lewis is past Chair of the British Andrology Society, UK national representative and past Chair of the Andrology special interest group of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, past executive member of the British Fertility Society and a founder member and past Vice Chair of the Irish Fertility Society. She is currently an Executive member of Association of Reproductive and Clinical Scientists and Chair of their Scientific advisory committee. She is a member of the Human Fertility and Embryology Authority’s Scientific and Clinical Advances Advisory Committee. She is also on the Editorial Boards of Reproductive BioMedicine Online, Systems Biology in Reproductive Medicine and Life in vitro (USA) and associate editor of Basic & Clinical Andrology (BACA). She has published over 100 full papers and numerous book chapters and reviews. Lewis’ research has led to the formation of a University spin out company; Examenlab Ltd marketing its Exact range of male fertility tests (powered by SpermComet® technology). Lewis has a strong commitment to public engagement with research and is regularly invited to comment through international TV, radio and online interviews.