Professor Dr. med. Hermann M. Behre is Full Professor at the Medical Faculty of the Martin Luther University and Director of the Center for Reproductive Medicine and Andrology of the University Hospital in Halle, Germany. Currently, he is also acting Head of the Fertility Center of the University Hospital in Münster, Germany.
In 1988, he received his doctorate at the Institute of Reproductive Medicine of the University in Münster under the supervision of Professor Eberhard Nieschlag, the founding President of the European Academy of Andrology (EAA). In 1995, Hermann M. Behre became Assistant Professor of Andrology and Reproductive Medicine in Münster. Since 2000, he is Full Professor of Andrology at the University in Halle. His research interests focus on couple infertility, male contraception and male hypogonadism – both in basic and clinical research.
Hermann M. Behre is a member (Academician) of the EAA since 1993 and an EAA-certified Clinical Andrologist since 1994. He has served as Officer and Treasurer of the EAA from 2010 to 2018. He has also been Officer and Treasurer of the International Society of Andrology (ISA) from 2001 to 2009. He has been President of the German Society of Andrology from 2014 to 2019, and of various other scientific societies. Since 2004, he is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Reproductive Medicine and Andrology and since 2007 Chair of the Ethics Committee of the Medical Faculty of the University in Halle.
Hermann M. Behre has been President of the EAA since end of October 2022.
Giovanni Corona works as endocrinologist and andrologist at the Endocrinology Unit of Maggiore-Bologna Hospital, Bologna, Italy. He received the MD degree at the University of Bologna and the Board in Endocrinology and the Doctor of Philosophy degree at the University of Florence. He received two prestigious awards, one in 2009 from the European Society for Sexual Medicine, “Excellent Award” and the second in 2013 from the International Society of Andrology,the “Young Andrologist Award”. In 2015 he was quoted in the top best European 30 researchers (category “Reproductive Biomedicine” n=11) by the Lab Times (http://labtimes.org/labtimes/ranking/20=15_04/index2.lasso). In 2019 he was quoted in the top 20 woorldwide best best authors (n=2) on Erectile Dysfunction by the International Journal of Impotence research (doi: 10.1038/s41443-019-0161-8)
He is co-author of more than 250 peer-reviewed manuscripts, different book chapters and invited reviews in the field of endocrinology and sexual medicine. Since 2014 is a member of the board of the Journal of Endocrinological Investigation. Since 2016 he is a member of the Editorial board of “Andrology”. Since 2018 member of the Editorial board of Hormones. Since July 2010 member of the Editorial board of Journal of Sexual Medicine. From July 2010 to December 2015 nominated Associate Editor of the Journal of Sexual Medicine. Since January 2017 re-appointed as the Associate Editor of the Journal of Sexual Medicine. Since 2010 member of the European Society of Endocrinology, and Academician of the European Academy of Andrology (EAA). Since 2015 he has been appointed as the co-chair of the “Guidelines Committee” of the EAA. In 2018 he has been nominated as the President of the Italian Society of Andrology and Sexual Medicine. Since 2018 nominated as the Chair of the scientific committee of the European Society for Sexual Medicine.
Andrea M. Isidori, MD, Ph.D. is a Full Professor of Endocrinology in Italy, Sapienza University of Rome, the largest University Hospital in Italy – and Consultant Andrologist at Policlinico Umberto I of Rome, an EAA accredited site. Since 1999 he has been carrying out translational research in andrology and endocrinology merging basic and clinical approaches. He has contributed to different areas of andrology: from sexual medicine to infertility treatment, from endocrine aspects to testicular tumors, publishing over 190 International Peer-Reviewed articles, with an overall Impact Factor of more than 700 points (h-index 58 – G-scholar). He has been elected member of the Executive Committee of the European Academy of Andrology in 2014 and re-elected in 2018. I has been a member of the International Consultation of Sexual Medicine (ISSM 2015). Since 2017 is the treasurer of the ISA - International Society of Andrology. Prof. Isidori received the Young Andrologist Award from ISA in 2013 in Melbourne and various other awards from Endocrine Societies. He is Associate Editor of the European Journal of Endocrinology (Bioscientifica) and Endocrine (Springer Nature). He has collected and coordinated over 3 million euros in research grants. Prof. Isidori believes in the importance of dissemination of knowledge, the value of translational research -from bench to bedside- and the promotion of a multidimensional andrology addressing fertility, sexual medicine, endocrinology, cardiovascular health and oncology.
Davor Ježek has a double appointment: he is a full professor at School of Medicine University of Zagreb. He is also acting as a Head of Testicular Biobank at Dept. of Transfusion Medicine and Transplantation Biology, University Hospital "Zagreb". His main areas of research/interest are: male infertility, andrology, testicular sperm extraction (TESE), biobanking of testicular biopsies as well as genital ridge development. Currently, Dr Ježek is a co-chair of Centre of Excellence for Reproductive and Regenerative Medicine at School of Medicine University of Zagreb, supported by EU. He is a project partner in several Horizon 2020 and other international projects (BIOCOMET, Alliance4Life, Expand, ODISSeA) and was a principal investigator of many national projects. He published more than 80 publications in internationally renowned journals. Dr Ježek is a member of many international societies in the area of reproductive medicine, including European Academy of Andrology.
Zsolt Kopa obtained his medical degree at the University of Pecs in 1990, and specialization in Urology and Andrology at the Semmelweis University, Budapest, in 1994 and 2004, respectively. His PhD was obtained in 2006 in the Szeged University in the topic of male infertility and the Medical Management MSc. degree in 2009 at the Szent Istvan University Budapest.
Currently he is Associate Professor, Head of the Andrology Centre, Department of Urology, Semmelweis University, Budapest (Certified Training Centre of the European Academy of Andrology), Andrology Supervisor of the Assisted Reproduction Centre of the Semmelweis University, Budapest and Head of the Board of Andrology Semmelweis University, Budapest.
Zsolt Kopa is member of the Excecutive Committee and co-chair of the Educational Committee of the European Academy of Andrology and member of the Board of EAU European Section of Andrological Urology (ESAU). In the period of 2006-2018 he acted is a panel member of the European Association of Urology (EAU), Male Infertility Guideline Committee and between 2014 and 2017 ha was Executive Committee member of the European Society for Sexual Medicine.
He is the president of the Hungarian Society of Andrology, Executive Committee member of the Hungarian Society of Urology and the Hungarian STI Society, Editor-in-chief of the journal Hungarian Andrology.
He is member of the Hungarian National Board of Assisted Reproduction.
Csilla Krausz obtained her MD in 1990 and her specialization in Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases in 1995 at the University of Florence, Italy, and her PhD in Human Genetics in 2001 at the Pasteur Institute/University Paris 7, France. Currently she is Professor in Endocrinology and research group leader at the University of Florence, Italy and co-director of the Florence European Academy of Andrology (EAA) Training Center in Andrology. Her first research field was spermatology with special interest in oxidative stress and functional sperm parameters. Starting from 1995 she is focusing on genetics and epigenetics of male infertility, hypogonadism, cryptorchidism, testis tumor and genomic instability of the male gamete. Her major scientific achievements concern the X and Y chromosome-linked CNVs (deletions) and their clinical significance. She is author of more than 140 scientific publications in international peer-reviewed journals and her H-index: 49 (Scopus). H-index:55 (Google scholar). According to a recent worldwide survey, she is among the top 20 most productive authors on male infertility research from 1995. She is an Academician of the European Academy of Andrology (EAA) and in 2014 has been elected as the President of the EAA for the period 2014-2018 and re-elected in 2018 for a second mandate. In 2017 has been appointed by the ESE as the Clinical Lead of the Reproductive Endocrinology focus area.
Ewa Rajpert-De Meyts
Ewa Rajpert-De Meyts, MD, PhD, DMSc is a senior research consultant at the Department of Growth & Reproduction of Copenhagen University Hospital (Denmark). She trained in paediatrics at the Silesian Medical University in her native Poland, then in basic endocrinology in the De Duve Institute in Brussels, Belgium, in molecular biology in the Division of Medical Genetics, Children's Hospital, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA, and in developmental biology and cancer research at her current affiliation in Copenhagen. Her research focus has been on the pathogenesis and diagnosis of different types of germ cell tumours, especially germ cell neoplasia in situ. She is also recognised in the field of developmental aspects of human reproduction, disorders of sex development, and genetics of male infertility. She authored/co-authored more than 300 scientific articles, and her current H index is 66 (Web of Science).
She was the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Andrology from 2009 to 2012 and co-Editor-in-Chief of Andrology from 2012 to 2016. Since the end of 2018 she has served as the Secretary of the EAA Executive Council.
Y. (Cobi) Reisman MD, PhD, FECSM graduates Cum Laude at the Faculty of Medicine of State University Groningen, The Netherlands. In 1998 he defences his PhD research thesis on electronic diagnostic tools and objective medical decisions with European Clinical database. Since 2003 he is registered as a urologist allied to the Amstelland hospital in Amstelveen and from 2006 till recently chairman of the Dutch Men’s Health Clinics network. In 2011 he become a registered sexologist by the Dutch Society of sexology (NVVS) and since recently director of Flare-Health. He is honorary and visiting Professor for urology of the Russian Federal Institute of Urology, Moscow and of the Shanghai Institute of Andrology of the Medical School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He is active member of the European Association of Urology (EAU), President of the European Society for Sexual Medicine (ESSM), Ex-President of the Multidisciplinary Joint Committee on Sexual Medicine (MJCSM), for which he receives Silver Decoration of Honour from the UEMS, and co-director of ESSM School of Sexual Medicine. He is senior lecturer of Clinical Sexology at the RINO-Amsterdam, Netherlands. His special interest and publications are a.o. on cancer and sexual dysfunction, sexuality in chronic conditions, shockwave therapy for ED and life style and sexual function. Y. Reisman is among others co-editor of the Manual of Sexual Medicine, the Syllabus of Clinical Sexology published by the ESSM, and Cancer, Intimacy and Sexuality.