Reviewer board

Mikaela I Poling BA     

Private Practice, Fairfax, VA, USA

Interests:  Craniofacial syndromes; Craniofacial deformities; Craniofacial surgery; Craniofacial trauma; Rehabilitation medicine; Psychosocial considerations for families after the birth of a child with craniofacial deformities; Clinical research methodology; Systematic reviews

Dr. Guy Shrem MD     

Clalit Health services, Israel

Interests:  Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Dr Momina Zulfeen MD     

Fellowship in Highrisk Obstetrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada; Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kasturba Medical College, MAHE, Manipal, India

Interests:  High-Risk Obstetrics; PreEclampsia; Quality improvement; Infectious diseases in pregnancy

Dr. Uri P. Dior MD     

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

Interests:  Endometriosis; Laparoscopic surgery

Dr. Bartłomiej Barczyński MD, PhD     

1st Chair and Department of Oncological Gynaecology and Gynaecology, Medical University in Lublin, Lublin, Poland

Interests:  Ovarian cancer; Endometrial cancer; Cervical cancer; Endometriosis; Cancer screening; Minimally invasive surgery; Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia; Colposcopy; Sentinel lymph node

Dr. Valentina Giardini MD     

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MBBM Foundation; University of Milano-Bicocca, Monza, Italy

Interests:  Obstetric pathology; Prenatal diagnosis; Placenta; Preeclampsia; Fetal growth restriction; Biochemical markers of placental dysfunction; Fetal malformations; Perinatal comfort care

Dr. Eglė Savukynė     

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas LT-50161, Lithuania

Interests:  Placenta accreta spectrum; Pregnancy; fetal anomaly; Uterine scar; Niche; Pregnancy outcomes; Ultrasound screening; Chromosomal anomalies

Dr. Michał Budzik MD, PhD     

Department of Cancer Prevention, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland; Department of Gynaecologic Oncology and Obstetrics, Centre of Postgraduate Medical Education, Warsaw, Poland

Interests:  Cancer cell biology; Cancer biomarkers; Tumor microenvironment; Gynaecologic oncology; Epidemiology

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohammed Khalil     

University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Syddanmark, Denmark

Interests:  Obstetrics in general; Neonatal infections and preterm birth

Associate Professor Anca M. Panaitescu MD, PhD     

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Filantropia Clinical Hospital, Bucharest, Romania

Interests:  Fetam Medicie; Maternal Medicine; Autoimmune disorders; Obstetrics-Gynecology

Filippo Pesapane MD, MRCP, FEDiR     

Consultant Radiologist in Breast Imaging Division, IEO - European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy

Interests:  Radiology; Radiomics; Breast cancer; Oncology; Breast imaging; Urogenital imaging

Assistant Professor Georgios Androutsopoulos MD, PhD     

Head of Gynaecological Oncology Unit, Department of Obstetrics-Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Patras, Rion, Greece

Interests:  Obstetrics-Gynecology; Gynaecological Oncology

Associate professor Yasuyuki Negishi     

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan

Interests:  Reproductive immunology; Innate immunity; Preterm birth; Dendritic cells; iNKT cells; Macrophages; Sterile inflammation

Dr. Lorenzo Vacca     

Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS, Unit of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Woman's, Children's and Public Health, Rome, Italy

Interests:  Pelvic organ prolapse; Urinary incontinence; Reconstructive surgery; Urodynamics; Laparoscopy; Robotic surgery

Assistant Professor Péter Török      

Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary

Interests:  Endoscopy; Laparoscopy; Hysteroscopy; Infertility; Endometriosis

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tanya Kitova, DMSc      

Department of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, Medical University, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Interests:  Prenatal diagnosis; Neurons system malformations; Neural tube defects; Hydrocephalus; Fetal diagnosis

Dr. Federico Ferrari      

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, ASST Spedali Civili di Brescia, Piazzale Spedali Civili 1, 25123 Brescia, Italy

Interests:  Gynecologic oncology; Surgical management; Minimally invasive procedures and clinical translational; Female cancers

Dr. Antonio Pontoriero      

Department of Biomedical Sciences and Morphological and Functional Images, University of Messina, Italy

Interests:  Cyberknife; Radiosurgery; FSRT; Reirradiation; Brachytherapy; Ginecological and Lung Cancer

Dr. Angel Yordanov      

Department of Gynaecological Oncology, Medical University of Pleven, Bulgaria

Interests:  Gynecologic oncology; General gynecology

Dr. Jakub Mlodawski      

Collegium Medicum, Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce, Poland

Interests:  Maternal-fetal medicine; Perinatology; Pathology of pregnancy; General Gynecology; Prdictive models

Dr. Amr Soliman     

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Women's Hospital, Klinikum Oldenburg, University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany

Interests: Endometrial Cancer; Cervical Cancer; Vulvar Cancer; Ovarian Cancer; Uterine Sarcoma; Gyncological Surgery; Endometriosis; Laparoscopic Surgery

Dr. Gabriel Levin      

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel

Interests:  Gynecologic oncology; General gynecology

Dr. Jong Kil Joo     

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pusan National University School of Medicine Biomedical Research Institute, Pusan National University Hospital, Busan, Korea

Interests:  Endometriosis; Infertility; PCOS; Pelvic organ prolapse; Metabolic syndrome; Menopause

Dr. Kota Umemura     

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Toyohashi Municipal Hospital, Toyohashi, Aichi, Japan

Interests:  Robotic surgery; Gynecologic malignancies; Laparoscopic surgery

Dr. Radoslaw B. Maksym MD PhD     

Adjunct Professor, Department of Reproductive Health, Centre of Postgraduate Medical Education, Zelazna 90, 01-004 Warsaw, Poland

Interests:  Reproductive Surgery; Reproductive Endocrinology; Endometriosis; Infertility; High Intensity Focused Ultrasounds (HIFU); Focused Ultrasound Surgery (FUS); Andrology; Epigenetics

Dr. Grazyna Jarz ąbek-Bielecka   

Division of Developmental Gynecology and Sexology, Department of Perinatology and Gynecology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland

Interests: Girls; Adolescents; Puberty; Sexual abused children; Sexuology; Vulvovaginitis; Menses; Iuvenile metrorhagia; Labial hypertophy; Congential malformation of genital tract

Dr. James Beirne    

Ovarian Cancer Research Programme, Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology, Queen's University, Belfast, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; Northern Ireland Centre for Gynaecological Cancer, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Belfast, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Interests:  Gynaecological Cancer; Surgical Oncology; Translational Research; Surgical Clinical trials; Biomarker Discovery

Dr. Yifan Zhao     

School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing, Cranfield University, Bedfordshire, MK43 0AL, UK

Interests: Medical data analysis; Medical data processing; Machine learning; Deep learning

Dr. Babatunde A. Gbolade     

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St. James University Hospital, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Interests:  Gynaecology; Fertility Control; Reproductive Healthcare; Long-acting reversible contraception; Minimally invasive Gynaecological Surgery; Medical Law related to Gynaecological and Reproductive Healthcare

Assistant Professor Helen Collins     

Division of Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA

Interests: Pregnancy; Peripartum cardiomyopathy; Hypertrophy; Sex differences; Metabolism; Calcium

Dr. Hoda Elkafas     

Department of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA; Department of Pharmacology, National organization of Drug control and research (NODCAR), 35521, Egypt

Interests:  Pharmacology; uterine fibroids; Uterine microbiome; Inflammation and fibrosis; Reproductive endocrinology; Early life exposure to chemicals; And related uterine diseases

Associate Professor Chunsen Wu     

Research Unit for Gynaecology and Obstetrics, the department of clinical research, the university of southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark

Interests:  Prenatal exposures to maternal diseases before and during pregnancy such as immunological disorders, infection, preeclampsia, diabetes, etc. and risk of long-term outcomes such as allergic diseases, neurological diseases among offspring; Appropriate application of statistical and epidemiological methodologies to clinical studies

Associate Professor Shibin Cheng     

Departments of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Pathology, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA

Interests: Adverse pregnancy outcomes; Preeclampsia; Preterm birth; Gestational diabetes; Autism; Endoplasmic reticulum stress; Autophagy; Lysosome; Inflammation; Reproductive immunology; Protein aggregation; Unfolded protein response

Professor Byron Asimakopoulos     

IVF Unit, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, and Laboratory of Physiology, School of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace, Thrace, Greece

Interests: Clinical embryology; Semen analysis; Reproductive endocrinology

Dr. Dominika Gł ąbska     

Department of Dietetics, Institute of Human Nutrition Sciences, Warsaw University of Life Sciences (SGGW-WULS), 159C Nowoursynowska Street, 02-787 Warsaw, Poland

Interests: Diet; Nutrition; Nutritional requirement; Minerals; Iron-deficiency anaemia; Diet-related diseases; Diet therapy; Dietary prevention

Christina Moisidis-Tesch     

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Städtisches Klinikum Frankfurt Höchst, Frankfurt, Germany; Gynecologic Group Practice, Wiesbaden, Germany

Interests: Cervical insufficiency; Cerclage; Dysplasia; Ovarian cysts; Breast cancer

Professor Mihaela Grigore     

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Grigore T.Popa" Iasi, Romania

Interests: General gynecology; Gynecological ultrasound; Oncologic gynecology; Minimally invasive surgery; Infertility; Cervical diseases


Laboratory of Medical Genetics, University Clinical Centre Maribor, Slovenia; Department of Molecular biology, Medical Faculty Maribor, Slovenia

Interests: Prenatal genetics; Postnatal genetics; Cytogenetics; Molecular biology; Genetic causes of abortions; Infertility

Associate Professor Jose Carugno     

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, USA

Interests: Surgical Gynecology; Hysteroscopy; Robotics; Laparoscopy; Hysterectomy; Fibroid uterus

Professor Abby C. Collier     

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of British Columbia, 2405 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3, Canada

Interests: Pregnancy; Placenta; Pharmacology; Pharmacokinetics; Drug metabolism; Steroids; Inflammation; Toxicology; Endocrinology

Dr. Alexandre González-Rodríguez, MD, PhD    

Department of Mental Health, Parc Tauli University Hospital, UAB, CIBERSAM Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain

Interests: FSH; LH; Psychological impact; FSH/LH ratio; Infertility

Dr. Naoki Matsumoto   

Matsumoto Women's Health Clinic, Saitama, Japan

Interests: Women's health; Gynecology; Menstruation; Myoma; Endometriosis; Benign tumors; Endometrial ablation; Artificial abortion

Dr. Junya Kojima     

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tokyo Medical University, 6-7-1 Nishishinjuku Shinjuku-ku Tokyo 160-0023, Japan

Interests: Trophoblast Differentiation; Implantation; Placenta Development

Dr. Panagiotis M. Peitsidis    

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Southend University Hospital, Essex SS0 0RY, United Kingdom

Interests: Fetal medicine; Colposcopy; Hysteroscopy; Laparoscopy; Gynecologic ultrasound

Dr. Andrea Surányi     

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Szeged, Hungary

Interests: Perinatal ultrasound investigations; Fetal malformation screening; 3D/4D ultrasound investigation; In-vivo placental function analysis; VOCAL (virtual organ computer aided analysis); Obstetical ultrasound; Gynecolgical ultrasound; 3D Power Doppler; Pathological pregnancies; Placental vascularization

Prof. Dr. Marco Tanini  

Department of transplantation , Azienda Sanitaria USL Toscana Centro - Firenze - University of Florence, School of Human Healt Sciences - Elform E Learning, Italy

Interests: Legal Medicine; Health; Prenatal health; Transplantation; Risk management; Obstetrics; Social biomedical science (includes family planning, sexual health, psyco-oncology, political and social effects of biomedical research); Sexology; Ethics and Morality, Bioethics; Child sexual abuse; Child genetics; Stam cell therapy and Stam cell biology, Coord Blood Banking

Dr. Md Soriful Islam  

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,720 Rutland Ave, Ross Research Building, Room 624, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA

Interests: Gynecological diseases; Uterine fibroids; Tumor biology; Inflammation and fibrosis; Cellular signaling pathways; Progesterone receptor signaling; Selective progesterone receptor modulators; Reproductive medicine; Natural compounds; Dietary phytochemicals

Dr. Jay S Mishra     

Department of Comparative Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA

Interests: Gestational Hypertension; Preeclampsia; Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR); Endothelial cells; Placenta; Androgens action in pregnancy and fetal programming of adult debases

Dr. Walid Khalilia     

Forensic Science Department, Al- Istiqlal University, Jericho, Palestine

Interests: Cell death; Cancer biology; Apoptosis; Radio-biology; Molecular biology

MD, Prof, PhD. Andrea Tinelli    

Chief of Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, "Veris delli Ponti" Hospital, Scorrano, Lecce, Italy; Head of Division of Experimental Endoscopic Surgery, Imaging, Technology and Minimally Invasive Therapy, Vito Fazzi Hospital, Lecce, Italy; Laboratory of Human Physiology, Phystech BioMed School, Faculty of Biological & Medical Physics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State University), Dolgoprudny, Moscow Region, Russia.

Interests: Uterine fibroids; Uterine myoma; Myomectomy; Cesarean myomectomy; Reproductive surgery; Endometriosis; Laparoscopy; Hysteroscopy; Gynecological surgery; Obstetric surgery

Dr. Paolo Ivo Cavoretto    

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Vita-Salute University, Milan 20132, Italy

Interests: Fetal Medicine and Surgery; Obstetrics; Pregnancy complications; Ultrasound; Doppler; MRI; Screening in pregnancy; Congenital Malformations; Congenital Heart Defects; Open Spina Bifida; Fetal Growth; Preterm delivery; Preeclampsia; Pregnancy after Medically Assisted Reproduction

Dr. Andraž Dovnik     

University Clinic for Gynecology and Perinatology, University Medical Center Maribor, Ljubljanska 5, 2000, Maribor, Slovenia

Interests:  Cervical cancer; Endometrial cancer; Ovarian cancer; Gestational trophoblastic disease; Vulvar cancer; Screening; Systemic treatment of gynecological cancers

Dr. Karolina Chmaj-Wierzchowska    

Department of Maternal and Child Health, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland

Interests:  Gynecology (but not oncology); Endometriosis; Ovarian tumors; Uterine fibroids; Endometrial hyperplasia; Urinary incontinence and hospital infections

Dr. Bogdan Socea    

Clinica Chirurgie, Spitalul Clinic de Urgenţ ă "Sf. Pantelimon", Bucureşti, România

Interests: Pancreatic cancer; Acute pancreatitis; Surgery (open or laparoscopic); Abdominal compartment syndrome; FAST, POCUS and pulmonary ultrasound; Colorectal cancer; Abdominal wall defects: Hernias and incisional hernias

Dr. Sherif Monib     

Breast Unit, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, United Kingdom

Interests:  Breast and endocrine

Dr. Catalina De Paco-Matallana     

Clinic University Hospital "Virgen de la Arrixaca", Murcia, Spain

Interests:  Preeclampsia; Intrauterine growth restriction; Preterm delivery; Chromosomal malformations; Prenatal diagnosis

Dr. Xingcheng Chen    

Boston Institute of Biotechnology, LLC, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Interests:  Hippo/YAP pathway; Cancer biology; Mitosis phosphorylation and drug discovery

Dr. Maurizio Nicola D'Alterio    

Department of Surgical Science, Università degli studi di Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy

Interests:  Endometriosis; Endometrioma; Deep infiltrating endometriosis; Uterine fibromatosis; Laparoscopy; Ovarian cysts

Dr. Robert Lachmann    

Fetal Medicine Centre Germany

Interests:  Maternal-Fetal Medicine; Pregnancy Care; Screening and Prevention of Pregnancy Complications

Dr. Keren Grinberg   

Faculty of Social and Community Science, Ruppin Academic Center, Emek -Hefer, 40250 Israel

Interests:  Chronic pain syndromes in women; Health promoting; Nursing education/leadership and para- medical team coping with the health system challenges

Dr. Sofia Dória     

Medical Genetics, Department of Medical Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Portugal

Interests: Prenatal diagnosis; Cytogenetics; Epigenetics namely related with fetal growth restriction; Genetic causes of spontaneous abortions and also genetic causes of infertility

Dr. Akshata Naik    

Department of Physiology, Wayne State University, Detroit, United States

Interests:  Biochemistry; Cell and molecular biology; Endocrinology and diabetes; Muscle disorders; Nanotechnology methodologies

Dr. Sheng-Mou Hsiao    

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, New Taipei City 220, Taiwan

Interests:  Urogynecology; Gynecologic oncology

Dr. Karoline Mayer-Pickel    

Department of Obstetrics, Medical University Graz, Austria

Interests:  High risk pregnancy; Preeclampsia; Autoimmune diseases; Systemic lupus erythematous; Antiphospholipid syndrome

Prof. Miguel A Ortega    

Department of Medicine and Medical Specialties, Unit of Histology and Pathology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ramón y Cajal Institute of Sanitary Research (IRYCIS), University of Alcalá, 28801 Madrid, Spain

Interests:  Histology; Placenta; Vascular Medicine

Dr. Claudia Constantina Mateoiu     

Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Department of Clinical Pathology and Genetics, Gothenburg, Sweden

Interests:  Ovarian cancer; Endometriosis; Epithelial malignant ovarian tumors; Gynecological pathology

Dr. Flavia Sorbi    

Department of Biomedical Clinical and Experimental Sciences, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 50, 50134 Florence, Italy

Interests:  Ovarian cancer; Cytoreductive surgery; Cervical cancer; Endometrial cancer

Dr. Tamara Rial Rebullido    

International Hypopressive & Physical Therapy Institute, Vigo, Spain

Interests:  Pelvic floor muscle training; Exercise and pregnancy; Pediatric female athlete; Urinary incontinence; Hypopressive exercise

Dr. Leonel Varela Cagetti    

Department of Radiation Oncology, Institut Paoli-Calmettes, Marseille, France

Interests:  Brachytherapy; Cervical cancer; Endometrial cancer; Vulvar cancer; External beam radiation therapy; Radiochemotherapy; Image guided adaptive brachytherapy; Stereotactic body radiation therapy

Assistant Professor Julie Whittington, MD, FACOG    

Department of OB/GYN, MFM Division, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, 620 John Paul Jones Circle, Portsmouth, VA, 23321, USA

Interests:  Telemedicine in obstetrics; Abnormally invasive placentation; Simulation/education; Amniotic fluid; Fetal neurodevelopment; Diabetes in pregnancy

Dr. Indrajit Chowdhury    

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Science Research Program, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive Southwest, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA

Interests:  Folliculogenesisis; Steroid and hormone action; Uterine abnormalities; Endometriosis

Professor George L. Adonakis    

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Patras, Patras, Greece

Interests:  Reproductive Medicine; PCOS; Gynecology

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