About this event

  • Date and time Tue 28 Mar 2023 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Pathology

Attend this meeting to gain an essential update on the scientific and practical approaches to today’s male fertility issues, enabling clinicians to raise awareness of this issue amongst colleagues and patients. 

This meeting will explore toxicology and hazardous compounds, obesogens and antioxidant effects and cover the major recent clinical and scientific breakthroughs from clinicians and researchers. There will also be talks on lifestyle effects on reproductive health and how to raise awareness of this problem, including engaging male awareness and the role of the fertility clinic.

By attending, you will:

  • Learn about the current issues affecting male fertility practice and related topics
  • Have an understanding of the challenges in male fertility 
  • Be made aware of real-world, practical information about lifestyle effects on male fertility, as well as the latest clinical data and expert opinions 
  • Gain a better understanding of the role of fertility clinics, explore their evolving use, and discuss how they may be integrated into standard care 

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Standard pricing available until 28 March 2023.


RSM Fellow RSM Retired Fellow RSM Associate RSM Trainee RSM Student
£24.00 £18.00 £18.00 £18.00 £12.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP / SAS Doctors AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£44.00 £33.00 £33.00 £22.00


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Welcome and introduction

Professor Maria de Lourdes Pereira, Associate Professor, University of Aveiro

Toxicology effects of hazardous compounds on the reproductive system

Professor Maria de Lourdes Pereira

Questions and answers
Obesogens and fertility

Professor Marco Alves, Assistant Professor, University of Porto

Questions and answers
Antioxidants and fertility

Professor Pedro Oliveira, Assistant Professor, University of Aveiro

Questions and answers
Lifestyle and reproductive health: What can we learn from research

Professor Margarida Fardilha, Assistant Professor, University of Aveiro

Questions and answers
Comfort break
Role of fertility clinic

Miss Shirin Khanjani, Consultant Gynaecologist, University College London Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Questions and answers
Male fertility awareness

Miss Pippa Sangster, Consultant Urological Surgeon and  Andrologist, Clinical Lead for Male Infertility and Honorary Associate Professor in Reproductive Health, University College London Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 

Questions and answers
Panel discussion
Close of meeting



Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. Late registrations will not be accepted. 


  • The agenda is subject to change at any time 
  • If the event is recorded, we are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. There is no guarantee that all sessions will be available after the event, this is at the presenters and RSM discretion. 
  • All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations. 
  • This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels. 
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