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brbigBruno Lunenfeld

MD, PhD, FRCOG, FACOG (hons), POGS (hons)

Bruno Lunenfeld is Professor Emeritus at the Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar-Ilan University, and Ramat Gan, Israel. He is General Secretary of The Asian-Pacific Initiative on Reproductive Endocrinology. He is President of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male, and Editor of The Aging Male, a journal devoted to men’s health and aging.
He graduated from the medical School in Geneva Switzerland. Following his post graduate work in Geneva he joined the Weitzman Institute as senior Scientist 1959 -1962, and from 1962-1995 was chairman of the Institute of Endocrinology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center and the WHO International Reference Center for Fertility Promoting Drugs. From 1984-1986 was Acting Chief Scientist Ministry of Health. He acted as a Consultant and member of Expert Committees at the World Health Organization for more than 25 years.
Professor Lunenfeld is best known for his pioneering work in humanreproduction. After describing the clinical use of hMG in men and women in 1960, his group was the first to achieve a pregnancy with hMG in 1961, demonstrated binding of hCG to LH receptors in theca cells in 1967 and were the first to induce ovulation followed by pregnancy with GnRH in an hMG-stimulated cycle in 1975. His research interests pertain to the physiology and pathology of male and female reproduction. These include stimulators, modulators and regulators of, spermatogenesis, spermiogenesis, folliculogenesis and ovulation,. His present research involves the mechanism of action of gonadotrophins, Kisspeptides, GnRH and growth factors on gene expression and steroidogenesis
At his initiative in1997 at the Royal Society of Medicine in London ISSAM was registered with the objective of promoting research , study and education on all matters relating to men health. The main goal of ISSAM was to allow men and women to age in health and dignity
He organized in collaboration with the World Health Organization the first, second and third world Congress of the aging male in Geneva ,and co- organized 11more such congresses.The last in 2014 year in Almaty (Khazastan).
He organized 9 symposia on GnRH analogues in cancer and reproduction, published more than 400 papers 19 books including a textbook on Male and Female Infertility and one of the “first textbooks on Men’s Health. He gave more than 700 invited lectures and chaired or co-chaired more than 300 sessions at national/international Meetings. He trained more than 200 local and foreign physicians and supervised more than 50 MD, MSC, and Ph.D. Students
Professor Lunenfeld has received several distinguished international awards for his scientific achievements, including the special recognition award of the United States Public Health Service for his outstanding contribution in the promotion of health from the Surgeon General (1983), the Verdienstkreuz 1 Klasse – one of Germany’s highest honours – signed by the President of Germany, Roman Herzog (1995), the Bertarelli Foundation Award for his lifetime achievements in women’s health (2002) and the World Fertility Awareness Month Lifetime Achievement Award (2005).
Professor Lunenfeld is honorary member of European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology( ESHRE), the International Federation of Fertility Societies (IFFS), German, Polish and Italian. Swiss Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics, German Endocrine Society of Reproduction, Austrian Society of Fertility and Sterility, and the Asian Society of Andrology.


kalinchenkoDr. Svetlana Kalinchenko

MD, PhD, professor, Chair of Endocrinology, People’s Friendship University of Russia, Scientific Director, Clinic of Professor Kalinchenko    (Moscow, Russia)

She graduated from I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, diploma with honors, in 1993, after that she passed residency and post graduates studies at Endocrinology Scientific Centre, where she started her medical career. Together with medical work in Endocrinology Scientific Centre, she also did a lot of researches and as a result defended first PhD and then Doctoral theses on the “Age Androgen Deficit: Clinical Picture, Diagnostics, Treatment”. This monograph turned out to be a sensation in the world of science and very quickly became a must-have book for andrologists. Professor Kalinchenko gives lectures in the most prestigious and famous medical organizations in Europe and all over the world. Kalinchenko S.J. is the author of more than 120 scientific publications, among them are 4 methodology textbooks for doctors, chapters in monographs “Adiposis”, “Gender correction in Trans-sexuality”, “Small Penis”. She is the author of four monographs: “Problems of Age Androgen Deficit in Men: Clinical Picture, Diagnostics, Treatment”, “Sexual Disorder in Men with diabetes”, “Trans-sexuality”, “Klinefelter syndrome” and a practice direction “Practical Andrology”. Kalinchenko S.J., as a practicing andrology, has worked out and patented a unique method to prevent androgen deficit by stimulating the body to produce more testosterone. In the past, there was only one way to compensate androgen deficit, which was by taking testosterone medicine. Now Dr. Kalinchenko’s method is used by andrologs all over the world. Dr. Kalinchenko is a practicing specialist with more than 15 years of experience in andrology, endocrinology, sexual pathology and is a member of several international medical organizations.


vornikBoris Vornyk

MD, PhD, professor, honored physician of Ukraine Republic, Chair of Sexology and Medical Psychology, The Kiev Center of Sexology, Andrology and Human Reproduction, Kiev, Ukraine

Graduated from Bogomolets National Medical University, he received classical education which was needed to become a sexual health specialist: basic training in sexual health, psychiatry, urology, endocrinology and psychotherapy. He has many time trained abroad in Hungary, the Netherland, Cambridge (the UK), Thailand and other countries. He had worked in the UN for about 15 years where he managed programs of sexual and reproduction health. He is an international expert in reproduction and sexual health. 
As a Professor of Sexual Health and Medical Psychology Faculty at HMPGA, he organizes training for students and doctors, does research and scientific work; he has written more than 10 books and about 200 articles in national and international professional journals. He is the author of “Sexopathology” textbook, author and editor of encyclopedia dictionary-guide “Sexology”, published by Belarus Encyclopedia. He has been the Chairman of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine Committee of Gender Correction since 1993. He has passed PhD defense on the topic: “Male Infertility in Chronic Prostatitis – Clinical Picture, Diagnostics, and Treatment”.
He is the President of the Euro-Asian Association of Sexology, Head of the Professional Unit “UKRMENCARE”, Member of the European Association for Sexual Health and other national and international scientific and professional units. He is a member of editorial boards at “Male Health”, “Andrology and sexual medicine”, “Medical Psychology”. He takes part in numerous national and international conferences on sexology, andrology and male health. He has worked out original diagnostic methods in treating sexual disorders and male infertility.


arverStefan Arver MD, PhD

Director Centre for Andrology and Sexual Medicine, Ka University Hospital and Dept of Medicine, KarolinskaInstitutet, Stockholm, Sweden.
Stefan Arver is an endocrinologist by training and has a background in reproductive physiology. Graduated from KarolinskaInstitutet in 1981 and defended his thesis in 1982 on male reproductive physiology. Stefan Arver has developed clinical andrology and sexual medicine in parallel with research programs covering these areas. He has been appointed as guest professor at UCLA conducting studies related to basic science on androgen action and the role of androgen replacement in HIV infected men. During the 90-ties he was involved in development of a novel transdermal system for physiological testosterone replacement therapy and its clinical use.
Stefan Arver has been invited speaker to a wide range of Universities and conferences and is also a member of the EAU guidelines committee on male hypogonadism and has organized educational programs and lecture series to GP:s and other health care providers and specialists in order to promote knowledge in treatment of male hypogonadism, sexual dysfunction and gender dysphoria.


vorslovLeonid Vorslov

MD, PhD, professor, Chair of Endocrinology, People’s Friendship University of Russia (Moscow, Russia).

He was born on December 23, 1966 in Moscow into the family of a military man and a doctor. After finishing school he entered Kalinin State University, Chemical-Biological Department. After the 1styear he was drafted into forces and after dismission, left the university and entered I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Institute, the 1st department of general medicine in 1987. 1993 after graduating from institute, by that time the name had been changed for Moscow Medical Academy, he started residency in cardiology at academic center of the medical center at the Department of Presidential Affairs. From 1995 to 2003 he worked as a cardio-resuscitator at the division of emergency cardiology of the 51st city clinical hospital.
From 2003 to 2011 he worked at surgery department of Endocrinology Scientific Center as a senior associate. Since 2011 he has been Head of the Medical Department at Professor Kalinchenko Clinic. Since 2012 he has been a professor of Endocrinology Faculty at FPPOV MW PFUR. He has passed various courses in different spheres, such as neuro-endocrinology, diabetology, certificate course on social health and health care organizing, has defended a thesis on the topic: “Interconnection between Testosterone Level Lowering and Disorder of Lipid Metabolism in Men with Ischemic Heart Disease”. Spheres of scientific interests: pathophysiological mechanisms of development, age associated diseases, development of complex approaches to prophylactics and correction.


gurievaIrina Gureva

Head of department of Endocrinology, Federal Bureau of Medical and Social Expertise for people with disabilities, professor of department of Endocrinology and Diabetology, Russian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education. She was trained in diabetic foot in University Clinic of Geneva, Manchester Royal Infirmary and University of Virginia (rehabilitation and technology). She is a Director of “Diabetes Foot Centre” of “International Diabetes Programm” scince 1991, she is a national representative in International Working Group of Diabetic Foot. She was elected as Council Member of European Association for the study of Diabetes (EASD) (2003-2007) and as Committee Member of Diabetic Foot Study Group of EASD (DFSG) (2001-2008). Fields of research interests: diabetic foot, diabetic sensory-motor and autonomic neuropathy, diabetic complications. She is reviewer of Diabetes Medicine (UK), Diabetes Science and Technology (US), member of editorial board of Diabetic Foot Journal (UK). She organized several International Diabetic Foot meetings (2005, 2008, 2011) and 1st Postgraduate Course in Diabetes for EASD (2007) in Russia.

She participated in several polar expedition, head of biomedical research program of women expedition in Antarctica in 1988-89


Beloveshkin-2Beloveshkin, Andrey

Candidate of Medical Science (Minsk, Republic of Belarus)

Physician (since 2008), Ph.D. (Medicine) (2013), worked as a professorof medical university (2009-2014).

Author and facilitator of training workshops on health resources that all together form the “School of Health” the purpose of which is to provide scientifically proven, clear and practical knowledge on health issues to any person, teach people to take care of themselves and to make correct decisions applying simple and available ways.

Provides consultations on various aspects of healthy lifestyle and prevention of diseases and also on developing projects and technologies (including IT-technologies) associated with healthy lifestyle.

Operates an educational blog on healthy lifestyle beloveshkin.com, nutrition expert in TV program Zdorovye, author of 47 scientific publications (and a monograph) and also several articles in popular mass media (Cosmopolitan, Malyshok, Onliner, TUT.by, AiF etc.), TEDx-speaker. Operates the Blog Therapy column in Republic, and Primary Care Doctorcolumnatdev.by portal, etc.

Area of expertise: effective strategies for strengthening and preserving individual health, scientific studies, instruction in health culture.


mshalayaMskhalaya, George Zhiulievich

Endocrinologist, andrologist, European Medical Center, academic secretary of ISSAM (Moscow)

Graduated from Moscow Medical Academy, took a medical residency course in general endocrinology at FSBI (Federal State Budget-funded Institution), National Medical Research Center of Endocrinology under the auspices of Ministry of Health of the RF.
Specializes in andrology at the Andrology Department, supervised by Kalinchenko, S. Yu., Prof., MD.
Academic secretary of ISSAM (International Society for the Study of the Aging of Men).
Coauthor of international recommendations for treatment of androgenic deficiency (hypogonadism) in men issued by ISSAM

Member of the International Expert Council for Treatment of Testosterone Deficiency in Men (DOI: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2016.04.007)
Since 2011 his area of expertise includes preparation of patients with poor ovarian response to pregnancy; developed a protocol for managing such patients. The results of his studies were presented many times in viva-voce reports at the American Society of Endocrinology (ENDO, 2015, San-Diego, USA), European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE, 2017, Geneva, Switzerland), Asia-Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE, 2018, Taipei, Taiwan), Russian Association of Human Reproduction (RAHR, 2016, Moscow), International Congress on Reproductive medicine (2018, Moscow).
Specializes in male infertility. Member of the research group which was the first in Russia to achieve healthy pregnancy and delivery in a patient with nonmosaic Klinefelter's syndrome (47, XXY). The results of his studies of the most serious patient group with non-obstructive azoospermia were presented many times at Congresses of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and American Endocrine Society (ENDO).
Author of more than 50 scientific works published in international and Russian scientific journals.


tishovaYuliya Tishova

MD, PhD, associate professor, Chair of Endocrinology, People’s Friendship University of Russia (Moscow, Russia)

Associate Professor at Endocrinology Faculty at ATF HW PFUR. Practicing endocrinologist-andrologist. Member of the International Society for the Study of Aging Male (ISSAM), European Society of Endocrinologists (ESE). 
In 2003 she graduated from I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, diploma with honors. In 2005 completed residency at Endocrinology Scientific Center (Moscow). Together with medical work in Endocrinology Scientific Centre, she also research work and as a result defended PhD on the topic: “Part of Hypogenitalism Correction in Metabolic Syndrome Treatment in Men” (2009). She is the author of more than 80 scientific works.


kochnevaKochnevaElena Vladimirovna

Candidate of Medical Science, oncology specialist (mammologist), endocrine surgeon, physician-specialist in ultrasonic diagnosis, D-doctor

Graduated from Chelyabinsk State Medical Academy, specialty: General Medicine

In 2006 she passed Ph.D. defense on the topic: “Study of clinical efficiency of photodynamic therapy using Radachlorine in patients with malignant tumors”

Specializes in modern methods of examination and treatment of mammary gland and thyroid diseases.

Qualified to perform fine needle and core needle biopsy of mammary gland neoplasms, low-invasive treatment of breast and thyroid gland benign diseases.

Performs ablation of benign skin neoplasms (papillomas, nevi) using modern surgical laser technique.

Skilled in methods of general surgeries, surgeries on mammary and thyroid glands.

Performs ultrasonic diagnosis for diseases of abdominal cavity organs, kidneys, pelvic organs, mammary and thyroid glands.

Author of more than 60 scientific publications.


gilenko3Dr. Marina Ivanovna ZHILENKO

Chief of Gynecology Department of “Clinic Professor Kalinchenko“, training base of the Department of Endocrinology of the Russian University of Friendship of Peoples.

Graduated from Tver State Medical Academy, Russia. Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and author of 68 scientific articles in various fields of obstetrics and gynecology, guidelines, patents; monograph “Reproductive Health of Women and Their Offspring in Regions with Radioactive Contamination.


gusakova2Darya Gusakova

MD, research associate, Scientific Research Institute of Urology and Interventional Radiology.(Moscow, Russia).

Member of theEuropean Association of Urology(EAU),the International Societyfor the Study ofagingin men(ISSAM), Endocrine Society (ENDO),Russian Society"Men's Health". In 2005she graduated from theRussian State Medical University. From 2005 to 2007, she was trained in clinical internship on the basis of Endocrinology Research Center (Moscow). She is a certifiedspecialist inclinical trialsinternationally, directlyparticipated in theclinical studiesof efficacy and safetyof a number ofpharmacological agentsused inandrologypractice(including research on standardGCP).Author of over40publicationsin the leadingRussianand internationaljournals.She is among theco-authorof publicationsin the monograph "Klinefelter Syndrome. A practical guidefor physicians."


ShihEvgenia Valeryevna Shikh

Director of the Vocational Education Institute, Professor of the Clinical Pharmacology and Propedeutics of Internal Diseases Department at the State Budget-funded Educational Institution for Higher Vocational Education, First Moscow State Medical University named after I.M. Sechenov of MoH of Russia, Doctor of Medicine (2002), Professor in the specialty of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology (2006).

In 1987, she graduated from the First Moscow Medical Institute named after I.M. Sechenov. From 1987 to 1989, she trained at the clinical residency and from 1989 to 1992 was a postgraduate student in Clinical Pharmacology at the Department of Clinical Pharmacology under the guidance of V.G. Kukes, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

In 1992, she received her doctorate for the degree of PhD in medicine on the theme “The effect of food on pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of some cardiotropic drugs” and in 2002 presented a thesis for the degree of Doctor of Medicine on the theme “The vitamin status and its recovery by means of pharmacologic correction using vitamin drugs”.

Since 1992, she had been working at the Institute of Conventional Therapeutic Methods of MoH of the RF, which in 1995 was renamed into the Scientific Center for Expert Examination of Products for Medical Use. She built up her carrier from a research associate to the Head of the of Drugs Monitoring Department at the Institute of Clinical Pharmacology of the Federal State Budget-funded Institution, Scientific Center for Expert Examination of Products for Medical Use. From 2008 to 2013, E.V. Shikh was the Dean of the Faculty for Postgraduate Vocational Education of Physicians; since 2013 till now, she has been the Director of the Vocational Education Institute at the State Budget-funded Educational Institution for Higher Vocational Education, First Moscow State Medical University named after I.M. Sechenov. Since 2001 up to this day, she has been a Professor at the Clinical Pharmacology and Propedeutics of Internal Diseases Department of the First Moscow State Medical University named after I.M. Sechenov. Shikh E.V. is the leading research worker of the Department of Personalized Medicine and Clinical Pharmacogenetics at the Center of Clinical Pharmacology of the Federal State Budget-funded Institution Scientific Center for Expert Examination of Products for Medical Use of MoH of Russia.


shevchenkoOles Vyacheslavovich Shevchenko

research associate of the Prevention Department at Federal State Budget-funded Institution Research Institute of Dentistry and Maxillofacial Surgery, Vice-President of the Dental Hygienists Professional Society, Chairman of the Prevention section in the Dental Association of Russia