About the Congress

XV INTERNATIONAL ISSAM CONGRESS “CHRONIC HYPOXIA AS A CAUSE OF PREMATURE AGING. FROM LATE ONSET HYPOGONADISM TO DEPRESSION AND COGNITIVE DISORDERS

DISTINQUISHED COLLEAGUES!

On the calendar list of the most significant scientific international events, the Congress of the International Society for the Study of Aging Men (ISSAM) takes a unique position  both in terms of relevance and intensity of its scientific program, as well as the insights into of the most recent and advanced ideas and approaches to diagnostics and treatment.

It has become a tradition already that annually at the end of November over 300 specialists in the field of endocrinology, urology, andrology, sexology, gynecology, therapy, dietetics, neurology, cardiology, psychology, dermato-cosmetology, gerontology actively engaged in the matters of male and female health, hormone therapy and preventive medicine of the XXI-st century, from more than 10 countries come together to share their experiences and discuss the latest scientific achievements and discoveries.

In 2021 the traditional XV ISSAM Congress will take place from 29th of November to 1st of December, 2021. The Congress venue is Kaliningrad, the Radisson Blu Hotel. Besides, the Congress will be held in online format

We invited the most prominent Russian scientists, together with the leading foreign counterparts from the leading Universities, clinics and medical centers from the USA, Great Britain, Israel, Italy, Canada, Poland, Belgium, Germany and other countries to take part in the Congress.

During the Congress you will be able to visit the exhibition demonstrating the products produced by the leading Russian and foreign manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, medical equipment and diagnostic tools.

Both our Scientific Committee and organizers of the ISSAM Congress will be happy to welcome you and do their best to create an immersive experience in the world of fascinating professional multidisciplinary information and informal communication with the originators and proponents of anti-aging therapy ideas.

Official languages at the Congress:  English and Russian.

It is mandatory to register to participate in the Congress!

We are looking forward to meeting you and wish the most productive work!

Greeting by Bruno Lunenfeld
On behalf of ISSAM’s organizing committee I would like to welcome you to the 15th ISSAM congress it be held in November 29th – December 01 2021.

Organizers

International Society for Studying of the Aging Male (UK)

International Society for Studying of the Aging Male (UK)

The International Society for the Study of the Aging Male (ISSAM) was formed and incorporated in the United Kingdom in 1997 with the objective of promoting research, study and education on all matters relating to men’s health after the age of 30.
The Society aims to encourage physicians and other health-care professionals to understand male illness in the context of the aging process as a whole and to adopt a multi-disciplinary approach to caring for male patients. More specifically, the Society sets out to promote the concept of healthy aging.

http://www.issam.ch/

The Medical Institute of the Russian People’s Friendship University trains medical and pharmaceutical workers in all major specialties.

The main goal of the institute is the qualitative education of medical workers, innovative scientific activity and the introduction of its results in practical health care and education, the formation of high morality of students.

http://eng.rudn.ru/education/schools-and-departments/institutions/institute-of-medicine/

Prof Kalinchonko Clinic

Clinic of hormonal health and active longevity is the first conceptual clinic in Moscow, which specializes on male and female health issues. The official clinical base of the Endocrinology department of ATF MR PFUR.

Expert level doctors, complex multi-disciplined approach, unique methods of diagnostics and treatment, concilium consultations, confident help in the most difficult cases; these are the aspects which distinguish the clinic of male health and family life longevity from other private clinics in Russia. Today the clinic is a leading health institution specializing in endocrinology and andrology on a professional level. Patients are received by professors, doctors and candidates of medical science, leading specialists and experts in andrology, endocrinology, cardiology, genecology and other medical spheres. Each of them is not only a brilliant doctor, but is also actively involved in research work. The main clinic specialization is various male health problems. Our highly qualified specialists use the latest methods and medical approaches which help to provide help to patients with andrological, endocrinologic, gynecologic and other illnesses.

The head of the clinic is Svetlana Yuryevna Kalinchenko, Professor, Doctor of Medical Science, head of endocrinology department of ATF MW PFUR.

Moscow, Butyrskaya Street, Building 4, str. 2
+7 495 937- 3403
info@proandro.ru

http://www.proandro.ru/

With the support of

Immanuel Kant Baltic federal university

Immanuel Kant Baltic federal university

The University mission is to develop into a national leader in three interdisciplinary areas based on breakthrough achievements in biotechnologies and neurotechnologies; materials science and nanotechnology; information and communication technologies; to become a trendsetter in technology; to train internationally competitive professionals.

There are several interdisciplinary priorities within the three major research areas:

  • neurotechnologies;
  • genetic engineering;
  • marine microbiology;
  • nanomaterials;
  • applied engineering technologies;
  • fundamental mathematics and informatics;
  • information security.

The three interdisciplinary areas make it possible to integrate all competitive areas developing at the IKBFU as a classical university. Innovative results have been achieved in these areas.

https://eng.kantiana.ru/

Conference Headliners

Bruno Lunenfeld

Bruno 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.

Dr. Morgentaler

Dr. Morgentaler

the Director of Men’s Health Boston, is an Associate Clinical Professor of Urology at Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Dr. Morgentaler lectures nationally and internationally to teach physicians the latest information in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting men’s sexual and reproductive health. His areas of interest include hypogonadism (low testosterone), sexual dysfunction, male infertility, prostate disorders, vasectomy and microsurgical vasectomy reversal. Dr. Morgentaler is a regular contributor to television and radio shows addressing male issues, and has appeared on NBC Nightly News, CBS Evening News, CNN with Anderson Cooper, and The Connection on NPR. Dr. Morgentaler and his clinical work with testosterone were featured in The New Yorker, and his comments have been published in journals such as Newsweek and US News and World Report. He is the author of The Viagra Myth: The Surprising Impact on Love and Relationships, Male Body: A Physician’s Guide to What Every Man Should Know About His Sexual Health and Testosterone for Life: Recharge Your Vitality, Sex Drive, Muscle Mass, and Overall Health.

Dr. David Greenberg

Dr. David Greenberg

Lecturer at The University of Toronto, and is a member of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at St. Joseph’s Health Centre in Toronto

Over the past several years, Dr. Greenberg has developed a special interest in the area of Men’s Health. He has helped to develop and implement a number of educational initiatives for the public, Primary Care Physicians and Specialists. He was appointed as a director of The Canadian Society for the Study of the Aging Male in 2003. In February 2005, Dr. Greenberg acted as Scientific Chair for the first North American ISSAM/CSSAM meeting, and acted in an organizational role for both the 2007 meeting in Montreal, and the 2008 ISSAM meeting in the US. In April 2008, he took on the role as President of CSSAM and continues in this position today. In 2010 he initiated the process that led to his role of Editor of the Canadian Men’s Health Guidelines, part of the highly respected MUMS “ SalmonColoured Series.”  The Guidelines, which are to be published in 2015, have been reviewed to wide acclaim by experts and Primary Care providers alike. They are the foundation of what has come to be known as “ The Canadian Model” for the optimizing of Men’s Health Care. By being distributed to all Primary Care Practitioners in a country, the Guidelines will ensure that they will all have the basic knowledge and information required to care for the specific issues relating to Men’s Health. David was also recently appointed Director of The Canadian Men’s Health Foundation,  an NGO founded by Dr. Larry Goldenberg to promote the health of men of all ages across Canada.

Michael Zitzmann

Michael Zitzmann

Dr, professor, Internal Medicine / Endocrinology + Andrology, Diabetology, Sexual Medicine (FECSM), Clinical Andrology, Centre for Reproductive Medicine and Andrology, University Clinics Muenster (Muenster, Germany)

Professor Michael Zitzmann, born in 1964, is a high school teacher specialised the fields of endocrinology, diabetology, sexual medicine and andrology at the University Clinics of Muenster, Germany.
He is specialised in patient care regarding diabetes mellitus, thyroid disorders and problems of the pituitary gland. In addition, he is focusses on endocrinological andrology: boys with pubertal disorders up to older men with a variety of sexual and metabolic problems seek his advice.
Couples with fertility problems form a major part of the patient clientele, as well as men with chronic inherited hormone disorders requiring life-time attention, especially Klinefelter Syndrome.
Prof. Zitzmann has developed treatment programs for the induction of fertility in hypogonadal men. He is largely involved in the research of the interplay of genetics, hormones, psychological characteristics and metabolism/obesity.
He has received several international awards and grants in recognition of his work and is a member of international committees, journal editorial boards and is on the Educational Board of the European Association of Andrology and the German Adiposity Foundation.
He was recently elected Honorary Member of the Royal Society of Medicine of the United Kingdom.

Dr. Svetlana Kalinchenko

Dr. 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.

Stefan Arver

Stefan Arver

MD, PhD

Director Centre for Andrology and Sexual Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital and Dept of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.
Stefan Arver is an endocrinologist by training and has a background in reproductive physiology. Graduated from Karolinska Institutet 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 emn. 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.

Farid Saad

Farid Saad

worked for various pharmaceutical companies as specialist for reproductive endocrinology, pediatric endocrinology, andrology, endocrinology of male ageing, and hormonal male contraception in clinical development andrology, scientific and global medical affairs. He currently works for Bayer Pharma in Berlin, Germany. Farid Saad has authored and co-authored more than 120 peer-reviewed papers and more than 600 scientific abstracts. He received honorary professorships in clinical research and endocrinology at Gulf Medical University, Ajman, U.A.E., and at Men’s Health Reproduction Study Center, Hang Tuah University, Surabaya, Indonesia.

* Gulf Medical University School of Medicine, Ajman, United Arab Emirates

Aksam A. Yassin

Aksam A. Yassin

MD PhD EdD FEBU
Professor of Urology & Human Sexuality, Hamburg, Germany

YASSIN Aksam, MD, PhD, EdD, Fellow of the European Board of Urology, is running his Institute of Urology and Andrology in Norderstedt-Hamburg, Germany. He is serving as member of the German Exam Board for Urology, Andrology and Medical Oncology, and has got the competence and authority for conducting further education in these fields at his institute. His special interests are in the majors: Genital and Prostate diseases, Men ?s Health and sexual medicine for males and females.
Primary medical qualification with MD degree at Damascus University, Syria in 1980. 1986: certified by German Board for Urology. Thereafter PhD degree in medical sciences at Hamburg University where he is still affiliated with, especially in terms of T1/ T2 prostate cancer research.
In 1993 Professor Yassin moved to the University of Sarasota (today: Argosy University), Florida/USA where he worked for his doctoral degree in education which he achieved in 1996. Subsequently he was serving there as adjunct professor for Human Sexuality in the clinical psychology program as a visiting professor at the College of Behavioural Sciences for 4 years.
1990-1996: Visiting Professor for urology and sexual medicine at the Dubai Medical College for Girls in Dubai, UAE
Since 2000 Prof. Yassin is faculty member and full Professor of Urology at the Gulf Medical University School of Medicine, Ajman / UAE, and beside this task he ?s simultaneously serving as Vice President for Institutional Advancement.
Prof. Yassin organized more than 34 local and 31 international congresses. He actively takes part in several national and international conferences every year with numerous lectures of his main focus: andrology, prostate diseases and sexual medicine.
Since 2008, mentor and faculty instructor for Men ?s Health Curriculum in Master Degree Program for Preventive Medicine at Dresden International University, Germany. Since 2015 scientific dean of this faculty.
He wrote 4 books, published 66 original articles, contributed as co-author in another 66, and composed 7 chapters in 4 books.
Prof. Yassin is serving as reviewer for 10 journals relating to urology, andrology and endocrinology as well as Men ?s Health, and he is member of the editorial board of 5 journals.

Boris Vornyk

Boris 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.

Scientific Program

The Congress Scientific Program will be posted soon.
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