Anne Van Langendonckt
Anne Van Langendonckt earned her M.S. degree in biochemistry in 1986 and obtained her Ph.D. degree in embryology at the Department of Molecular Biology of the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium) in 1992. In 1999, she joined the Gynecology Department of the Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium), where she has served as Laboratory Director conducting basic research projects on ovarian tissue cryopreservation, testicular tissue cryopreservation, and endometriosis since then. In 2004, she had the opportunity to spend one year as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Gynecology Department at the “Academisch Ziekenhuis Maastricht.” She actively contributed to the development of original in vitro and in vivo experimental models aiming at elucidating molecular mechanisms underlying endometriosis. She focused her research activities on endometriosis-related inflammatory and angiogenic processes, with special interest in iron-mediated mechanisms. She has written more than 100 peer-reviewed international publications in the field of reproductive biology. From 2008 to 2011, she was Associate Editor for Human Reproduction and regularly contributes as Reviewer for a number of reproductive journals. In 2013, she joined the Fertility Clinic, Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology, Hôpital Erasme, Université Libre de Bruxelles as IVF Laboratory Director.
Biography Updated on 22 August 2013