LogixX Fertility sponsor’s symposium

Ralf Henkel

Male Oxidative stress and infertility: Implications, diagnostic and management Prof Ralf Henkel, Chief Scientific Advisor, LogixX Pharma

Ralf Henkel studied Biology and Chemistry at the University of Marburg, Germany, and obtained his PhD in 1990 on investigating the protein secretion of rabbit blastocysts during early pregnancy. Subsequently, he commenced working in Andrology in Giessen and Jena, Germany. Currently, he is Chief Scientific Advisor at LogixX Pharma, Theale, Reading, United Kingdom, and Visiting Reader in the Department of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction at Imperial College London, London, UK, Extraordinary Professor in Department of Medical Bioscience at the University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa, Honorary Professor at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru, and Adjunct Senior Scientist at the American Center for Reproductive Medicine, Cleveland Clinic. He published more than 200 research articles, 50 book chapters, 4 books, and supervised 75 postgraduate students (BSc Hons, MSc and PhD). Ralf Henkel is a B2-rated scientist with an h-index of 50. Ralf is also Associate Editor of Reproductive Sciences, Section Editor of Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology, and Editor-in-Chief of Andrologia. His special research interests are sperm functions, impact of oxidative stress on male fertility, sperm DNA fragmentation as well the effects of Traditional Medicine on male reproductive functions.