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PhD Theses

Prashant KadamSpermatogonial stem cell transplantation: co-transplantation of supporting cells; academic year 2018-2019 (PhD in Medical Sciences)

Elissavet NtemouExperimental approaches to improve immature testis tissue transplantation for fertility restoration; academic year 2018-2019 (PhD in Medical Sciences)

Jaime Onofre MezaTesticular cell freezing to preserve fertility in prepubertal boys undergoing gonadotoxic therapy; academic year 2018-2019 (PhD in Medical Sciences)

Yoni BaertIn vitro systems to restore male fertility following testicular tissue banking; academic year 2015-2016 (PhD in Medical Sciences)

Katrien FaesTranslation of fertility preservation techniques to the clinic; academic year 2015-2016 (PhD in Medical Sciences)

Dorien Van SaenIn search of the most efficient fertility preservation strategy for prepubertal boys; academic year 2011-2012 (PhD in Medical Sciences)

Liang NingSpermatogonial stem cells as a source for fertility preservation and regenerative medicine; academic year 2010-2011 (PhD in Medical Sciences)

Mieke GeensStrategies for fertility preservation and restoration in the male; academic year 2009-2010 (PhD in Medical Sciences)

Ellen GoossensTesticular stem cell transplantation in a mouse model: reproductive efficiency and safety; academic year 2005-2006 (PhD in Medical Sciences)

Master Theses

Lorna Marchandise, Optimization of murine testicular organoid culture for in-vitro spermatogenesis; academic year 2021-2022

Céline Devriendt, Characterization of testicular fibrosis in Klinefelter men and identification of spermatogonia-specific biomarkers; academic year 2021-2022

Julie KerckxThe influence of transgender therapy on the testicular environment; academic year 2020-2021 (Universiteit Antwerpen)

Mariella Obermeier, Differentiation of gene-manipulated spermatogonial stem cells in testicular organoid cultures; academic year 2020-2021

Pia Seßenhausen, Mechanisms of testicular fibrosis in Klinefelter Syndrome; academic year 2020-2021

Alicja HatamnejadInfertility in Klinefelter syndromeacademic year 2019-2020

Serafien DepoorterImpact of a testicular tissue biopsy procedure for fertility preservation on pubertal development of pre- and peripubertal boys needing gonadotoxic treatment; academic year 2019-2020

Antoine Beal & Louise LardeuxHistological study of testicular sections: evaluation of spermatogonial numbers in different pathologies; academic year 2018-2019 (Université Angers)

Gertjan VereeckeCharacterisation of testicular function and spermatogenesis in transgender women; academic year 2018-2019 (Universiteit Gent)

Clement AdamsCharacterization of germ cells in testicular tissue from transgenders; academic year 2018-2019 

Margo WillemsThe role of macrophages and mast cells in testicular fibrosis seen in Klinefelter men; academic year 2018-2019 

Melissa De HenauWhat is the impact of testicular tissue biopsy at young age on the pubertal and bone development of Klinefelter Syndrome patients?; academic year 2018-2019 

Chelsea CampsUnraveling the mechanisms of azoospermia in male cystinosis patients; academic year 2017-2018 

Selin Gündogan3D bioprinting of mouse testicular constructs; academic year 2017-2018 

Annelore Van Der KelenThe pubertal development of boys who underwent a testicular tissue biopsy at young age for fertility preservation; academic year 2017-2018 

Alexine MessiaenThe value of DNA integrity and oxidative stress in spermatozoa and their relation to the parameters of a standard semen analysis; academic year 2016-2017 

Irena GripshiInfluence of diseases and treatments on testiculat niche cells and extracellular matrix; academic year 2016-2017 

Elena Oriza CalvoProtein expression during testicular development; academic year 2014-2015 (University of Barcelona)

Charlotte RombautThe effect of unilateral orchidectomy and subsequent gonadotoxic treatment on the controlateral testis in prepubertal and adult rats; academic year 2014-2015 

Aude BrayeLong-term culture of human testicular cells: characterisation before optimization; academic year 2013-2014 

Jaime OnofreCryopreservation of testicular cell suspensions; academic year 2013-2014 (Université de Paris)

Javier Pino SanchezGene expression during testicular developement; academic year 2013-2014 (University of Barcelona)

Sara MotaEpigenetic modifications in the offspring after spermatogonial stem cell transplantation; academic year 2012-2013 (Lisbon University)

Delphine GroslambertTransplantation of spermatogonial stem cells and Sertoli cells; academic year 2012-2013 

Samuel Barak NgoeCharacterization of spermatogonial stem cells in culture; academic year 2011-2012 

Fatima Zzahra MoustaghfirEpigenetic modifications in two-cell embryos and in offspring obtained after spermatogonial stem cell transplantation; academic year 2011-2012 

Tugba BilgecEpigenetic modifications in germ cells after spermatogonial stem cell transplantation and intratesticular tissue grafting; academic year 2010-2011 

Yoni BaertCryopreservation and transplantation of human testis tissue; academic year 2009-2010 

Patricia de VosKaryotyping spermatozoa obtained after spermatogonial stem cell transplantation by microarrays; academic year 2008-2009 

Dorien Van SaenRegeneration of spermatogenesis after transplantation of testicular tissue, testicular cells and bone marrow to the testes of sterile mice; academic year 2006-2007

Katrien FaesCulture and transplantation of spermatogonial stem cells and testicular tissue; academic year 2005-2006 

Mieke GeensTransplantation of cryopreserved testicular stem cells; academic year 2004-2005 

Iris MathijsReducing the risk of malignant contamination in testicular stem cell transplantation; academic year 2003-2004 

Frederick BeirensCryopreservation and culture of human testicular cells; academic year 2000-2001 

An MichielsCryopreservation and transplantation of testicular stem cells in a mouse model; academic year 1999-2000 

Ellen GoossensCulture and transplantation of testicular stem cells in a mouse model; academic year 1999-2000