Professor Lois Salamonsen

Professor Lois Salamonsen

Lois Salamonsen

Elected in 2017

Short citation at year of election

Lois Salamonsen is internationally recognised for her transformative contributions to human fertility/infertility related to the uterus (womb). Her work addresses immense global challenges and is delivering new translational concepts to alleviate uterine infertility without IVF, for a proportion of the 17% of infertile couples world-wide. Salamonsen’s work has also pioneered new approaches to developing non-hormonal contraceptives and increasing the acceptability of existing long acting contraceptives, which are urgently needed to stem world population growth and hence alleviate poverty.

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