Experts

Prof. Jacques Buvat

Prof. Jacques Buvat

Director of the Centre d’Etude et de Traitement de la Pathologie et de l’Appareil Reproducteur et de la Psychosomatique (CETPARP), Lille (France). He has supervised and conducted research activities into sexual dysfunctions, especially related to erectile dysfunction, andrology, infertility, and in vitro fertilization, and written more than 200 papers in peer-reviewed journals, or chapters in books.

Dr. Ian Eardley

Dr. Ian Eardley

Consultant urologist in St James’s Hospital in Leeds (UK) and in Spire Leeds Hospital. Dr. Eardley has authored or co-authored seven urological textbooks, and his research has included work on the quality of life after penectomy, urinary tract infection and sexual dysfunctions. Member of the British Association Urological Surgeons (BAUS), the International Continence Society (ICS), the European Society of Sexual Medicine (ESSM), he is Chairman of the Multidisciplinary Joint Committee on Sexual Medicine (MJCSM).

Prof. Dimitrios Hatzichristou

Prof. Dimitrios Hatzichristou

Professor of Urology and Director of the Unit for the Study of Urological Diseases at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece). Dr. Hatzichristou organized and chaired the foundation meeting of the European Society for Sexual Medicine (ESSM) in 1995, serving as Secretary General, President Elect and President in subsequent years. He has also served as Chairman of the European Sexual Dysfunction Alliance (ESDA), a non-profit organization dedicated to patients’ awareness Europewide. He has been also a faculty member of the European School of Urology (ESU), founding member of the European Society of Andrological Urology (ESAU), member of the Executive Committee of the International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM), and the EAU Committee for the guidelines on erectile dysfunction. He serves as co-chairman of the Committee on “Diagnostics and Scales in Sexual Medicine” of the International Consultation in Sexual Medicine since 2004. He is the author of 20 book chapters in international books, as well as 104 review articles and peer-review papers.

Prof. François Giuliano

Prof. François Giuliano

Urologist, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Academic Raymond Poincaré Garches Hospital (France) and Professor of Therapeutics, University of Versailles – Saint Quentin en Yvelines (France). He has extensive experience in conducting clinical trials and is a recognised authority on the study of male functional urology and sexual medicine and is involved in the production of guidelines and care pathways. He has an active research laboratory which investigates the physiological mechanisms controlling ejaculation, erectile, female sexual, and lower urinary tract functions, with a particular interest in neural control. This research involves an integrated approach, using neuroanatomical, neurophysiological, biochemical, and pharmacological techniques. A member of many professional organizations, he is Vice Chairman of the International Consultation on Sexual Dysfunctions.

Prof. Alessandra Graziottin

Prof. Alessandra Graziottin

Currently Director of the Centre of Gynecology and Medical Sexology at the H. San Raffaele Resnati in Milan (Italy). Since 2008 she has been Founder and Chairman of the “Alessandra Graziottin Foundation for the cure and care of pain in women”. She has published: 15 scientific books (as author, co-author or editor); more than 70 chapters of scientific books, over 85 refereed papers and more than 240 proceeding contributions and non-refereed articles; 6 lay books and 6 educational booklets for women. She is also Vicepres. of the Italian Society of Psychosomatic Gynaecology and Obstetrics (SIPGO) and Member of the European Working Group of FSDeducation.eu, that develops CME certified educational material in the area of Female Sexual Dysfunction (FSD). She is currently member of the Ethics Committee of the International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM).

Prof. Emmanuele Jannini

Prof. Emmanuele Jannini

Professor of Endocrinology and Sexology at University of L’Aquila (Italy), where he is Coordinator of the School of Sexology (the first in Italy) and Chief of the Laboratory of Molecular Endocrinology and Sexology. The scientific activity of Prof. Jannini includes more than 100 full papers in peer-reviewed international journals. He is Chairman of the Scientific Board of the Italian Society of Andrology and Sexual Medicine; General Secretary of the Italian Society of Endocrinology; Member of the Standard Committee of the International Society for Sexual Medicine; Chairman of the Educational Committee of the European Academy of Andrology.

Prof. Chris McMahon

Prof. Chris McMahon

He is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney and the Director of the Australian Centre for Sexual Health in Sydney. Dr. McMahon is a committee Chairman for the WHO Second and Third International Consultation on Sexual Dysfunction (ICSD) and a Chairman of the International Society of Sexual Medicine (ISSM) medical and research standards committee. He has published over 60 original research papers and invited review articles in peer reviewed international medical journals, and 17 book chapters.

Prof. Vincenzo Mirone

Prof. Vincenzo Mirone

Professor of Urology, Director of the Postgraduate School in Urology at University “Federico II”, Naples (Italy) and Head of Urology Unit at A.O.P. “Federico II”. Chairman of the European Urological Scholarships Programme Office (E.A.U.), General Secretary of the Italian Society of Urology (S.I.U.), Chairman of the European Society of Andrological Urology (E.S.A.U.), Italian Delegate of the European Sexual Dysfunction Alliance (E.S.D.A.), Coordinator of the Educational and Strategic Planning Offi ce of the European Society of Sexual Medecine (ESSM). Author of more than 210 papers and chapters on Urological and Andrological subjects.

Prof. Ignacio Moncada

Prof. Ignacio Moncada

Head of Urology at La Zarzuela Hospital, Madrid and Chief of Andrology at Ruber Internacional Hospital, Madrid. He is President of the Spanish Association for Sexual Health and Member of the Standards Committee of the International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM). He is also on the EAU Guidelines Panel on Male Sexual Dysfunction and a member of the European Society for Sexual Medicine (ESSM), the European Urological Association (EUA) and the American Urological Association. Principal Investigator in over 30 clinical trials.

Prof. Francesco Montorsi

Prof. Francesco Montorsi

Professor of Urology at the University Vita Salute -San Raffaele in Milan (Italy), where he acts as Director of the Urology Research Institute (URI). Prof Montorsi has co-authored more than 660 articles in peer reviewed international scientific journals and is an active reviewer for several internationally known and cited scientific journals. He is member of the American Urological Association, the Sexual Medicine Society of North America, the European Association of Urology (EAU), the European Society for Sexual Medicine (ESSM), the International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM). Prof. Montorsi was Chairman of the EAU Congress held in Milan in March.

Prof. Hartmut Porst

Prof. Hartmut Porst

Associate Professor of Urology at the University of Bonn. President of the European Society of Sexual Medicine (ESSM) and Chairman of the Standards Committee for Sexual Medicine of the International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM). Member of the American Urological Association and of the European Association of Urology (EAU). Permanent reviewer activities for more than 10 medical journals and Principal or Lead Investigator in more than 73 clinical trials (Phase II to IV) in Sexual Medicine (men and women).