Professor Bart CJM Fauser, M.D., Ph.D. Chair Department of Reproductive Medicine & Gynecology, and Head Division of Woman & Baby, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands (since 2004). Saal van Zwanenberg Professor, Center of Reproductive Medicine, Free University, Brussels, Belgium (since 2003). Former Professor, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (1996-2003), visiting Professor, Stanford School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA (1993-1995) and Fulbright post-doctoral Scholar, University of California, San Diego, California (1987-1988). Editor-in-Chief ‘Human Reproduction Update’ 2001-2007 (impact factor 6.79; No 1 in Ob/Gyn) and textbook Molecular Biology in Reproductive Medicine. Former chair ESHRE Special Interest Group Reproductive Endocrinology. Published around 350 international peer reviewed papers and bookchapters, and presented over 200 invited lectures at international meetings. Wide coverage in national and international news media. Major research interest; pathophysiology of human ovarian function.