Seung-Yup Ku, M.D., Ph.D. is currently Professor at Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Seoul National University Hospital and Seoul National University. He received M.D. and Ph.D. at Seoul National University and worked as Post-doctoral fellow at Center for Reproductive Medicine and Infertility, Cornell University Weill Medical College in New York, USA. He has been an active member at SGI, ASRM, NAMS, ACAM, ISFP, termis, NYAS, and AOCOG, and served as Secretary General at KOSGE, KSRM, KSAR, etc. He has also served as reviewer of scientific abstract at SGI, ASRM and NAMS. He has patents in in vitro multifollicular cluster culture, composition for treating endometrial damage, human embryonic stem cell field, and received awards from KOFST, KSRM, KSO, and many others. He has been interviewed by Korean major newspapers and broadcasters dozens of times He has received numerous research grants in the field of infertility, reproductive medicine and stem cell research. He has published over 150 book chapters and papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals domestically and internationally.
Antonio Vaz de Macedo
Antonio Vaz de Macedo, MD, is currently the Head of the Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (HSCT) Unit at Hospital das Clínicas, UFMG, one of the major public hospitals in Brazil. He was previously an assistant professor at the Department of Diagnostic Workup, Faculty of Medicine, UFMG, where he gained his Master´s degree in Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine studying biomarkers in febrile neutropenia. From 2014 to 2015, he practiced both patient assistance and research at the Unité de Greffe et de Maladies du Sang du CHRU de Lille, France, and has ever since been increasingly involved in research, with an expanding network of collaborators in the fields of hematology, HSCT, and infection. He is also an editorial board member and reviewer of several medical journals. In 2017, he received a Clinical Research Scholar Award in recognition of his “outstanding performance and participation in Principles and Practice of Clinical Research 2017”, a long-distance training program of T.H. Chan Harvard School of Public Health.