To make a meaningful and active platform within ISSM where young researchers will collaborate on research beneficial to ISSM and to create a network for young investigators within Sexual Medicine.
The ISSM Young Researchers Committee is responsible for the following programs/ initiatives:
To develop research projects as much international as possible with a broad vision that will meet the requirements for publication in journals.
Andrea Salonia MD, PHD, FECSM, is a Full Professor of Urology and the Dean of the studies of the International Medical Doctor Program at University Vita- Salute San Raffaele, Milan
Italy. Likewise, Andrea Salonia is the Head of the Sexual and Reproductive Medicine Program at the academic Unit of Urology and the Director of URI- Urological Research
Institute of the IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele in Milan, Italy. Andrea Salonia is the current Chairman of the EAU Guidelines panel on Male sexual and reproductive health.
Over the last decades, Andrea Salonia’s major research interests have been focused on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of men sexual and reproductive health, with a targeted translational approach.
Bruno Nascimento is a urologist specialized in sexual medicine from Sao Paulo, Brazil. He received his medical, surgical, and urological degree from the University of Sao Paulo and had the opportunity to do a fellowship in sexual medicine and andrology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (NY, USA) with Dr John P. Mulhall.
Grupo de Medicina Sexual - Divisão de Urologia da Faculdade de Medicina da USP
Membro do Centro de Medicina Sexual do Hospital Sírio- Libanês
Diretoria Associação Brasileira de Estudos em Medicina e Saúde Sexual (ABEMSS) - Biênio 2020- 2022
Fellowship Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY, USA
Edoardo Pozzi is a Urology resident from IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy. He obtained his Medical Degree from an entirely English-taught course at Vita-Salute San Raffaele University in Milan. He had the chance to attend, as a research fellow, the Andrology department at University College London hospital (UCLh), focusing his research on erectile dysfunction, Peyronie’s disease, male infertility and penile cancer. Thus, his main interests are male sexual dysfunctions, male infertility, penile cancer and testis cancer.
Helen L. Bernie
Dr Helen L. Bernie DO, MPH is a fellowship trained urologist and the Director of Sexual and Reproductive Medicine at Indiana University. She is also an Assistant Professor of Urology at the School of Medicine where she teaches the medical students. She completed her residency in Urology at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester NY, and went on to complete a two- year fellowship in Sexual and Reproductive Medicine at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY. She is passionate about men's health, cancer survivorship and fertility preservation. When she’s not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three boys.
Luca Boeri is a Urologist at the University of Milan. In November 2019 he started his PhD program in Clinical Research at University of Milan focusing on couple’s infertility, genetics, and immunology.
His specialty areas include sexual medicine, infertility, uro- oncology, and minimally invasive surgical techniques. He is an active member of the European Society for Sexual Medicine, and he is an Associate member of the EAU Guideline Panel on Sexual and Reproductive Health.
Borja Garcia- Gómez
Dr. Borja Garcia-Gómez am an urologist with a special interest in the field of sexual medicine, and particularly in Andrology, since he was a resident. He has been working in the field both in private and public sectors in Madrid, Spain, as part of the team of Javier Romero Otero. Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre is a large center and its Urology Department is formed by 17 urologist and 10 residents. His fields of expertise are the diagnosis and treatment of erectile dysfunction and Peyronie’s disease. He considers myself an expert performing doppler ultrasound, prothesis implantation and surgical management of Peyronie’s disease. He also has an interest in late onset hypogonadism, male infertility, urethral strictures and laser treatment for BPH.
My teaching experience includes an active involvement in the teaching program of the residents, and two years ago he has become a professor at CEU-San Pablo University. He also has participated in the development of a Master in Andrology of the Salamanca University, and he has currently a professor of the Master in Fertility developed by the Complutense University, both sited in Madrid. He has been the director of four end of degree projects, involving eight students of medicine, with great success.
Dr. Hisanori Taniguchi is a Medical Doctor who belongs to the Department of Urology and Andrology Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan. He is also a Doctor of Philosophy, works at Kansai Medical University Hospital. He was a visiting investigator at the Sexual and Reproductive program, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. His current focus of research and practice are on Erectile Dysfunction, Male Infertility, Artificial Urethral Sphincter Surgery, and Robotic Surgery.
Dr Filipe Neto graduated from Universidade Federal de Pernambuco Medical School in 2008. He completed his urology residency at Instituto de Medicina Integral Prof. Fernando Figueira – IMIP, and did a fellowship in andrology and reproductive medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College - New York in 2015/16. He works in the private practice and is the coordinator of the Andrology service at Instituto de Medicina Integral Prof. Fernando Figueira. Furthermore, he is member of the American Urological Association, International Society of Sexual Medicine, America Society of Reproductive Medicine, Society for Male Reproduction and Urology, and Sociedade Brasileira de Urologia. Dr Neto's primary research areas are male infertility, microsurgery, sexual medicine and human reproduction.
Jose Flores Martinez
Dr. Mounir Jamali is Doctor of General Medicine since2014 from the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy in Rabat, Morocco, practicing general medicine for 4 years before starting his urology residency at Mohammed V Military Hospital in Rabat.
Participated in numerous research projects within the Department, publishing many articles and works related to urology, andrology, and infertility.
Choosing the subspecialty of Andrology, Sexology, and Infertility, obtaining a diploma in Reproductive Biology from the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of Casablanca in 2022.
Set up an Andrology and Sexology Unit within the service, providing consultations and follow-up of patients.
Member of the International Society of Sexual Medicine since 2022
Member of the Global Forum of Andrology
Member of the Francophone Society of Andrology
Angelika Kolomanska is a lecturer, psychologist, who holds a master’s degrees in psychology.
She is part of the Department of Psychology and the Clinic of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Warsaw, Poland. She has special interests in compulsive sexual behaviour disorder.
In her private practice, she works with adults in individual and couples therapy. She conducts therapeutic sessions – her services have been used by many people, gaining the knowledge and tools needed to achieve the intended personal and professional results and solving emotional and behavioral problems.
As a nationally cognitive behavioral therapist and clinical sexologist, she has expertise and experience working with a wide range of sexual and relationship issues.
Her practice includes clients who are dealing with sexual dysfunction & disorders. Her therapeutic approach is active and practical, and she likes to work collaboratively with clients. She provides support and practical feedback to help patients resolve current problems and long-standing patterns.
Flavio Machado de Oliviera
Dr Flavio Machado has been working in the field of Male Sexual Health for almost 10 years. He is clinical director of Instituto Homem and President of the Brazilian Association of Male Sexual Health. He trained more than 20 doctors and is a writer with renowned books in Brazil.
Nahid Punjani, M.D., M.P.H., is a urologist with fellowship training in male infertility and men's health.
He attended McGill University in Canada for his Bachelor's of Science degree followed by a Post-Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research. He completed his medical school at the University of Ottawa in Canada, followed by his Urology residency at Western University in Canada. During his residency he concurrently completed a Master of Public Health Degree in Clinical Epidemiology from Harvard University. He then completed a fellowship in Male Reproductive and Sexual Medicine at Weill Cornell and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. During this time he also started his Doctor of Public Health Degree in Epidemiology at Columbia University in New York which he is currently completing.
He currently works as a Men's Health and Infertility Specialist at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona, and hold an adjunct position at Arizona State University.
Matthew Megson is a Urology registrar in the UK. Graduating from the University of Warwick in 2012, going on to gain his higher surgical training number in the Welsh Deanery in 2018. He is currently working toward his Doctor of Philosophy from Anglia Ruskin University entitled “the pathophysiology of Peyronie’s disease following radical prostatectomy” whilst working at University College London Hospital. His primary research areas include Peyronie’s disease, erectile dysfunction and male infertility.
Dr Paolo Capogrosso is a staff Urologist & Andrologist at Circolo & Macchi Foundation
Hospital in Varese, Italy and he has achieved the National Scientific Abilitation for
Associate Professor of Urology. He is the chair of the Male Sexual Dysfunctions group of the scientific committee of the European Society of Sexual Medicine (ESSM) and he is a panel member of the guidelines panel on Sexual & Reproductive Health of European Association of Urology (EAU).
Traian Roman is a certified psychotherapist by the Romanian College of Psychologists and has great interest in psycho-sexology. Providing the fact, the fields of sexology, sexual medicine and even more, psycho-sexology are definitely underdeveloped in Romania and similar countries, promotion of this specialty among professionals comes to be of special interest for him.
He holds a bachelor's degree in economy and a bachelor's degree in psychology both from Babes-Bolyai University (Cluj-Napoca, Romania). He works in private practice and is pursuing a master's degree in psychosomatic medicine at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy (Cluj-Napoca, Romania).
Traian Roman has taken part in numerous activities in the field of psychology and followed many Romanian and foreign associations’ programs in the field of psychotherapy.
He is president of the non-profit organization Progres & Protect (Alba, Romania), Member of the Board of Romanian Associations of Psychotherapy through Relaxation and Symbols, and Member of ESSM.
Haocheng (Lambert) Lin