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Rita Vassena

Rita Vassena MSc, PhD, DVM

Biotechnology, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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Dr. Vassena has an extensive professional and publication record in the field of reproduction. A University of Milan graduate, she has long been interested in issues of oocyte quality and preimplantation developmental competence. She has carried out research both at the Fels Institute for Cancer Research in Philadelphia and at the Center for Regenerative Medicine in Barcelona on issues of pluripotency and chromatin remodeling. She is the General Scientific Director of the Grupo EUGIN, is an Associate Professor at the University of Barcelona, and serves on the Executive Committee of the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE).

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