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M.D., Professor of Urology, Department of Urology at Rangueil college of Medicine, Toulouse, France
Eric Huyghe, M.D., Professor of Urology in the Department of Urology at Rangueil college of Medicine, Toulouse, France, is currently co-director of research unit UMR 1203 entitled DEFE (Development, Embryo, Fertility, Environment) jointly operated by INSERM, the University of Toulouse and the University of Montpellier.
Eric's major topics are male genital development and fertility, testis cancer, Peyronies’ disease and the genital impact of cancer treatment. He completed a PhD on reproduction after cancer in collaboration with the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston ( Dept of experimental radiations and Dept of Behavioral Science).
Eric is a member of the EORTC board on oncofertility and oncosexuality. He presently leads a program funded by France's Occitanie region to study the male genital tract and testicular organoids.
In teaching, he in charge of several national educational programs in sexology (Inter-University Diploma of Sexology, Inter-University Diploma of Study of Human Sexuality, Inter-University Diploma in Oncosexology). As a member of the French College of Urology, he is a member of the educational board of the French national teaching for Urology residents in Andrology and Medical and Biological Reproduction (FST MBDR-Andrology).
Eric is president of the French Committee of Andrology and Sexual Medicine from the French Association of Urology, and-president of the French College of Sexology and sexual health, and administrator of the French speaking Society of Sexual Medicine. He is involved in many organizing activities in the domain of male fertility and sexual health. The INCa notably asked him to coordinate the French Recommendations for "preservation after Cancer ".
Pascal Rischmann is Professor of Urology at Paul Sabatier University and a former Chairman of the Department of Urology, kidney transplantation and Andrology (1999-2016) at Rangueil University Hospital in Toulouse, France. He is also a former President of the Association Française d’Urologie (2007-2010). During his career, Professor Rischmann's main fields of activity have included: urinary incontinence, renal transplant and oncology.
More recently, he developed clinical research in the field of prostate diseases and their treatment: plasma energy for BPH endoscopic enucleation as well as Hifu and navigation in the treatment of localised prostate cancer. In 2002, he co-founded a research lab dedicated to preclinical development of new molecules in the field of urology, women’s health and oncology.
Professor Rischmann has published more than two hundred peer-reviewed articles and has addressed prominent national and international scientific societies. He is an active member of the Association Française d’Urologie, European Association of Urology, the European Society for UroTechnology, the American Urological Association and the French Academy of Surgery.
Xavier Gamé, MD, PhD, is professor of Urology at Paul Sabatier University and vice Chairman of the Department of Urology, Renal transplant and Andrology at Rangueil University Hospital in Toulouse, France. He is also General Secretary of the French Urological Association (AFU) since 2016.
Xavier's main topic is Neuro-Urology and functional urology, including male and female incontinence,Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Benign Prostate Hyperplasia. He is a former chairman of the national committee of Neuro-Urology. He has published more than 250 peer-reviewed articles.
M.D., Ph.D. – Cofounder of Urosphere