Eberhard Nieschlag, MD, FRCP, PhD

University of Muenster
Center of Reproductive Medicine and Andrology

Biographical Sketch:
Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Dr.h.c. Eberhard Nieschlag FRCP is a specialist in internal medicine, endocrinology and andrology. After medical training at universities in Germany and research at University College London, MRC Unit for Reproductive Endocrinology in Edinburgh and NIH Reproduction Research Branch in Bethesda, MD under Mortimer.B. Lipsett, he became director of the Max-Planck Clinical Research Unit for Reproductive Medicine in Muenster from 1980 to 1988 followed by the directorship of the Institute of Reproductive Medicine at the University of Muenster until 2008. In 2013 he became an advisor to the Center of Excellence in Genomic Medicine Research at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. His clinical and research activities concentrate on reproductive endocrinology and andrology, especially treatment of infertility, testosterone substitution, the aging male and hormonal male contraception. . He has authored and co-authored more than 800 scientific papers. The textbooks in andrology (3rd ed 2010 Springer) and on testosterone (4th ed 2012 Cambridge University Press) are standards in the field. Prof. Nieschlag has been president of the German Society of Endocrinology, the German Society of Andrology, the German the Society of Reproductive Medicine, the International Society of Andrology and the European Academy of Andrology. From 2007 to 2011 he was president of the European Society of Endocrinology. He has received several prestigious scientific awards and is an honorary member of the German and Polish Societies of Endocrinology, as well as the German Societies of Andrology and Urology. In 2006 he received a “Dr. honoris causa” from the Medical University of Łódź, Poland. In 2007 he became a “Distinguished Andrologist” of the American Society of Andrology, in 2008 he was awarded the German Federal Cross of Merit and, in 2012, the Berthold-Medal of the German Society of Endocrinology. Homepage: www.nieschlag.de
Papers:
CTS1 The Medical and Cultural History of Testosterone and the Testes
OR36 Regulatory Mechanisms in Testicular Cells
PP36 Male Germ Cells: Translational Studies