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Dr. Marisa López-Teijón

Embryo Adoption across Borders

In 2004, Institut Marquès launched the first Embryo Adoption Programme in the world. We set it up to give a chance of life to the embryos frozen in our centre. This initiative takes in embryos from young, healthy couples who successfully completed their IVF cycle and entrusted the clinic with the future of those...

Ovarian Rejuvenation

 The current delay of motherhood implies that many women find themselves with a diminished ovarian reserve that limits the possibilities of achieving a pregnancy with their own oocytes. When the ovarian age is over 43 years old or when the anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) is very low, few eggs are obtained when the ovarian puncture...

Having a baby in a pandemic

I have had the honour of being one of those selected by Objetivo Bienestar magazine as one of the women who have made the greatest contribution to women’s health and wellbeing this year. I have been distinguished for the advances and innovation in Assisted Reproduction and I have been able to share with the...

Endometriosis and Infertility

Endometriosis is an enigmatic disease. Its origin, its development, its symptoms and its consequences constantly surprise us. There are congresses dedicated to it and colleagues argue, for example, about the cause. They have been doing so for years and I believe that they cannot agree because they are all right. Let me explain: The...

Covid-19 and Male Fertility

Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have seen publications of all kinds about COVID and its effect on the quality of semen: that it may cause the fragmentation of sperm DNA, that it may be that the inflammation of the testicles is a symptom of the disease, etc. We have also read that...