Daniel Mataró, MD PhD, Assistant Manager in CIRH

Dr. Mataró completed a degree in MedicineInternship and Residency in Gynecology and Obstetrics in 1998 and in 2006 he obtained a PhD with a thesis centred on the impact of human immunodeficiency virus infection on in vitro fertilization results. He has been practising gynecology in several public hospitals for the last 20 years, as well as practising the subspecialty of reproductive medicine in Clinica EUGIN, Barcelona, from 1999 to 2017. He is the reference clinician for complex viral cases, a position that he continues to hold in his current clinic (CIRH). He has taken part in research projects such as Endometrial receptivity in HIV infected women receiving oocyte donationHe has participated in numerous courses and congresses and has been published in national and international publications.

Karinna Lattes, MD Scientific Coordinator

Karinna graduated from medical school in 2002, before obtaining a Master’s Degree in Physiology in 2005. In 2010 she completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and obtained a Master’s Degree in Human Reproductive Medicine in 2012. She is currently working on her doctoral thesis. Karinna joined CIRH as a reproductive endocrinology/infertility consultant and Scientific Coordinator, where she treats hundreds of patients with fertility problems every year and is also in charge of coordinating/supervising research activity.

Aïda Pujol Masana, MS, PhD, Deputy director of CIRH Laboratories

Dr. Pujol obtained her PhD in Cellular Biology from Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB) in 2005 with a thesis on numerical and structural chromosomal abnormalities in preimplantation cytogenetic analysis. She also holds a MS in Reproductive Biology and Assisted Reproduction Techniques and is a Senior Embryologist (ESHRE). Dr. Pujol has published multiple articles in high ranking journals and actively participates in research and education.

Rafael Lafuente, PhD

Dr. Lafuente has a degree in Biology and has worked at CIRH for over 20 years, where he is currently Head of the Andrology Lab. He has participated in numerous courses and congresses and has published in national and international scientific journals. His main interest is how to select the best spermatozoa in order to maximize reproductive success of ART patients.

Agustina Alessandroni, PhD student

Agustina received her BSc degree in Biomedical Sciences at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona (UAB) in 2014. She completed her master’s degree at the UAB in 2016. Under the co-direction of Prof. M. López-Bejar of the UAB she is currently working on her PhD degree at CIRH focusing on the role of extracellular vesicles in human reproduction.