Joint statement on the potential impacts of the proposed In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Regulation 2012/0267(COD) and amendments on genetic testing provision, signed amoungst others, by ourselves and our sister association, ACE.
Shirley Moses and her team at East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust have achieved the Top Performer status for andrology motility and morphology interpretation in this year’s Gamete Expert scheme
In acknowledgement that clinical scientists and healthcare science practitioners make up only 5% of the healthcare workforce in the UK, but 80% of all diagnoses can be attributed to their work. The Academy for Healthcare Science has launched an equivalence process that leads to eligibility to apply to join and NHS recognised and support register.
We are delighted to announce that ABA Executive Committee member Sue Kenworthy has won the Academy for Healthcare Science award at the inaugural congress awards dinner on 8 December 2014.
The 10th Association of Biomedical Andrologists Conference and AGM is being held on the 21st May 2015, at the Leeds Marriott Hotel.
The Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues
and Organs (SaBTO) have released recommendations on the donation of starting
material for cell-based advanced therapies.
The Association has felt it necessary to publish a statement to clarify the ABA position and to settle confusion that some andrologists are still facing by using CASAs that are not fully validated.
Travel Grants are available to help ABA members with attending Andrology/Fertility related conferences. These are available to all ABA members, please download the form from the 'Minutes and Documents section'
A new application form for ABA training courses has been released
Basic Semen Analysis Course Monday 13th – Friday 17th April 2015 compliant with the new revision of the ESHRE syllabus for basic semen assessment and to the 5th edition of the WHO manual. Organised jointly by BAS, ESHRE and NAFA with Dr Lars Björndahl and Dr Jackson Kirkman-Brown as confirmed speakers.