Fabrizzio Horta Nunez


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PhD projects

-Oocyte DNA repair capacity -Sperm DNA damage -Idiopathic infertility -Non-invasive biomakers -Artificial intelligence in IVF


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Personal profile


Dr Fabrizzio Horta is a medical reproductive scientist who started his career as a research Andrologist. He has been involved in IVF as a clinical Andrologist and actively working in the field of IVF as clinical embryologist. He was the head of Andrology for 6 years and obtained experience in IVF in the most prestigious unit of reproductive medicine of South America; UMR, Clinica las Condes, Santiago, Chile. He has undertaken studies in Medical Science, Medicine, Master of Clinical Embryology and PhD studies at Monash University in Melbourne, fellowships in molecular and clinical Andrology as well as training in biomedical innovation and entrepreneurship. He has published several papers and book chapters mainly related to male infertility, presented in international conferences and currently developing research in male infertility, idiopathic infertility, biomarkers and non-invasive biomarkers of oocyte DNA repair, sperm DNA damage, sperm selection, IVF media culture and technology innovation in IVF. He currently works lecturing and developing research at the department of obstetrics and gynecology, Monash University where he already has completed supervision of research projects of more than 40 students up to date. He is actively developing research with graduate students under his supervision. Additionally, he also works developing clinical research at Monash IVF as a Clinical research embryologist.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD in translational research in Assisted Reproductive Technologies, MONASH UNIVERSITY


Master of Clinical Embryology, MONASH UNIVERSITY


Bachelor of Medical Technology (Honours) , Universidad de Chile


Research area keywords

  • IVF
  • Assisted Reproductive Technologies
  • Infertility
  • Andrology
  • Clinical Embryology
  • Reproductive genetics


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