Dr. Rocío Núñez Calonge

Dr. Rocío Núñez Calonge
PhD, MSc
Senior Embryologist

Educational background

  • Master's Degree in Bioethics
  • Senior Embryologist ASEBIR Asociación para el estudio de la Biología de la Reproducción)
  • Senior Embryologist by the ESHRE (European Society Human Reproduction and Embryology)
  • PhD (1991): Ureaplasma urealyticum en infertilidad masculina ("Cum laude" qualification) - Complutense University of Madrid.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biological Sciences from the Complutense University of Madrid

Professional experience

  • Scientific Director of Clínica Tambre. Quality Assurance Manager of Clínica Tambre. Secretary of Fundación Tambre. Secretary of Comité Ética Asistencial (2018)
  • Subdirector of Clínica Tambre (2008-2017)
  • Laboratory Director of Clínica Tambre (2000-2008)
  • Laboratory Director of Dr. Caballero Peregrín S.L (1998-2000)
  • Andrology Lab Manager at IVI Madrid (1996-1998)
  • Andrology Lab Manager, Reproduction Unit, Hospital Ramón y Cajal, Madrid (1989-1998)
  • Estancia con beca post-doctoral, emitida por el Center for Research on Reproduction and Women´s Health (Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Penssylvania Medical Center) de Filadelfia, USA (1991-1992)
  • Postdoctorate Internship by the Center for Research on Reproduction and Women's Health (Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center) of Philadelphia, USA (1991-1992)
  • Honors and awards

    • Member of the Scientific and Editorial Committees of the International and Sexual Reproductive Health Journal, edited by the Spanish Andrology Society (ASESA).
    • Member of the editorial committee of Revista Iberoamericana de Fertilidad.
    • Associate Editor of Journal about Reproductive Medicine and Embryology (Elsevier).
    • Vice-president of ASEBIR (2001-2005)
    • Vice-president of the Spanish Andrology Society (2005-2009)
    • Treasurer of the Spanish Andrology Society (2009-2013)
    • Member of the Spanish Fertility Society (SEF) (2008-2010)
    • Coordinator of Ethics and Good Clinical Practice group of the Spanish Fertility Society.
    • Member of the Ethics Committee of the Tambre Foundation
    • Certificate of Human Assisted Reproduction Specialist by the ESHRE.
    • Lecturer of Master's Degree in Human Assisted Reproduction by the Spanish Fertility Society and the Complutense University of Madrid
    • Lecturer of Master's Degree in Human Assisted Reproduction by the Miguel Hernández University.
    • Lecturer of Master's Degree in Human Assisted Reproduction by the University of Badajoz
    • Organization of VIII International Symposiums of Tambre Foundation, which took place at the Palacio de Congresos of Madrid back in 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 ,2014, 2016, and 2018.
    • International Counselor for Assisted Reproduction Centers (GEN Network, Merck Serono), since January 2012.

    Scientific community involvement

    1. Lipid Dysregulation in Seminal and Follicular Fluids could be Related with Male and Female Infertility. R. Núñez, Roman Kireev, A. Guijarro, S.Cortés, C. Andrés. P.Caballero. International Journal Endocrinology and Metabolism. Vol. 6, Issue 8, 2018.
    2. Antioxidant Gene Expression of Peroxiredoxin Decreases in Granulose Cells From Oocytes of Young Women with Low Ovarian Reserve. Rocío Núñez Calonge, et al. EMJ Reproductive Health 3.1 in August 2017.
    3. Ovocitos frescos vs Desvitrificados procedentes de una misma donación. Luna C1.; Cortes S1.; Guijarro A2.; Olaya E1.; Ortega L1.; López P1.; Núñez R1.Caballero P1.
Medicina Reproductiva y Embriología Clínica; Julio 2017.
    4. Problemas éticos en Reproducción Asistida. Rocío Núñez Calonge; Revista Iberoamericana de Fertilidad y Reproducción Humana ⁄ Vol. 34 nº 3 Julio-Agosto-Septiembre 2017.
    5. Impacto del estrés oxidativo en la dinámica de fragmentación del ADN espermático. Beatriz Rodríguez-Alonso, Carmen López-Fernández, Rocío Núñez-Calonge, Pedro Caballero, Jose Andrés Guijarro-Ponce, Manuel Martínez-Moya, Carolina Alonso, Beatriz Martín, Agustín García-Peiró, Jaime Gosálvez.Medicina Reproductiva y Embriología Clínica, Volume 3, Issue 3, December 2016, Pages 137–143.
    6. Are apoptosis and oxidative stress increased in cumulus and granulose cells from oocytes of young women with low ovarian reserve? Rocio Nuñez Calonge, Susana Cortes, Leonor Ortega, Lisa Rancan, Elena Vara, Pedro Caballero, Jesús Angel Fernández Tresguerres. Reproductive BioMedicine Online, 2016. Vol. 32, S1.
    7. Oxidative stress in follicular fluid of young women with low response compared with fertile oocyte donors. Reproductive Biomedicine Online. 32 - 4, pp. 446 - 456. Elsevier, 2016.Rocío Núñez Calonge; Susana Cortés Gallego; Luis Miguel Gutiérrez González; Roman Kireev; Elena Vara;Leonor Ortega López; Pedro Caballero Peregrín; Lisa Rancan; Jesús Fernández Tresguerres.
    8. Oxidative stress in follicular fluid of young women with low response compared with fertile oocyte donors. Reproductive Biomedicine Online. 32 - 4, pp. 446 - 456. Elsevier, 2016.

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