Since 1996, the Department of Growth and Reproduction has investigated the semen quality of young men from the general Danish population.
We are also responsible for teaching standardized methods for semen analysis in labs around the world.
In 2012, an overview of semen quality in Denmark over the last 15 years was published in BMJ Open. Data point to a disturbingly low, but slightly improving semen quality.
Read the scientific article here.
The currently ongoing projects listed below deals with aspects of male fertility and reproductive health:
- Investigation of semen quality in young Danish men
- Genetic reasons for male infertility
- Does testicular function decrease with increasing age?
- Is semen quality affected by stress?