Director and Leading Researcher
Dr. Juris Erenpreiss received his MD degree from the Latvian Academy of Medicine, Latvia, in 1998, and his doctorate degree from the Riga Stradins University, Latvia, in 2003. He is the Director and leading researcher of the Andrology laboratory, Riga Stradins University, Latvia since 2005. Dr. Erenpreiss was the Director of the Family Planning Department of Riga Stradins University, Latvia (2002-2004), Lecturer in Andrology at Riga Stradins University (1998-2004), and a leading researcher at the Latvian University Biomedicine Centre, Latvia from 2003-2005. He has worked as a visiting researcher, post-doctoral fellow and as an andrologist at the Fertility Centre and Molecular Reproductive Research Unit of Lund University, Sweden from 2003-2006. His main research interests are related to sperm chromatin structure abnormalities and male infertility, epidemiological studies of reproductive function in young men from Baltic countries, the relation of the androgen receptor polymorphisms to male reproductive function, and sperm epigenetics. Dr. Erenpreiss has authored or co-authored 11 manuscripts, over 40 abstracts, one book (in Latvian), over 25 papers in Latvian medical/scientific issues, and many presentations at scientific and professional meetings. Dr. Erenpreiss is a board member of the Baltic Society for Andrology, and a full member of the European Academy of Andrology.
Abnormalities and male infertility, epidemiological studies of reproductive function