Richard A Anderson

Richard A Anderson

Dr. Anderson's undergraduate training in medicine was punctuated by PhD in MRC Brain Metabolism Unit in neuroendocrinology with George Fink. He subsequently trained in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Edinburgh, with interest in reproductive endocrinology fostered by WHO Research Fellow post in Hormonal Male Contraception. After completing subspecialty training in Reproductive Medicine as a lecturer with David Baird at the University of Edinburgh and a year in Sam Yen’s lab in San Diego he returned to the MRC Human Reproductive Sciences Unit in 1998 with a consultant post in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. Dr. Anderson was subsequently appointed to current post in the University in 2005. In recent years he has established a group investigating female reproductive lifespan, with laboratory and clinical aspects particularly related to the adverse effects of cancer treatment on fertility.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Clinical Reproductive Science, University of Edinburgh, UK