Name: Roy Homburg, FRCOG

Affiliation: Professor of Reproductive Medicine, Free University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Tel Aviv University, Israel.

Chapters Contributed: The Mechanism of Ovulation

General Biographical Description: Roy Homburg has been Professor of Ob/Gyn at Tel Aviv University since 1990 and Head and Professor of Reproductive Medicine at the Free University Medical Center in Amsterdam, The Netherlands since 2002. He served on the editorial board and then as associate editor of Human Reproduction between 1992 and 2005 and is now an associate editor of Human Reproduction Update. He received a fellowship, ad eundem, of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 2005. He has written or edited six books and has won best research paper awards at ESHRE, ASRM, British and Israeli fertility society meetings.

Special Interests: Polycystic ovary syndrome, ovulation induction, ovarian stimulation, IVF, reproductive medicine.

Contact Address: 8 Kashani Street, Tel Aviv 69499 Israel