Prof Dr Johan Smitz is at the Free University Brussels (VUB), Belgium.
He graduated as M.D. in 1980 and subspecialised in Clinical Pathology/Biochemistry until 1986. He sub-specialised in Reproductive Medicine and got his PhD in 1993.
He became Professor of Endocrine Physiology and Reproductive Medicine in 1997. He founded the Follicle Biology (FOBI) Research Laboratory in 1997.
He published more than 300 articles of which more than 100 as first or senior Author
He is Visiting Professor at Uni Peruana “Cayetano Heredia” in Lima (Peru).
His current research focus is: on Oocyte Quality Molecular Testing and on In Vitro Maturation (oocytes from small follicles)