In a world’s first, our research program created personalized 3-D bioprinted testis tubules as the first step in developing regenerative therapies to create sperm from non-obstructive azoospermia patient samples in the lab. Our research was recently published in Fertility & Sterility Science, and covered by over 130 media outlets around
Dr. Flannigan was recruited to the University of British Columbia to establish both clinical and research programs in Reproductive an Sexual Medicine. The goal of his research programs are to help establish novel treatments for infertile men and those with sexual dysfunction. Dr. Flannigan is performing basic science, translational and
Dr. Flannigan was awarded a highly competitive Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute grant to study and understand the genetic regulation of individual cells in normal spermatogenesis and in male infertility, specifically among men that fail to produce sperm detectable in the ejaculate. Dr. Flannigan will be using state-of-the-art single cell
Dr. Flannigan was awarded the highly competitive and prestigious Canadian Institute of Health Research Award
Dr. Flannigan was awarded the highly competitive and prestigious Canadian Institute of Health Research Early Career Investigator Award for Maternal, Reproductive, Child & Youth Health. This three-year award will serve to perform additional research investigating the differences of cell specific gene regulation among cells from men with normal sperm production
While performing his post-doctoral fellowship at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York, Dr. Flannigan was awarded a very prestigious and competitive grant to investigate the role of a specific RNA molecule (microRNA-202-5p) plays in male infertility https://www.auanet.org/research/research-funding/aua-funding/research-scholar-awards/2016-2018-research-scholars
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