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Season 3, Episode 5 - Contraceptives

Updated: Oct 4, 2023

All the important links, repro news and guest bios from this month's episode


Dr John Reynolds-Wright (MBChB PhD MFSRH)

John Reynolds-Wright is a clinical lecturer in Sexual and Reproductive Health at the University of Edinburgh. He holds a Bachelor of Medicine (Medical Science) and a Bachelor of Medicine (Surgery), as well as a PhD. He conducts clinical research projects in abortion care and male contraception, particularly focused on clinical trials to bring a hormone based gel contraceptive to market.


Repro News

Fun Fact

Mini reproductive system on a chip mimics human menstrual cycle

Upcoming conferences and abstract deadlines

The Society of Family Planning Annual Meeting

28-30th October, Seattle, WA

Abstracts closed, registration open

17th European Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health

1st-4th May 2024, Basque Country, Spain

Awaiting abstract submission date, check website for details

71st Society for Reproductive Investigation Annual Scientific Meeting

12th-16th March 2024, Vancouver, Canada

Abstract submissions open until 6th October 2023

Upcoming training

BEVA Advanced Reproduction Discussion Forum

7th December 2023; Online course

Upcoming awards and grants

SRF Fertility Bursary 2024

Applications due 9th October 2023

Male Contraceptive Initiative Beverly Tucker Award

Applications can be submitted at any time

Male Contraceptive Trainee Success Application

Applications can be submitted at any time

Paper of the month


Can't get enough? Check out these links for more:

Read Dr Reynolds-Wright's latest publication on the stigma behind male contraception here.

Trying to figure out which contraceptive is for you? Use the "What's right for me?" tool on to find out!


Episode sponsored by

Male Contraceptive Initiative - Reproductive autonomy for all. Check out their podcast, Intended.



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