Rui Ferriani

  • Professor, University of São Paulo, Faculty of Medicine Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
  • Head of Human Reproduction Unity, Hospital das Clínicas Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Professor Ferriani graduated from the Ribeirão Preto Medical School, Sao Paulo University, Brazil, in 1979. He had his training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and received his Master in 1984 and his doctorate in 1988. He did a postdoctoral training in Reproductive Medicine at the University of Cambridge, UK, during 1991-1992. He has been a full professor since 1997.

Rui Ferriani is an active member of the Faculty Staff of Ribeirão Preto Medical School, São Paulo University, a former Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the latter Institution and currently Chief of Human Reproduction Section of Hospital das Clínicas de Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo University. He is a former Member of Conselho Nacional de Pesquisa – Brazilian Research (CNPq) board.

He is past President of Brazilian Society of Endometriosis (SBE), and is an active member of the Brazilian Societies of Gynaecological Endocrinology, Assisted Reproduction, Human Reproduction and Obstetrics and Gynaecology. He is also a member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, Society, and the World Endometriosis Society. He was the scientific chair of the 12th World Congress on Endometriosis in Sao Paolo in May 2014.

Professor Ferriani has published numerous articles and has participated as guest professor in many national and international congresses. He is currently Associated Editor of Reproductive Science. His research focus on mechanisms involved in infertility associated with endometriosis.

Rui Ferriani was appointed to the WES board of directors in May 2017