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The Journal of Human Reproductive Sciences (JHRS) (ISSN:0974-1208) is a Quarterly peer-reviewed international journal launched in January 2008 under the auspices of Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction. The journal covers all aspects of human reproduction as described under 'Scope of the journal'

With the aim of faster and better dissemination of knowledge, we publish articles 'Ahead of Print' immediately on acceptance. In addition, the journal allows an 'Open Access' to its contents, to facilitate readership and a free access to the scientific matter it publishes.

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EiC Details
Dr. Padma Rekha Jirge
Scientific Director, Department of Reproductive Medicine
Shreyas Hospital & Sushrut Assisted Conception Clinic,
2013E, Rajarampuri, Kolhapur 416 008
Email: [email protected]

Scope of the journal Top

The Journal of Human Reproductive Sciences (JHRS) (ISSN:0974-1208) is a quarterly peer-reviewed, open-access, international journal. The journal publishes papers covering all aspects of human reproduction including andrology; physiology and pathology of implantation and reproduction; reproductive endocrinology; medical and surgical management of infertility including assisted reproduction; preimplantation embryology, diagnosis including genetics; early pregnancy as well as ethical, legal and social issues. The journal publishes peer-reviewed original research papers, case reports, systematic reviews, narrative reviews, meta-analyses, debates and invited reviews. With the aim of fast and prompt dissemination of knowledge, we publish articles ‘Ahead of Print’ immediately on acceptance

  Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction (ISAR, Top

Considering the rapid and remarkable developments, advances and progress in the field of Assisted Reproduction globally, the Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction (ISAR) was launched in February 1991. The important objectives of this multidisciplinary society have been to encourage evidence based care for the infertile couple, continued education of those who serve them and promote research in all aspects of reproductive medicine. The extensive contributions of ISAR in the fields of eduction, patient care and research are availble at Of note are the accreditation of the ART clinics and the national ART registry (NARI). In addition, ISAR co-ordinates at international level with various academic organisations to promote the cause of reproductive medicine.
ISAR office bearers (2020-2021)
ISAR Executive Committee -2020-2021

Dr. Prakash Trivedi
Dr. Trivedi's maternity & nursing home
Mumbai, India

Founder President
Dr. Mahendra Parikh
Mumbai, India

Immediate Past President
Dr. Jaideep Malhotra
Malhotra nursing and maternity home
Agra, India

President Elect
Dr. Nandita Palshetkar
Director, DY Patil Medical Institute and Bloom IVF, Mumbai, India

Vice President
Dr. Ameet Shashikant Patki
Director, Fertility Associates, Mumbai, India

Second Vice President
Dr. Sunita Tandulwadkar
Solo Clinic And Ruby Hall Clinic,
Pune, India

Hon. Secretary General
Dr. Kedar Ganla
Ankoor Fertility Clinic, Mumbai, India

Hon. Treasurer
Dr. Sujata Kar
Kar Clinic And Hospital Pvt Ltd
Bhubaneswar, India

Hon. Joint Secretary
Dr. Asha Anil Baxi
Disha Fertility & Surgical Centre
Indore, India

Hon. Joint Treasurer
Dr. S. Krishnakumar
Jk Women’s Hospital, Thane, India

Hon. Clinical Secretary
Dr. Poonam Loomba
Loomba Maternity & IVF Centre
Haryana, India

Hon. Librarian
Dr. Kanthi M Bansal
Bansal Hospital & Safal Fertility Foundation
Ahemdabad, India

Chairman For Embryology
Dr. Ratna Bhai Agrawal
Ashoka Super Speciality Hospital
Raipur, India

Vice Chairman For Embryology
Dr. Srinivas M S
Mannat Fertility Centre,
Bengaluru, India

Managing Committee Members:
Dr. Ashish Kale, Ashakiran Hospital, Pune, India
Mr. Charudutt Joshi, Indore, India
Dr. Dharmesh Kapadia, Pratham IVF Clinic, Ahmedabad, India
Dr. Fessy Louis, Amrita Fertility Centre, Cochin, India
Dr. Gautam Khastgir, Birth Fertility Clinic, Kolkata, India
Dr. Kawita Bapat, Bapat Hospital, Indore, India
Dr. Keshav Malhotra, Rainbow IVF, Agra, India
Dr. Nishad Chimote, Vasundhara Fertility Centre, Nagpur, India
Dr. Pratik Tambe, JK Women Hospital, Thane, India
Dr. Ritu Hinduja, Nova IVF Fertility, Mumbai, India
Dr. Seema Pandey, Eva Fertility Clinic & IVF Center, Azamgarh, India
Dr. Sudha Tandon, fertility Centre, Chembur, Mumbai, India

Co-opted Members
Dr. Parsuram Gopinath, CIMAR, Kochi, India
Dr. Priya Kannan, GFC Fertility Centre, Chennai, India

Past Presidents
Late Dr. Mehroo Hansotia, Mumbai, India
Dr. Firuza Parikh, Mumbai, India
Dr. Kamini Rao, Bangalore, India
Dr. Sadhana Desai, Mumbai, India
Dr. Dhiraj Gada, Indore, India
Dr. Manish Banker, Ahmedabad, India
Dr. Hrishikesh Pai, Mumbai, India
Dr. Narendra Malhotra, Agra, India


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