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Dear all,

I am editing a Special Issue entitled "Fertility preservation" in the journal Reproductive and Developmental Medicine (RDM, ISSN:2096-2924, CN:10-1442/R, see:


Reproductive and Developmental Medicine is the first ever English journal created in the field of reproductive medicine and developmental biology in mainland China. Since its launch in 2017, RDM is dedicated to providing a good platform for academic exchanges among scientists both at home and abroad. Through three years of great effort, the journal is indexed by the following databases: Web of Science, ESCI (Emerging Sources Citation Index), SCOPUS, DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals), CSCD (Chinese Science Citation Database).

As we have particularly appreciated your recent work on fertility preservation, we would like to invite you to contribute either an original research article or a review. An Article Processing Charge (APC) is free currently to all accepted papers. The deadline for the papers is 31 July 2021 as they will be published on an ongoing basis. We would be very grateful if you could let us know at your earliest convenience whether you are willing to contribute to this Special Issue. For your information, Instructions to Authors are available here (https://www.repdevmed.org/contributors.asp). We hope that this invitation will receive your favorable consideration

Sincerely yours,

Ri-Cheng Chian, MSc., PhD

Guest Editor

The journal,

Reproductive and Developmental Medicine

Email: [email protected][email protected]


Relation Information


Journal: Reproductive and Developmental Medicine

Special Issue Title: Fertility Preservation

Submission Deadline:31 July 2021

Special Issue Editor:

Guest Editor

Name: Prof. Ri-Cheng Chian

Email: [email protected][email protected]


Center for Reproductive Medicine,

Shanghai 10th People’s Hospital of Tongji University,

Shanghai, 200072,

P. R. of China


Ri-Cheng Chian, MSc, Ph.D.

Interests: Oocyte; Cumulus cell; Granulosa cell; In vitro maturation; Fertilization; Embryo

Professor Ri-Cheng Chian is Director at Center for Reproductive Medicine, Shanghai 10th People’s Hospital of Tongji University, P. R. of China. Before joining the current position, Dr. Chian was an Associate Professor with Tenure at Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Dr. Chian is the key person in the development of in vitro maturation (IVM) of human oocytes for clinical application andfor cryopreservation of human oocytes which resulted in pregnancies and live births at McGill University Health Center (MUHC) in Canada. He has patents and products licensed with several companies as well.

Dr. Chian published more than 200 research papers in journals and gave presentations at many international/regional conferences. Dr. Chian edited three books and contributed to various book chapters. As an invited guest speaker, Dr. Chian delivered lectures in many different societies and countries. Dr. Chian was a former Associate Editor for the journal, Human Reproduction, Journal of Assisted Reproduction & Genetics, and an Editorial Board Member for two other journals. Dr. Chian is acting as a reviewer for many other scientific journals including Fertility and Sterility, Human Reproduction, Biology of Reproduction, Reproductive BioMedicine Online, Endocrinology, The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, The Lancet and BMJ, Reproductive and Developmental Medicine, etc.

Dr. Chian speaks English, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and has some knowledge of French.