Ovarian Club X and CoGEN in Asia


Budi WIWEKO(Indonesia)

He is a Research Manager of Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia and also a Supporting Manager for Yasmin IVF Clinic – Jakarta. After graduated as a specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology from Universitas Indonesia in 2005, he spent his time as a research fellow on ovarian tissue vitrification and in vitro culture of follicles at Hyogo College of Medicine Japan. He continued his research on basic laboratory on ART and had some clinical IVF training in Osaka, Barcelona, Thailand and Vietnam. He defensed his PhD thesis on "Pre-antral follicle vitrification" in Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia in 2014.

He did a lot of contribution in developing IVF field in Indonesia since he is one of the founder of Indonesian Association for In Vitro Fertilization (IA-IVF) which was founded in 2009.  Instead of giving services, he is also a coordinator of trainer for Subspecialty in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellowship which is underwent in Teaching Hospital Universitas Indonesia. 

He has received a lot of awards nationally and internationally, including Best Graduates Awards from FKUI 2005, Best Indonesian young obstetrics and gynecologist award  2005 (Tadjuludin Award), Asia Pacific Young Gynecologist Award 2006, Indonesian Best Paper Award 2009 (Sarwono Awards) Best researcher FKUI 2009, 2010, 2011, Asia Pacific Best Paper 2014, First Winner of Universitas Indonesia Best Lecturer 2015,  First Winner of Indonesian Best Lecturer 2015, UI Innovation Award, Gynecologist innovation awards 2015 (Makelew Award), Indonesian Best Paper Awards 2009 (Sarwono Awards), Best Indonesian Innovator 2016 (First place and second place of Inovasi 108 - 2016).

He did and published a lot of researches in ART especially in AMH, individualized controlled ovarian stimulation (iCOS), ovarian tissue vitrification and embryo metabolomics. He is the one of AMH expert in Asian region since he developed AMH normogram and AMH based iCOS formula which is very important for daily practice on infertility. His researches about AMH, iCOS, and ovarian tissue vitrification were published in local journal and international journal and also conference of ART such as ASPIRE, ESHRE and IFFS annual meeting. Up to now, he has published 20 original articles in international journal (indexed in pub-Med and Scopus).  
Now he is The President of Indonesian Association for IVF (IA-IVF) for 2016-2020 as well as Indonesian Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology (POGI-JAYA).  He just appointed as The President Elect of Asia Pacific Inititative on Reproduction (ASPIRE) 2016 – 2018. He is also a member of advisory board of Merck Serono Asia Pacific and general secretary of Indonesian Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (HIFERI) He is very active in a lot of regional organization such as Pacific Rim Fertility Society (PRFS), European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), International Federation of Fertility Society (IFFS), American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), International Society for Fertility Preservation (ISFP) and American Association for Gynecology Laparoscopy (AAGL). Now he is trying to develop ovarian tissue cryopreservation in Indonesia and establish Asian Society of Fertility Preservation (ASFP) as founding member.