Support Us

Donate to us…

Mission:  The BAS promotes research and education into male-specific disorders.

Results benefit men of all ages, from cryopreservation of sperm from young men undergoing chemotherapy, to development of better technologies for in vitro fertilization, to reconstructive surgery following injury, to prostate cancer and treatment of the ageing male.

 

There are many ways you can support the work of the BAS, but one of the most effective is to donate to us or fundraise on our behalf.  Donations can be Gift-Aided as BAS is a Registered Charity #1155502. You can do this directly via paypal here:




Donations of any size are welcome. To give you an idea what certain amounts can help us do:

      • £100 subsidises a student or postdoc at a conference
    • £1,000 provides one or several airfares for invited conference speakers
    • £10,000 sponsors a entire conference/symposium or a 6 month research studentship
    • £50,000 helps support a PhD studentship or postdoc in a research laboratory or clinic.
    • £100,000+ is sufficient to support and resource a specific research programme for a number of years.

Areas currently in need of funding include:

  • retrieval and cryopreservation of spermatozoa from men with severe pelvic injuries (e.g. IED injured servicemen)
  • Male cancers such as those of testis and prostate and their management
  • new techniques for selecting undamaged spermatozoa for ‘ICSI’ injection into eggs
  • research into testicular dysfunction leading to absence or low sperm numbers
  • reconstructive surgery for blockages in the testis, vas deferens or prostate
  • effects of declining androgens on the wellbeing of the ageing male
  • Work on conservation and production of healthier farm animals where this relates to sperm storage

Depending on the level of donations received in any one year, funds will be used to support basic and clinical research in UK institutions in the form of studentships and fellowships.

 

A long-standing ethos of the BAS is to shorten the distance between the laboratory and the clinic by facilitating rapid transfer of information between scientists, andrologists and urologists at annual conferences. Donors can enable this process by sponsoring symposia and/or travel grants to invited speakers, members and PhD students. All grant money will be distributed strictly on the basis of peer review. Administrative costs within the BAS are very low as the society is run by a committee of active scientists and clinicians who are salaried staff at various UK universities, hospitals and research institutes. There are no permanent employees or rented premises.

To make a more substantial donation, or discuss a gift for a specific reason please feel free to contact us, we would welcome your support.

………….

 

back to top


Introducing

The Professional and Learned Society for UK Clinical, Medical and Veterinary practice and research on male-centred disease and reproduction issues, we are also a Registered Charity (#1155502).  Please consider supporting our work. Read More

Latest News

Read More
Obituaries: Brian Setchell (1931-2018) and..

It is with the greatest sadness that we report the recent deaths of two of Andrology’s greatest pioneers, Brian Setchell (11th July) ..
Read More

Read More
Expert reaction to study looking..

Professor Sheena Lewis, Emeritus Professor of Reproductive Medicine, Queen’s University Belfast comments on the recent publication by Lidia Minguez-Alcarcon et al. in ..
Read More

Read More
Congratulations to Asif!

We would like to congratulate Mr Asif Muneer, a BAS executive member, for receiving the Karl Storz Harold Hopkins Golden Telescope Award ..
Read More

Latest From Twitter

RT @ReprodJournal: The winners of the 2018 SRF-Reproduction Prize are Meenakshi Gaur, Cyril Ramathal, Renee A Reijo Pera, Paul J Turek & Co…
RT @ABA_tweets: Phthalate exposure and male reproductive outcomes: A systematic review of the human epidemiological evidence https://t.co/
RT @Andrology_Sol: Prof Sheena Lewis is spot on about the inadequacies of investigations with men with #infertility #maleinfertility@BioN