Fertility Researchers


Renata Finelli, Ph.D

Junior Embryologist


Dr. Finelli is currently working as Junior Embryologist at CREATE Fertility in London, UK. She completed her master’s degree in Medical Biotechnology and her Ph.D in Biotechnology of Reproduction at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy. Here, she conducted research on the role of inflammation in varicocele condition. During her Ph.D, she won a scholarship by the government of Taiwan to continue her research at the Taipei Medical University. She also attended the European Erasmus Training program and worked in an IVI fertility Center in Bilbao, Spain. For the followed 2 years, she worked as research fellow at the Cleveland Clinic (Cleveland, Ohio, USA) to study the role of oxidative stress in the impairment of male fertility.

Dr Finelli has 57 publications so far, including reviews and original articles, as well as book chapters and abstracts at both national and international scientific meetings.

Education and Training

Bachelor's Degree (Medical Biotechnology) University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy (2011)
Master's Degree (Medical Biotechnology) University of Rome "La Sapienza", Rome (2014)
Advanced Course (Andrology and Seminology) Grimaldi Medical Group - Centro Studi di Ginecologia, Fertilità e Parto, Rome (Italy) (2015)
Summer Program in Taiwan for Italian Graduate Students Taipei Medical University, Taipei (Taiwan) (2016)
Trainee (Erasmus + Traineeship Program) IVI, Bilbao (Spain) (2017)
Summer Training on Assisted Reproductive Technologies with Germ cells of Animal ModEls - START GAME Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro, Bari (Italy) (2018)
International Master’s Degree (Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction and Embryology) IVI, online (2017)
Visiting Research Student (Andrology/ Urology) American Center for Reproductive Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio (USA) (2019)
Summer Internship (Andrology and scientific writing) American Center for Reproductive Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio (USA) (2019)