Dr. Roberto Matorras is Professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Medical School of The Basque Country University, Director of the Reproductive Unit of the Cruces University Hospital (Bilbao, Spain), and Coordinator for Research and Education at IVI Bilbao. He obtained his Medical Degree at the Navarra University in 1980, and his Ph.D. at the Autonomous University in Madrid 1986. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the La Paz Hospital in Madrid, in 1984.
Dr. Roberto Matorras has worked at the Ramón y Cajal Hospital in Madrid as a staff gynecologist (1984-1986), at Cruces University Hospital (1986-1987 and 1988 – present) where he is the Director of the Reproductive Unit since 1998, and at the Principe de Asturias Hospital, Alcalá de Henares, Madrid (1987-1988), where he served as the Director of Gynecology section. He is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Basque Country University since 1989, and Chairman since 2002, and Coordinator for Research and Education at IVI Bilbao since 2006. Dr. Matorras is fluent in Spanish, English, French, Italian and German.
Dr. Matorras’ Research interests include endometriosis, implantation, IVF, and artificial insemination. He is the Head of the Investigation group “ Innovation in Human Reproduction”, in the center Biocruces ( Baracaldo, Vizcaya, Spain). His investigation activity has been certified as outstanding for 6 six-tear terms by the ANECA ( Spanish Agency of Quality Evaluation and Accreditation.
He authored almost 400 peer-reviewed publications (109 in English, 280 in Spanish), and presented over than 500 communications in national and international meetings. In addition, he is the author of 49 chapters and editor of 9 books on Human Reproduction and/or Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has been investigator in 38 externally founded research projects, and directed 8 doctoral theses. He has contributed to the development of a patent on endometriosis diagnostics.
Recurrent Miscarriage and Implantation Failure of Unknown Cause Studied by a Panel of Thrombophilia Conditions: Increased Frequency of FXIII Val34Leu Polymorphism.
Diaz-Nuñez M Rabanal A Expósito A Ferrando M Quintana F Soria JM Matorras R
J Reprod Infertil. 2019 Apr-Jun;20(2):76-82.
Infertile Couples Prefer Twins: Analysis of Their Reasons and Clinical Characteristics Related to This Preference.
Mendoza R Jáuregui T Diaz-Nuñez M De la Sota M Hidalgo A Ferrando M Martínez-Indart L Expósito A Matorras R
J Reprod Infertil, 19(3):167-173, 2018.
Differential proteomic analysis of endometrial fluid suggests increased inflammation and impaired glucose metabolism in non-implantative IVF cycles and pinpoints PYGB as a putative implantation marker
Azkargorta M Escobes I Iloro I Osinalde N Corral B Ibañez-Perez J Exposito A Prieto B Elortza F Matorras R
Hum Reprod, 33(10):1898-1906, 2018.
Risk of pelvic inflammatory disease after intrauterine insemination: a systematic review.
Matorras R Rubio K Iglesias M Vara I Expósito A.
Hum Reprod, 36(2):164-171. doi: 10.1016/j.rbmo.2017.11.002, 2018,
Proteomic pattern of implantative human endometrial fluid in in vitro fertilization cycles.
Matorras R Quevedo S Corral B Prieto B Exposito A Mendoza R Rabanal A Diaz-Nuñez M Ferrando M Elortza F Ametzazurra A Nagore D
Arch Gynecol Obstet, 297(6):1577-1586, 2018.
Mu opioid receptor in the human endometrium: dynamics of its expression and localization during the menstrual cycle.
Totorikaguena L Olabarrieta E Matorras R Alonso E Agirregoitia E Agirregoitia N
Fertil Steril, 107:1070-1077, 2017.
Estimation of preterm labor immediacy by nonlinear methods.
Malaina I Martinez L Matorras R Bringas C Aranburu L Fernández-Llebrez L Gonzalez L Arana I Pérez MB Martínez de la Fuente I
Plos One, 12:e0178257, 2017.
Totipotencia y fertilidad.
Corral B Matorras R
Revista Iberoamericana de Fertilidad, 2017 (In press)
Biological effects of plasma rich in growth factors (PRGF) on human endometrial fibroblasts.
Orive G La Fuente M Larreategui Z Ferrando M Quintana F Matorras R Anitua E
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol, 206:125-130, 2016.
Estudio del impacto bibliométrico de la Revista Iberoamericana de Fertilidad.
Matorras R Oroquieta A Diaz M
Revista Iberoamericana de Fertilidad, 33: 3-8, 2016.
The opioid peptide beta-endorphin stimulates acrosome reaction in human spermatozoa.
Urizar-Arenaza I Estomba H Muñoa-Hoyos I Matorras R Esposito A Candenas L Pinto FM Valdivia A Irazusta J Subirán N
Andrology, 4:143-51, 2016.
Congenital malformations, chromosomal abnormalities and perinatal results in IVF/ICSI newborns resulting from very poor quality embryos: a case-control study.
Mendoza R Perez S De Los Santos MJ Larreategui Z Ayerdi F Exposito A Burgos J Martínez Indart L Pijoan JI Matorras R
Gynecol Obstet Invest, 79:83-89, 2015
Comprehensive proteomic analysis of human endometrial fluid aspirate.
Casado-Vela J Rodriguez-Suarez E Iloro I Ametzazurra A García-Velasco JA Matorras R Prieto B González S Nagore D Simón L Elortza F
J Proteome Res. 8:4622-32, 2009.
Endometrial fluid is a specific and non-invasive biological sample for protein biomarker identification in endometriosis.
Ametzazurra A Matorras R García-Velasco JA Prieto B Simón L Martínez A Nagore D
Hum Reprod. 24:954-65, 2009.
- D'Angelo A Panayotidis C Amso N Marci R Matorras R Onofriescu M Turp A Vandekerckhove F Veleva Z Vermeulen N Vlaisavljevic V O-042: Recommendations for good practice in ultrasound - oocyte pick-up: The practice. Presented at annual meeting of the 66th European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, Vienna, Austria, 23-26 June 2019
- Azkargorta M Escobes I Lloro I Osinalde N Corral B Exposito A Prieto B Elortza F Matorras R Differential proteomic analysis of endometrial fluid suggets increased inflammation and extracellular matrix remodeling in non-implantative IVF cycles. Presented at the 34rd annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, Barcelona, Spain, July 1-4,2018
- Matorras R Exposito A Larreategui Z Lainz L Quintana F Mendoza R Ferrando M Aranburu L Ruiz Larrea MB Ruiz Sanz JI Obese women have a different polunsaturated fatty acid pattern in their oocytes. Presented at the 33rd annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, Geneva,Switerland, July 2-5 ,2017