Examen


Examen is a world leader in male fertility testing, based on its heritage of over 25 years in male reproductive health and fertility treatment research. We specialise in measuring sperm DNA fragmentation (known as sperm DNA damage) to help predict the likelihood of conception, miscarriage and the success of fertility treatment.

Semen analysis helps men understand their sperm count, motility and morphology, but semen analysis alone does not tell the full story. Sperm DNA damage is one of the most important factors causing male infertility. Examen has developed a range of sperm DNA diagnostics tests that empower men to take control of their own fertility.

The Exact range of tests is powered by Examen’s proprietary SpermComet® technology, proven to deliver an accurate assessment of sperm DNA damage for fertility diagnosis and information that can predict the outcome of IVF and ICSI fertility treatment.

Our Exact tests for sperm DNA analysis are available from all of our Hubs and Clinics. For those living near our Belfast hub, we also offer semen analysis (Belfast hub only).

Our fertility testing laboratory meets all the required standards: Examen is ISO 13485:2016 and EN ISO 13485:2016 certified for the design, development and manufacture of in vitro diagnostic DNA-based assays for sperm cell analysis.

Founded by an internationally acclaimed expert in male fertility; Professor Sheena Lewis, Examen’s Exact range of tests, powered by SpermComet®, are the go-to tests for sperm DNA damage in 80% of the UK & Ireland’s leading private fertility clinics.

“Over 40% of men with a normal semen analysis have sperm DNA damage, but often this isn’t discovered until after IVF has failed… For men looking for answers straightaway, our Exact tests can save the time, money and heartache associated with infertility.” Professor Sheena Lewis, CEO, Examen

FOUNDER AND CEO

Sheena Lewis PhD FRSB

Honorary Professor Queens University Belfast


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The Team
& Clinical
Advisors

Lab Manager

Dr Martin Lawlor

PhD in Biomedical Science. Postdoctoral training, Harvard, USA

Lynsey Poots - Examen

Deputy Lab Manager

Lynsey Poots

BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition and Industrial Studies, University of Ulster

Alastair Sloan - Examen

Lab Technician

Alastair Sloan

BSc (Hons) Biology, University of Ulster

Lewis Rae, Lab Technician

Lab Technician

Lewis Rae

BSc (Hons) Biomedical sciences (Pharmacology), MSc Reproductive and Developmental Biology

Bronagh

Laboratory Scientist

Bronagh Murray

Biological Sciences Degree and Masters of Research in Translational Medicine

Emma Barry

Laboratory Scientist

Emma Barry

BSc (Hons) Natural Sciences, University of Bath

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  • Unit 18A Block K
  • Weavers Court Business Park
  • Linfield Road
  • Belfast BT12 5GH
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