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Gail S. Prins, Ph.D.

Professor of Urology and Physiology
Director Andrology Laboratories

Dr. Prins received her Ph.D. in Physiology and Biophysics from the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center. In addition to her Ph.D., Dr. Prins was an NIH Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Urology and Center for Reproductive Science at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University.

Dr. Prins is the Director of the University Andrology Laboratories at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The laboratory provides services for the fertility practices of the Department of Urology and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University. The laboratory performs all male fertility diagnostic tests (semen analysis, antisperm antibodies, etc., as well as preparation of semen specimens for therapeutic artificial insemination and for testicular extractions. In addition, the Andrology Laboratory maintains a large Client Depositor (Patient) Sperm Bank .

Dr. Prins is certified as a High Complexity Laboratory Director by the American Association of Bioanalysts and a member of the American Association of Tissue Banks, American Association of Reproductive Medicine, American Society of Andrology and the American Urological Society. The laboratory is CLIA accredited and CAP/COLA certified.