Shari Mackens graduated as a medical doctor from the Free Brussels University, Belgium, in 2012. Immediately afterwards, she started working at the Centre for Reproductive Medicine at the University Hospital Brussels, Belgium, as a PhD student and as a specialist in training in obstetrics and gynecology. From 2012 until 2017, she performed basic science research on endometrial receptivity and human embryo implantation. Her research was recently presented during her PhD thesis defense entitled ‘Hypes and hopes for endometrial receptivity in ART’.
She has authored 28 publications in peer-reviewed journals. At present, she is completing her residency and is associated as a research fellow to the Centre for Reproductive Medicine at the University Hospital Brussels, Belgium.