Luis Bahamondes received his MD degree from the Federal University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina, and his PhD degree from the University of Campinas, Brazil. Currently, he is Professor of Gynaecology at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil. Formerly, he was Chairman of the Human Reproduction Unit at the same institution. His research interests include clinical and molecular aspects of contraception. He has conducted several clinical trials on different contraceptive methods. He is the author or co-author of more than 100 scientific papers.