Barry Behr, PhD, HCLD

Dr. Behr developed a culture medium for embryo culture to the blastocyst stage, which has improved pregnancy rates, implantation rates and reduced the risks of multiple gestation in IVF. He is also an Inventor at Stanford University and was co-inventor of the novel time-lapse technology used for embryo selection. Dr. Behr has been widely recognized for his research in embryo culture technology and embryo maternal interaction, and more recently, his research emcompases human embryonic stem cells and somatic cell nuclear transfer. He has published over 80 peer-reviewed publications, and has authored over 150 abstracts. Dr. Behr is also the Co-Director of the RENEW Biobank, Director of the In Vitro Fertilization Laboratory, and the Co-Director of the In Vitro Fertilization-Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Program at Stanford University.