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Barry Behr


Barry Behr
Stanford Medicine/Obstetrics & Gynecology/Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

He is a nationally and internationally renowned clinical and scientific leader in the research and advances of human reproduction. As a world-renown scientist and lecturer, he is highly sought after to chair scientific programs and conferences, is the first non MD President of the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society and has been appointed as program chairman of several professional meetings. Dr. Behr is also the current President of the American Association for Bioanalysts for 2015-2016. He is the director of the IVF/ART laboratory and co-director of the REI-IVF program both at Stanford University and is the Faculty Advisor for the Transgenic, Knockout and Tumor Model Center.

In the 90’s 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 was also the co-inventor of an embryo selection technology that was featured in Time Magazine's Best of Everything as 8th place in the top 10 Medical Breakthroughs of 2010. Dr. Behr has been widely recognized for his research nationally and internationally. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters.

2016 Scientific Advisory Board: 
2016 Topics: 
Conception and Early Development