Breakthroughs in Reproductive Health: Leading the Way for Personalized Fertility


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Over the last few decades, breakthrough advancements in the field of fertility has helped many infertile couples start a family successfully. Innovations like non-invasive tests that can identify genetic abnormalities and multi-gene panel tests have brought personalized medicine to reproductive health. We are talking to reproductive endocrinologist Dr. Aimee Eyvazzadeh, embryologist and founder Dr. Piraye Yurttas Beim, and neuroscientist Dr. Alan Horsager, about how recent technologies can help physicians help their patients reach their family building goals in a more focussed way. Dr.Aimee also known as the ‘Egg Whisperer; is one America’s most famous fertility doctors. She is a Harvard educated board certified OBGYN, specializing in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. She is famous in the media for her Egg Freezing Parties, has been featured in magazine like People and Marie Claire, and also on number of newscasts on TV. Dr. Piraye Yurttas Beim who is on the front lines of the personalized medicine revolution, founded Celmatix in 2009 to empower women to be more proactive & informed about their fertility through better data, including genomics. She is a Fellow of the second class of the Aspen Institute Health Innovators Fellowship program, a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network, & was named a NYC Venture Fellow by the NYCEDC, top Crain’s 40 Under 40, Top 15 founders disrupting their industries by Fortune, & a Top Female Founder by TechCrunch. Dr. Alan Horsager is the President & CEO of Episona. He is a neuroscientist and visiting Research Assistant Professor at University of Southern California, and has numerous scientific publications, issued patents and several career awards under his sleeve.

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