I am a laboratory and management professional with more than 30 years of experience in laboratory management, lab design, QA/QC, IVF center management, sales and market development. I have extensive experience in the fields of preimplantation genetic testing including PGT-M (monogeneic diseases), PGT-SR (structural chromosome rearrangements) and PGT-A (aneuploidy) as well as assisted reproductive technologies (ART). I have also been an author on numerous peer reviewed scientific articles, abstracts and book chapters and am certified by the American Board of Bioanalysis (ABB) as a Technical Supervisor, Molecular Diagnostics, and a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis International Society. I have also served as Chair of the Steering Committee for the ESHRE PGD Consortium and currently sit on the Board of PGD-IS and on the specialist advisory group (SAG) for GenQA a global external quality assessment scheme run out of the UK.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Preimplantation Genetic Testing (PGT) in early human embryos and genetics in general.