BiographyMarkus started his carreer at the German Cancer Research Centre in Heidelberg where he initially worked in developmental biology. He obtained his PhD in 1992 and then started to work at the National University Hospital in Singapore with Prof SC Ng, the father oft he first SUZI baby.
He became a laboratory director in a private IVF unit before becoming Director of the Reproductive Biology Laboratory at the University Clinics of Bonn in 1995. He became a Professor for Experimental Reproductive Medicine in 2009 and in 2011 he became head of the IVF Laboratory at the University Clinics of Heidelberg. In 2011 he also founded his own company to perform consulting for reproductive laboratories all other the world.
Markus left the University end of June 2013 and since then works in his position as CEO of ilabcomm for his private enterprise.
Markus has published more than 200 papers, including more than130 peer reviewed articles and more than 20 book chapters. You may follow his activities at Research Gate. He is actively involved in counselling IVF centres and educating young people in the field worldwide and he is a frequent lecturer.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Consulting of IVF laboratories / Implementing new technologies in IVF / Trouble shooting in IVF clinics and embryology laboratories / Time-lapse imaging / Ovarian tissue banking
Published: Mar 31, 2008 by News Medical
Authors: Hans van der Ven and Markus Montag
Polar body diagnosis can make artificial fertilization more successful, according to Katrin and Hans van der Ven and Markus Montag of Bonn University Clinic, writing in the current edition of Deutsches Arzteblatt International.