2015 CRB Symposium

19th Annual CRB Symposium

May 14-16, 2015
Red Rock Resort
Las Vegas, Nevada

Click a program title below to view a PDF of the PowerPoint presentation given during the 19th Annual CRB Symposium.

Tuesday- Wednesday, May 12 and 13, 2015

Workshop I, II: I Spy Embryos: Improving Embryology Practices With Time- Lapse Imaging 

Time-Lapse by EmbryoScope: A Vision to Conceive
   Niels Birger Ramsing, Ph.D., CTO, Vitrolife A/S
Time-Lapse in Clinical IVF - Primo Vision
   Brett Glazar, MS, MEA Lab Manager, Vitrolife, Inc.

Eeva Test: The GPS of Time-Lapse
 
 Shehua Shen, M.D., ELD/TS(ABB), Vice President, Medical & Scientific Affairs, Auxogyn, Inc.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Evidence and/or Common Sense Based Laboratory Design and QC: What Matters and What Doesn’t
  
​​​Jason Swain, Ph.D., HCLD(ABB), Fertility Lab Sciences, Lone Tree, Colorado

IVF Children - What Do We Really Know
   
 Barry R. Behr, Ph.D., HCLD/ELD/CC(ABB), Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, California 

Knowing Where We Came From: History of Clinical IVF
   
Thomas "Rusty" Pool, Ph.D., HCLD(ABB), Fertility Center of San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas

Myths About Success Rates – Do They Truly Reflect Quality of Care?
   
 Barry R. Behr, Ph.D., HCLD/ELD/CC(ABB), Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, California 

Should Every Embryo be Screened or Frozen? What does the evidence say?
   
 Richard T. Scott Jr., M.D., HCLD/ALD(ABB),Clinical and Scientific Director, Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey, Basking Ridge, New Jersey

Friday, May 15, 2015

Embryo Culture Revisited
    
Jason Swain, Ph.D., HCLD(ABB), Fertility Lab Sciences, Lone Tree, Colorado

Here’s Looking at You, Kid: Time Lapse in the Clinical Embryology Laboratory
   
 Thomas "Rusty" Pool, Ph.D., HCLD(ABB), Fertility Center of San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas

Is Three a Crowd? An update on Nuclear Transfer, Cloning and other exciting stories
    Shoukhrat Mitalipov, Ph.D., Center for Embryonic Cell and Gene Theraphy, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon

Protocol Drift
   
 Kimball O. Pomeroy, Ph.D., HCLD(ABB), The World Egg Bank, Phoenix, Arizona 

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Current State of the Art and Evidence in Andrology Testing
  
  
Ajay Nangia, M.D., MBBS, FACS, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri 

Genetic and Age-Related Contributions of the Male Gamete
 
  
Ajay Nangia, M.D., MBBS, FACS, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri

IT for IVF
   
 
Brian A. Levine, M.D., M.S., FACOG, Center for Reproductive Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York

How Far is too Far? The Medical, Embryological, Psychological and Legal Aspects of Sex Selection. Just Because We Can…
    Melissa B. Brisman, Esq., Montvale, New Jersey



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