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Name: Pasquale Patrizio, MD, MBE

Affiliation: Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology, Director Yale University Fertility Center New Haven, CT, USA

Chapters Contributed: Egg Transport and Fertilization

General Biographical Description: Dr. Patrizio received his MD (summa cum laude) from the University of Napoli, Italy and completed two residencies, Obstetrics & Gynecology (Napoli) and Andrology (Pisa) before moving to USA. Here he completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and a fellowship in REI at the University of California, Irvine. In August 2003 he also completed a Master in Bioethics (MBE) at the University of Pennsylvania. He joined Yale faculty in January 2004 as Professor and Director of the Fertility center and medical practice of REI. Dr. Patrizio has lectured throughout the world on the topics of IVF, Male Infertility and ICSI, garnering a number of awards. Dr. Patrizio is member of the editorial board of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and serves as reviewer for many other scientific journals. Dr. Patrizio has authored a prominent Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) textbook and has 282 scientific papers, book chapters and abstracts including 92 peer-review publications, 36 as 1st author, and 26 as senior author.

Special Interests: IVF, ICSI, Epididymal and Testicular sperm retrieval and Freezing, Genetics of female and male infertility, Oocyte and Embryo Freezing, Oocyte donation and Surrogacy, Fertility preservation for cancer patients, Oocyte and embryo biomarkers for developmental competence.

Contact Address: 150 Sargent Drive-New Haven, CT, USA