How to Make your Patient's Day; Getting the Embryo Transfer Just Right
Tuesday 4th May, 2021. 3PM EST/ 8PM GMT / 9PM CET
DR. DANIEL B. SHAPIRO
Dr. Shapiro is a native of Miami, Florida and a graduate of Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine and Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Shapiro received his OB-GYN residency training at the Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia and his REI training at the University of Connecticut in Farmington. He joined the staff of Reproductive Biology Associates in Atlanta in 1995 and has served as RBA’s medical director since 2005. In 2006, after Drs. Peter Nagy and Jeremy Chang had shown extraordinary results with egg vitrification in the RBA lab, Dr. Shapiro organized the RBA frozen donor egg bank which later became MyEggBank-North America, currently the USA’s largest egg banking network. Dr. Shapiro has been married for 33 years to Dr. Nadine Becker. They have three grown children who make them very proud and a Havanese dog who is cute but loud.
DR. PETER NAGY
Dr. Nagy is the Scientific and Laboratory Director at Reproductive Biology Associates (RBA), in Atlanta, USA (since 2002). He obtained his MD (1986) and his Ob&Gyn specialty degrees (1996) at the Semmelweis Medical University in Budapest. He obtained his PhD at the Free University of Brussels (VUB) in 1997 on development of ICSI procedure. Dr. Nagy has acquired a distinctive knowledge and experience on embryo science, including novel viability assessment methods. He has also investigated the basic and clinical aspects of cryopreservation and, developed with his team a highly efficient, proprietary protocol in 2006 for oocyte vitrification that has contributed to the development of “My Egg Bank”, the first vitrification based and of the largest donor oocyte cryo-bank in North- America.
Dr. Nagy is member of several national and international professional societies, including ASRM, ESHRE, Alpha. He is also board member of the International Society for Fertility Preservation (ISFP) and of the Alliance for Fertility Preservation (AFP) and past Chair of Alpha Scientist in Reproductive Medicine (ALPHA). Dr. Nagy is a reviewer of several medical journals, and currently he is section editor of RBMonline, past Section Editor of Human Reproduction. He has been an invited speaker in several hundreds of meeting/congresses in over 50 countries across the world. Dr. Nagy is author or co-author of over 200 publications, including several dozens of book chapters and five books.