Asia Pacific 1: The Digital LabTHURSDAY 11th February, 2021. 10.00 AM GMT / 3.30PM IST / 9.00 PM AEDT.
Moderators: Dr. Keshav Malhotra and Dr. Serena H. Chen
"Making Babies, The Internet of Things & The Digital Lab"
Dr. Jacques Cohen
“AI Enhanced Fertility: Solving Global IVF Challenges Through Collaboration “
Dr. Michelle Perugini (Life Whisperer)
"Using AI to Reduce Human Bias in Donor Selection"
Josh Rackstraw (Fenomatch)
DR. JACQUES COHEN
Jacques Cohen was born in The Hague, The Netherlands and graduated in Biology of Reproductive Science in 1978 at Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands. He has a Ph.D. from Erasmus University in Rotterdam (supervisor Prof. Gerard Zeilmaker), in aspects of in vitro fertilization and male factor infertility. His postdoctoral studies (1982-1985) were performed at Cambridge University (UK) and Bourn Hall Clinic (supervisor Prof Robert Edwards). Jacques Cohen has (co-)developed a number of embryological methodologies and devices: blastocyst cryopreservation, assisted fertilization, assisted hatching, preimplantation genetic testing, ooplasmic donation, single sperm freezing, CODA filtration, Global media, and GPS dishes. He currently serves on Advisory Boards of biotech startups TMRW, Kindbody, DADI and Phosphorus.
DR. MICHELLE PERUGINI
Dr Perugini is now the Co-Founder and CEO of Presagen, an AI company that connects clinics globally to build scalable AI medical products. Presagen’s first product is Life Whisperer, a web-based application that uses AI to assist clinicians with embryo selection during the IVF process to improve pregnancy success rates and shorten the time to pregnancy for patients. Life Whisperer is commercially available globally. The company now has a global clinical collaborative project open for its second AI product for non-invasive embryo assessment during IVF.
This presentation is sponsored by Life Whisperer
This presentation is sponsored by FENOMATCH
DR. KESHAV MALHOTRA
Dr. Keshav Malhotra is the Lab Director of Rainbow IVF and now the Director of Malhotra Embryology Training Academy. He holds a masters degree in Clinical Embryology from Monash university Australia and is one of the few ESHRE certified Clinical Embryologists in INDIA. Dr. Malhotra is on the executive board of ISAR(Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction) and ISPAT(Indian Society for Prenatal Diagnosis and Therapy) and and has worked of Key projects pertaining to Embryology in the country like the Occupational Standard for Embryologists (Healthcare Sector Skill Council India- 2018) and the ISAR - Embryology Consensus 2019. Dr. Malhotra was recognised as Budding Embryologist of the Year by Economic Times INDIA -2019. Dr. Malhotra is passionate about training and actively conducts various online and Hands on Training courses at his flagship center in Agra, INDIA, for standardising embryology services in the developing world
DR. SERENA H CHEN
Serena H. Chen MD serves as Director of Reproductive Medicine at the Saint Barnabas Medical Center, and IRMS, the Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Science in New Jersey, and Clinical Associate Professor at both Rutgers Medical Schools. Dr Chen feels privileged to be trusted with the reproductive health of people in so many different situations and is dedicated to improving access to reproductive care by breaking down barriers to care and raising public awareness. She is amazed and grateful every day at the explosion in reproductive technology that is happening today, but feels that physicians and scientists must advocate for better support for providers and patients that continue to be the biggest barrier between the promise of these new technologies and their actual delivery.