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Murat Basar, PhD

Associate Research Scientist

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Murat Basar, PhD

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Murat Basar, PhD is an embryologist at Yale Fertility Center and Associate Research Scientist at the Yale University School of Medicine. He obtained his MSc and Ph.D. in Histology and Embryology from Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa, Turkey, with an integrated Ph.D. program at Yale University, USA. Dr. Basar has been involved in clinical embryology since 2009, working initially as an Embryologist at Yale Fertility Center before returning to practice embryology in Turkey. Fortunately, he chose to return to Yale Fertility Center and the Yale University School of Medicine in 2014.

During his doctoral studies, Dr. Basar investigated cytokine-mediated regulation of inflammation in the endometrium and decidua during the menstrual cycle and pregnancy. He has published multiple original research articles and reviews in leading scientific journals in the field of implantation, pre-implantation embryo development, and pregnancy complications. He has also presented dozens of abstracts on implantation and pre-implantation embryo development topics at national and international medical conferences. Dr. Basar’s current research focuses on investigating the pathogenesis of endometriosis and endometriosis-related pain. He is on the Editorial Board of Molecular and Cellular Reproduction, Endocrinology and Disorders, International Journal of Scientific Advances.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, Histology & Embryology (2010)
  • MSc
    University of Istanbul, Turkey (2006)

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