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Murat Basar, PhD

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Murat Basar, PhD

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Dr. Murat Basar is a highly experienced embryologist and research scientist. He is currently an Associate Research Scientist and Senior Embryologist at Yale University School of Medicine, specializing in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology, and Infertility. He holds a Ph.D. in Integrated Reproductive Biology and Embryology from Istanbul University Institute of Health Science and Yale University School of Medicine.

Dr. Basar's extensive career includes roles such as IVF Laboratories Operations Manager at Bahceci Health Group and Laboratory Director at Johns Hopkins Anadolu Medical Center. He has also held an academic position as Assistant Professor at Biruni University Medical Faculty.

His research interests focus on embryonic stress-related pregnancy complications, pathogenesis of endometriosis, and endometriosis-related pain. Dr. Basar has contributed to numerous high-impact publications and has presented his work at various international conferences. He is recognized for his expertise in advanced reproductive techniques, including optimizing QC&QA in IVF laboratories and trophoectoderm biopsy.

Dr. Basar is affiliated with several professional organizations, including the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the American Association of Bioanalysts, the Turkish Histology and Embryology Association, and the Turkish Society of Clinical Embryology, where he served as a board member from 2019 to 2021.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty integrated with Yale University School of Medicine, Histology & Embryology (2010)
  • MSc
    University of Istanbul, Turkey (2006)

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