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 PhD in Histology and Embryology from the Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa, Turkey with an integrated PhD program at Yale University, USA. Dr. Basar has been involved in the field of 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 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 topics of implantation and pre-implantation embryo development at national and international medical conferences. Dr. Basar’s current research is focused on the investigation of pre-implantation embryo stress and oogenesis. He is currently on the Editorial Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology International.