Barry Behr, PhD, HCLD
La Jolla IVF Consulting Laboratory Director
He is a nationally and internationally renowned clinical and scientific leader in the research and advances of human reproduction. As a world-renown scientist and lecturer, he is highly sought after to chair scientific programs and conferences, is the first non MD President of the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society and has been appointed as program chairman of several professional meetings. He is the co-director of the REI-IVF program at Stanford University and is the director of the Renew Biobank Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine and is in the forefront of clinical and scientific advances in reproduction, nationally and internationally.
Dr. Behr developed a culture medium for embryo culture to the blastocyst stage, which has improved pregnancy rates, implantation rates and reduced the risks of multiple gestation in IVF. Dr. Behr has been widely recognized for his research. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters.
My desire is to understand and devise systems that would improve the experience for IVF patients.–Dr. Barry Behr, PhD, HCLD