Dr. Alex C Varghese received his PhD from University of Calcutta, India for his thesis based on ART. He was a Post Doctoral Research Fellow at the Center for Reproductive Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, USA from 2007-2008 and then he joined as the Scientific Director and Chief embryologist at the Fertility Clinic, AMRI Hospital, Kolkata, India (2008 to 2011).
In the year 2011 he joined the team of Prof. S.L.Tan at Montreal Reproductive Centre, Quebec, Canada. He is active in clinical embryology since 1997 and has initiated many successful training programs in ART. In the year 2010 he founded the educational web platform for IVF professionals- www.lifeinvitro.com which is now popular in 160 countries. He has authored over 30 manuscripts and edited ten books in IVF, published by Springer, USA, CRC press and Jaypee Medical Publishers. He has also published 17 book chapters in the area of assisted conception. He is also in the editorial board of Journal of Assisted Reproduction, Genetics (ASRM) and International Journal of Infertility and Fetal Medicine, Journal of Reproductive and Stem cell Biotechnology and Obstetrics and Gynecology International.
Dr. Alex’s research interests are in assisted reproductive technology, in particular, in understanding the molecular and environmental causes and prevention of male infertility, genomics and metabolomics in embryology and vitrification of gametes and embryos. He is also the co-investigator in the research project funded by Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt. of India and the current President of Academy of clinical embryologists-India.
Books published in 2015
- Steven Fleming, Alex C Varghese and James Catt (Edt) A Guide to Organization, Management and Quality Issues in a Tertiary Level IVF Unit, Springer Verlag, USA (In Preparation)
- Sandro C Esteves, Alex C Varghese and Kathryn C Worrilow (Edt) Clean Room Technology in ART Clinics – A Practical Guide, CRC Press (In Preparation)
- Zsolts Peter Nagy, Alex C Varghese and Ashok Agarwal (Edt) Gamete & Embryo Cryopreservation- Methods in Molecular Biology Series, Springer Verlag (In Preparation)
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