Barry Behr, PhD
Dr. Behr graduated from University of Nevada-Reno with honors and earned his Ph.D. with emphasis in Reproductive Physiology in 1991, board certified as High Complexity Laboratory Director in 1994, and board certified as Embryology Laboratory Director in 2003.
Dr. Behr 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, was the first non M.D. President of the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society, and has been appointed as program chair of several professional meetings.
He is in the forefront of clinical and scientific advances in reproduction, nationally and internationally as an entrepreneur and has founded several fertility related businesses. Dr. Behr developed a culture medium for embryo culture to the blastocyst stage, which 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 90 peer-reviewed publications, and has authored over 170 abstracts and 14 book chapters.
Dr. Behr enjoys racing cars, golfing, barbequing, and spending time with his family.