Reproductive Endocrine Assoc. Teaching and clinical research

Our Institute is continuously involved in ongoing clinical research in the field of human reproduction. At medical society meetings, including the Pacific Coast Fertility Society, we have presented results from numerous research studies, including:

Beneficial Effects of Brief Co-Incubation of Gametes in Human In Vitro Fertilization (IVF).
Authors: P. Quinn, M.L. Lydic, M. Ho, M. Bastuba, F. Hendee, A. Lachica, S.A. Brody.

Non-Surgical Embryonic Selective Thinning and Transfer (NEST): A New Method to Enhance Implantation Rates Following Assisted Reproduction.
Authors: S.A. Brody, M.L. Lydic, F. Hendee, A. Lachica, P. Quinn.

Effectiveness of a Stress Management Program in Women with Reproductive Disorders.
Authors: P.S. Nathen, M.L. Lydic, S.A. Brody.

Faculty Appointments:

Dr. Brody is Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.


Dr. Brody was the Program Director of the Advanced Laser Laparoscopy, an Operative Hysteroscopy course, presented yearly in San Diego. The purpose of the course was to teach Obstetrician/Gynecologists throughout the United States advanced techniques in laser laparoscopy and operative hysteroscopy. Our lecturers were among the most highly respected authorities in endoscopic surgery in the United States and in the world.


Assisted Human Reproduction Dr. Brody co-authored the textbook, Principles and Practice of Assisted Human Reproduction, with Robert G. Edwards, PhD. Dr. Edwards is the originator of the in vitro fertilization procedure and is responsible for the world's first first "test-tube baby" born 1978. Dr. Edwards is a Distinguished Professor at Cambridge University, England.

Dr. Brody's first textbook, Endocrine Disorders in Pregnancy, was written with Kent Ueland, MD, and multiple contributors from the fields of reproductive endocrinology, medical endocrinology and perinatology.

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