Laboratory Research

RAD is committed to advancing the science and practice of reproductive medicine through education and research.

Publications

Should embryos developing to blastocysts on day 7 be cryopreserved and transferred: an analysis of pregnancy and implantation rates. George Kovalevsky, Stacy M. Carney, Linda S. Morrison, Caitlin F. Boylan, Adrienne B. Neithardt, Ronald F. Feinberg. Fertility and Sterility, Vol. 100, Issue 4, p1008–1012. Published online: July 22, 2013.

Oral Presentations

Can affordability and access to care be enhanced by minimal stimulation IVF (MS-IVF) and single embryo transfer (SET)? S.C. Carr, E.E. Ramos, M. Modelski, L.S. Morrison, G. Kovalevsky, R.F. Feinberg, et al. Reproductive Associates of Delaware, Newark, DE. American Society for Reproductive Medicine. 2016.

Outcome of Vitrified Day 7 Blastocysts in the Era of Extended Culture. S. M. Carney, L.S. Morrison, S. M. Carney, C. F. Boylan, G. Kovalevsky, R. F. Feinberg. Reproductive Associates of Delaware, Newark, DE. Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. 2012.

Trophectoderm Biopsy – Age Matters. M. Portmann, L. Morrison, S Carney, C Boylan, R Feinberg, G Kovalevsky. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. 2011.

Trophectoderm Biopsy on Day 5, 6 or 7 Does it Matter? M. Portmann, L. Morrison, S Carney, C Boylan, R Feinberg, G Kovalevsky. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. 2011.

Does Blastocyst Developmental Stage Impact Survival After Vitrification and Warming? M. P. Portmann, L. S. Morrison, S. M. Carney, M. J. Tucker, R. F. Feinberg. Reproductive Associates of Delaware, Newark, DE. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. 2006.

Do Busier IVF Days From Grouped Cycles Impact Pregnancy Rates and Embryo Development? L. S. Morrison, S. M. Carney, M. P. Portmann, B. A. McGuirk, M. J. Tucker, R. F. Feinberg. Reproductive Associates of Delaware, Newark, DE. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. 2005.

Blastocyst Vitrification and Frozen Embryo Survival: An Initial Analysis. M. P. Portmann, L. S. Morrison, S. M. Carney, B. A. McGuirk, M. J. Tucker, R. F. Feinberg. Reproductive Associates of Delaware, Newark, DE. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. 2005.

Does Length of Ovarian Stimulation Affect IVF Pregnancy and Implantation Rates? M. Portmann, L. Morrison, D. Prinz, B. McGuirk, M. Tucker, R. F. Feinberg. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. 2004.

Poster Presentations

Does Knowing the Morphological Status of Vitrified Blastocysts Prior to Warming Improve Implantation Outcome? L. S. Morrison, S. M. Carney, C. F. Boylan, E. A. Jannaman, G. Kovalevsky, A. B. Neithardt, R. F. Feinberg. Reproductive Associates of Delaware, Newark, DE. 69th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine – October 2013 – Boston, Massachusetts

Is Trophectoderm ‘Biopsy and Hold’ a Useful Strategy for Patients Considering Future PGS? C. F. Boylan, L. S. Morrison, S. M. Carney, E.A. Jannaman, G. Kovalevsky, R. F. Feinberg. Reproductive Associates of Delaware, Newark, DE. 69th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine – October 2013 – Boston, Massachusetts

Exploring the Incidence of Trophectoderm Mosaicism in a Population of Previously Diagnosed Embryos. K. E. Shelly, D.S. Johnson, L. S. Morrison, S. M. Carney, C. F. Boylan, R. F. Feinberg. Reproductive Associates of Delaware, Newark, DE. 68th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine – October 2012 – San Diego, California

Same Cycle Short Term Storage Oocyte Vit and Warm. M. Portmann, L. Morrison, S Carney, C Boylan, R Feinberg, G Kovalevsky. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. 2011.

Trophectoderm Biopsy for Aneuploidy Testing: Preliminary Observations and Ongoing Pregnancies. R. F. Feinberg, M. P. Portmann, L. S. Morrison, S. M. Carney, C. F. Boylan. Reproductive Associates of Delaware, Newark, DE. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. 2010.

Day 3 Embryo Observation – Why Bother? M. Portmann, L. Morrison, S. Carney, C. Boylan, R. Feinberg, G. Kovalevsky MD. Reproductive Associates of Delaware, Newark, DE. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. 2009.

Blastocyst Implantation Following Elective Single Embryo Transfer (eSET) — Impact on Patient and Clinic Acceptance. M. Portmann, L. Morrison, S. Carney, C. Boylan, R. Feinberg, G. Kovalevsky MD. Reproductive Associates of Delaware, Newark, DE. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. 2009.

Is Triple Gas Culture Effective? Practical? M. P. Portmann, L. S. Morrison, S. M. Carney, C. F. Boylan, R. F. Feinberg. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine 2008.

ICSI M1 OOCYTES – Why Not? M. P. Portmann, L. S. Morrison, S. M. Carney, C. F. Boylan, R. F. Feinberg. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine 2008.

On the Road to Single Embryo Transfer. M. Portmann, L. Morrison, S. Carney, C. Boylan, R. Feinberg, G. Kovalevsky. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine 2007.

Does Laser Assisted Hatching of Residual Embryos on Day 3 Affect Blastocyst Development? Marc Portmann MT, MHA, Linda Morrison MLT, Dawn Prinz MLT, Michael Tucker PhD, FIBiol, Barbara McGuirk MD, Ronald Feinberg PhD, MD. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine 2004.

The Fate of Non-Transferred Embryos After Day 3 Assisted Hatching. M Portmann, L Morrison, L SanSoucie, B McGuirk, M Tucker, R Feinberg. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine 2003.

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