Harvey Stern's bio:

Harvey J. Stern, MD, PhD was born in New York City and attended Columbia University where he received a degree in Cell and Molecular Biology in 1973. He then received a PhD in human genetics from the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1978. Following this he then attended medical school at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine graduating in 1982. Dr Stern was a resident in Pediatrics at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington DC from 1982-85. He then completed a postdoctoral fellowship in medical genetics from UCLA in 1987.

In 1987 he joined the faculty of Children’s National Medical Center as an attending in medical genetics from 1987-1995. In 1991 he received a dual appointment in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Department of Pathology, George Washington University Medical Center. While at Children’s Hospital, Dr. Stern established the first PCR based diagnostic laboratory inside a pediatric laboratory medicine department.

In 1995 Dr. Stern joined the Genetics & IVF Institute as a prenatal geneticist and molecular biologist. He is currently the Director of Reproductive Genetics and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis, joining the latter program at GIVF as Director in 1998. He also serves as the medical geneticist for the donor sperm and donor egg programs at GIVF.

Dr. Stern is the author of over 25 peer-review journal articles in medical genetics as well as two textbook book chapters on biochemical/molecular genetics. He is Board-certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics and American Board of Medical Genetics, and is a founding fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics. In 2005, Dr. Stern was nominated and elected to the International Fetoscopy Group, which is composed of world experts in the fields of PGD and prenatal diagnosis and screening.

Harvey Stern's posts:

Achieving the Promise of Genomic Medicine

It has been 10 years since the publication of the first draft of the sequence of the human genome. This [MORE]