Biography

Dr. Anver Kuliev received his PhD in Clinical Cytogenetics in 1969. From 1979 he was head of the World Health Organization (WHO)'s Hereditary Diseases Program in Geneva, where he developed the community-based programs for prevention of genetic disorders and early approaches for prenatal diagnosis. He moved to Reproductive Genetics Institute, Chicago, in 1990, where he headed the WHO Collaborating Center for Prevention of Genetic Disorders, and scientific research in prenatal and preimplantation genetics. He is an author of 200 papers, including 11 books in the above areas, including 5 books in the field of Preimplantation Genetics. Currently, Dr. Kuliev is on the executive committee of the Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis International Society and serves as Research Director for Reproductive Genetic Innovations.