Jason E. Swain, PhD, HCLD

Jason E. Swain, PhD, HCLD is the Chief Laboratory Officer and President of Lab Operations for CCRM Fertility, a growing network of 13 clinical IVF centers in North America. Dr. Swain completed his BSc at Hillsdale College in his native Michigan, his MSc in Animal Science at Purdue University and his PhD in Molecular & Integrative Physiology at the University of Michigan. Prior to helping start the CCRM Fertility Network, Dr. Swain was a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Michigan where he directed the ART laboratories. He has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles, more than 130 abstracts, edited and authored several book chapters and contributed to various other publications within the field of assisted reproduction. He has served on committees for ASRM, ESHRE, PCRS and other organizations focused on assisted reproduction. He has given numerous regional, national and international invited lectures on various topics related to the IVF laboratory, sits on the editorial board for 6 journals and acts an ad hoc reviewer for over 30 others. His primary research interests include pursuit of methods to enhance in vitro embryo culture through development and implementation of new technology aimed at improving physical and chemical culture environment.