Jason Swain USA
Corporate Lab Director Dr. Swain is the laboratory director of CCRM. He is board certified as a High-Complexity Clinical Laboratory Director and responsible for oversight of laboratory operations. Dr. Swain obtained his BSc from Hillsdale College in his native Michigan, his MSc in Animal Science from Purdue University and his PhD Molecular and Integrative Physiology from the University of Michigan. Dr. Swain is also actively involved in research focused on improvement of in vitro culture conditions. Studies range from very basic in nature to translational research aimed at improving existing means of treating infertility. Jason E. Swain, PhD, HCLD is the Corporate Laboratory Director of the CCRM IVF Laboratory Network, overseeing a growing network of 10 clinical IVF laboratories in North America. Dr. Swain is responsible for laboratory design, protocol/procedure implementation, as well as staff training and ongoing quality control monitoring for the network embryology, andrology and endocrinology laboratories. He is also an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Rutgers University as well as at the University of Minnesota. Jason completed his BSc at Hillsdale College in his native Michigan, his MSc in Animal Science at Purdue University, his PhD in Molecular & Integrative Physiology at the University of Michigan. Dr. Swain has published more than 38 peer?reviewed articles, authored several book chapters and contributed to various other publications within the field of assisted reproduction. His primary research interests include pursuit of methods to improve in vitro embryo culture conditions through reduction of environmental stressors via modification of both the physical and chemical culture environment. Dr. Swain has given numerous regional, national and international invited lectures on various topics related to the IVF laboratory. He is the Editor?in?Chief of the Journal for Clinical Embryology, Associate Editor for the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, sits on the editorial board for 6 journals and acts an ad hoc reviewer for 19 others.