Building families through donated embryos

Dr. Glen Adaniya

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Dr. Glen Adaniya


Undergraduate: Northwestern
Graduate School: U of Illinois, Chicago
Glen Adaniya, Ph.D., attended Northwestern University and earned a B.S. in biomedical engineering. His graduate studies were completed at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he was awarded a M.S. and Ph.D. in biomedical engineering.

While working on his Ph.D. thesis on the development of artificial membranes for the encapsulation of zona free embryos, he trained for two years in the Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) laboratory at Rush Medical Center in Chicago. He then moved to Boston, Massachusetts and served five years as the senior embryologist at the Center for Assisted Reproduction at Brigham & Women’s Hospital. Dr. Adaniya also had a joint appointment on the faculty of the Harvard Medical School while in Boston. He came to Indianapolis in 1998 to join Drs Bopp, Colver, and Reuter and has served as their ART and Andrology/Endocrine Laboratory Director since then.

Dr. Adaniya’s background in ART is extensive – he oversees all aspects of the ART laboratory, including in vitro fertilization (IVF), zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT), intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), egg and embryo cryopreservation and assisted hatching.

He has authored numerous publications, book chapters and abstracts, including research on the effects of varying preparations of semen for ART procedures and on the benefit of electing cryopreservation of surplus embryos in ART.

Dr. Adaniya is an active member of many professional societies, including the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the American Society of Andrology, the American Association of Bioanalysts and the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology. In addition, Dr. Adaniya is board certified as a High-Complexity Clinical Laboratory Director (HCLD) and an Embryology Laboratory Director (ELD) by the American Board of Bioanalysis.

Dr. Adaniya is married and has three daughters. He enjoys tennis and playing the guitar.