Dr. Iris Har-Vardi

Dr. Iris Har-Vardi Profile

Senior lecturer


Department : In-Vitro Fertilization Unit
Room : 088
M2 - בי"ח סורוקה (בנין פתולוגיה)
Phone :
Email : harvardi@bgu.ac.il
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Research Topics

  • Factors effecting IVF outcomes
  • Mechanical properties of the zona pellucida and embryo implantation potential

Major expertise and techniques in the lab

  • Embryo morphokinetics
  • Fertilization and embryo culture

Publications and funding summary / representative publications and grants

Elad Priel, Tsvia Priel, Irit Szaingurten-Solodkin, Tamar Wainstock, Yuval Perets, Avi Harlev, Atif Zeadna, Eitan Lunenfeld, Eliahu Levitas, Iris Har-Vardi. (2020). Zona pellucida shear modulus, a possible novel non-invasive method to assist in embryo selection during in-vitro fertilization treatment. Scientific Reports.

Existing collaborations

  • Dr. Elad Priel
  • Dr. Johanna Czamanski-Cohen