Publications and News

MyEggBank is founded on a commitment to scientific innovation and providing the best possible care to patients. This mission has made us leaders in developing groundbreaking fertility treatments--and applying them clinically. We have published 16 well-regarded papers in scientific journals and been featured in the local and national news.

Publications

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Chang CC, Elliott TA, Wright G, Shapiro DB, Toledo AA, Nagy ZP. Prospective controlled study to evaluate laboratory and clinical outcomes of oocyte vitrification obtained in in vitro fertilization patients aged 30 to 39 years. Fertil Steril. 2013 Jun;99(7):1891-7. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2013.02.008. Epub2013 Mar 5.

Nagy, Z. P., Varghese, A. C., & Agarwal, A. (2017). Cryopreservation of Mammalian Gametes and Embryos. Methods in Molecular Biology, 1568.

PUBLISHED article Vitrification Mouse Spindle RBMo 2011

Nagy ZP, Anderson RE, Feinberg EC, Hayward B, Mahony MC. The Human Oocyte Preservation Experience (HOPE) Registry: evaluation of cryopreservation techniques and oocyte source on outcomes. Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 2017 Feb 7;15(1):10. doi: 10.1186/s12958-017-0228-7.

Chang CC, Chang WF, Xu J, Cheng AS, Chang CC, Nagy ZP, Yang CC, Ding ST, Sung LY. Production of Live Offspring from Vitrified-Warmed Oocytes Collected at Metaphase I Stage. PLoS One. 2016 Jun 22;11(6):e0157785. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0157785.

Chang CC1, Nel-Themaat L, Nagy ZP. Cryopreservation of oocytes in experimental models. Reprod Biomed Online. 2011 Sep;23(3):307-13. doi: 10.1016/j.rbmo.2011.01.007. Epub 2011 Jan 24.

Cobo A, Remohí J, Chang CC, Nagy ZP. Oocyte cryopreservation for donor egg banking. Reprod Biomed Online. 2011 Sep;23(3):341-6. Epub 2011 May 27. PubMed PMID: 21767989.

2011 Vitrification US obstetrics gynecology Nagy Vajta 11.2.2010

Vajta G, Nagy ZP, Cobo A, Conceicao J, Yovich J. Vitrification in assisted reproduction: myths, mistakes, disbeliefs and confusion. Reprod Biomed Online. 2009;19 Suppl 3:1-7. Review. PubMed PMID: 20034418.

Noyes N, Boldt J, Nagy ZP. Oocyte cryopreservation: is it time to remove its experimental label? J Assist Reprod Genet. 2010 Feb;27(2-3):69-74. Epub 2010 Feb

Nagy ZP, Rienzi L, Vajta G. Cryopreservation of human oocytes: hopes, no hypes?. Expert Review of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2009 Nov 1;4(6):585-7.

Nagy ZP, Chang CC, Shapiro DB, Bernal DP, Kort HI, Vajta G. The efficacy and safety of human oocyte vitrification. Semin Reprod Med. 2009 Nov;27(6):450-5. Epub 2009 Oct 5. Review. PubMed PMID: 19806513.

Cryo Egg Banking Aug 2009

RB3484 PUBLISHED MS OF Chang IN VIVO vs IN VITRO EGG CRYO 11.08

Chang CC, Shapiro DB, Bernal DP, Wright G, Kort HI, Nagy ZP. Two successful pregnancies obtained following oocyte vitrification and embryo re-vitrification. Reprod Biomed Online. 2008 Mar;16(3):346-9.

Abstracts and Presentations at ASRM and ESHRE Meetings

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CRYOPRESERVATION OF OOCYTES: ADVANCES AND PITFALLS.
Authors: A Borini, Z P Nagy, E Seli, E Seli, A Cobo

OOCYTE CRYOPRESERVATION FOR OOCYTE DONORS.
Authors: Z P Nagy

[O-179] ONGOING IMPLANTATIONS AND BABY RATE PER VITRIFIED OOCYTE DURING THIRD PARTY REPRODUCTION USING GAMETES FROM AN EGG BANK.
Authors: P. Patrizio, P. D. Bernal, J. Kahn, C.-C. Chang, D. Shapiro, P. Z. Nagy

[O-198] EFFICIENCY OF PREIMPLANTATION GENETIC SCREENING (PGS) USING ARRAY-CGH COMPARED TO MATCHED CONTROL IVF PATIENT POPULATIONS WITH AND WITHOUT DAY-3 PGS FISH.
Authors: A. Capalbo, G. Wright, T. Elliott, S. Slayden, D. Mitchell-Leef, Z. P. Nagy

[O-252] TELOPHASE I OOCYTE VITRIFICATION.
Authors: C.-C. Chang, C.-J. Lin, D. B. Shapiro, S. M. Slayden, X. C. Tian, Z. P. Nagy

[O-74] FISH REANALYSIS OF INNER CELL MASS AND TROPHECTODERM SAMPLES OF PREVIOUSLY ARRAY-CGH SCREENED BLASTOCYSTS REVEALS HIGH ACCURACY OF DIAGNOSIS AND NO SIGN OF MOSAICISM OR PREFERENTIAL ALLOCATION.
Authors: A. Capalbo, G. Wright, L. Themaat, T. Elliott, L. Rienzi, Z. P. Nagy

[P-327] COMPARISON OF FOUR DIFFERENT CRYOPROTECTANT COMBINATIONS TO OBTAIN OPTIMAL OOCYTE SURVIVAL AND EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT IN A MOUSE MODEL.
Authors: C.-C. Chang, C.-J. Lin, X. C. Tian, A. A. Toledo, D. Mitchell-Leef, Z. P. Nagy

[P-349] IVF TREATMENT USING INTENTIONALLY VITRIFIED AND TRANSPORTED BLASTOCYSTS OBTAINED FROM DONOR CRYO-EGG BANK MAY PROVIDE AN EFFICIENT TREATMENT OPTION FOR RECIPIENTS AROUND THE WORLD.
Authors: Z. P. Nagy, C.-C. Chang, S. G. Hamilton, G. J. Goodrow, M. Gysler, D. B. Shapiro

[P-367] HIGH IMPLANTATION RATES FOLLOWING SINGLE EMBRYO TRANSFER PROVIDE SIMILAR PREGNANCY RATES TO MULTIPLE EMBRYO TRANSFER USING VITRIFIED DONOR OOCYTES.
Authors: Z. P. Nagy, C.-C. Chang, D. P. Bernal, A. A. Toledo, D. Mitchell-Leef, D. B. Shapiro

[P-373] RESULTS OF VITRIFIED/WARMED DONATED OOCYTE TREATMENT PROCEDURES IN DIFFERENT DONOR STIMULATION CYCLES WHERE HUMAN CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN OR LEUPROLIDE WAS USED TO TRIGGER OVULATION.
Authors: V. R. Libby, C.-C. Chang, T. Elliott, J. Kahn, D. Shapiro, Z. Nagy

[P-533] EGG QUALITY AND DEVELOPMENTAL POTENTIAL FROM MULTIPLE DONATION CYCLES IN EGG BANK DONORS.
Authors: L. Nel-Themaat, C.-C. Chang, D. P. Bernal, J. M. Kahn, D. B. Shapiro, Z. P. Nagy

OUR PRESENTATIONS - 2009 ASRM
Title: COMPARISON OF LABORATORY AND CLINICAL OUTCOMES BETWEEN FRESH AND VITRIFIED/WARMED SIBLING OOCYTES OBTAINED FROM 30-39 YEAR OLD IVF PATIENTS.
Zsolt P. Nagy

Title: CLINICAL EVALUATION OF THE FIRST ONE HUNDRED RECIPIENT CYCLES USING VITRIFIED/WARMED OOCYTES FROM A CRYO-EGG BANK AND COMPARISON OF OUTCOMES WITH FRESH OOCYTE DONATIONS.
Zsolt P. Nagy

Title: THE DIFFERENCE OF SPINDLE RECOVERY DURING OOCYTE CRYOPRESERVATION: VITRIFICATION VS. SLOW FREEZING.
Ching-Chien Chang

Abstract Title: EMBRYO BIOPSY - BACKGROUND INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO INCLUDING NEW AND IMPROVED TECHNIQUES.
Thomas Elliott

Abstract Title: HIGH SURVIVAL RATES OF VITRIFIED HUMAN OOCYTES ARE MAINTAINED AFTER EXPOSURE TO TRANSPORT CONDITIONS IN THE VAPOR PHASE OF LIQUID NITROGEN IN DRY SHIPPER FOR 60 HOURS.
Ching-Chien Chang

Abstract Title: CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF AN EFFICIENT OOCYTE FREEZING PROGRAM.
Diana Patricia Bernal

Abstract Title: COMPARISON OF ANEUPLOIDY RATES OF BLASTOCYST STAGE EMBRYOS DERIVED FROM FRESH AND VITRIFIED OOCYTES.
Luiz Fernando A. Colturato

Abstract Title: HUMAN OOCYTE PRESERVATION EXPERIENCE (HOPE): PRELIMINARY RESULTS.
Zsolt P. Nagy, PhD

Abstract Title: CLINICAL EVALUATION OF THE CRYOLOCK DEVICE AS A CARRIER FOR VITRIFICATION OF BLASTOCYST STAGE EMBRYOS OBTAINED FROM CRYOPRESERVED DONATED OOCYTES.
Diana Patricia Bernal

Abstract Title: THE USE OF SIBLING OOCYTES TO COMPARE OOCYTE VITRIFICATION OUTCOMES WITH DIFFERENT CRYOPROTECTANT COMPONENTS: A FORMULA WITHOUT DMSO.
Ching-Chien Chang

Abstract Title: CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF SHARED SIBLING DONATED OOCYTES AMONG MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS USING OOCYTE CRYO-BANK.
Ching-Chien Chang

Abstract Title: OOCYTE SPINDLE PRESERVATION DURING SLOW-RATE FREEZING.
Wright G, Chang CC, Tian XC, Yang X, Sung LY, Nagy ZP. Hum Reprod 2007;22(S1):i154.

Abstract Title: CLINICAL EVALUATION OF THE EFFICIENCY OF OOCYTE DONATION PROGRAM USING EGG CRYO-BANKING.
Nagy ZP, Chang CC, Shapiro DB, Elsner CW, Mitchell-Leef D, Kort HI. Fertil Steril 2007; 88(1S):S42.

Abstract Title: THE EFFECT OF CRYOPROTECTANTS ON PRESERVING OOCYTE SPINDLE FOLLOWING SUB-PHYSIOLOGICAL TEMPERATURE TREATMENT.
Chang CC, Tian XC, Yang X, Straub RJ, Keenan DL, Nagy ZP. Fertil Steril 2007; 88(1S):S94.

Abstract Title: IN-VIVO VERSUS RESCUED IN-VITRO MATURATION METAPHASE II OOCYTE VITRIFICATION OUTCOMES IN HUMAN.
Chang CC, Wright G, Elsner CW, Mitchell-Leef D, Kort HI, Nagy ZP.Fertil Steril 2007;88(1S):S346.

Abstract Title: PARALLEL COMPARISON OF PARTHENOGENETIC DEVELOPMENT FOLLOWING OOCYTE CRYOPRESERVATION: VITRIFICATION VS. SLOW FREEZING.
Chang CC, Sung LY, Tian XC, Yang X, Kort HI, Nagy ZP. Fertil Steril 2007;88(1S):S350.

Abstract Title: CLINICAL EVALUATION OF BLASTOCYST TRANSFER IN OOCYTE CRYOPRESERVATION CYCLES.
Chang CC, Bernal DP, Kort HI, Elsner CW, Mitchell-Leef D, Shapiro DB, Toledo AA, Nagy ZP. Hum Reprod 2008;23(S1):i149.

Abstract Title: THE IMPACT OF OOCYTE VITRIFICATION ON LABORATORY AND CLINICAL OUTCOMES IN 30-38 YEARS OLD IVF PATIENTS.
Chang CC, Bernal DP, Elsner CW, Toledo AA, Slayden SM, Nagy ZP. Fertil Steril 2008;90(1S):S271.

Abstract Title: MEIOTIC SPINDLE LOCALIZATION AND MICROFILAMENT DISTRIBUTION DURING OOCYTE VITRIFICATION.
Chang CC, Nagy ZP, Sung LY, Kort HI, Yang X, Tian XC. Fertil Steril 2008;90(1S):S46.

Abstract Title: TWO SUCCESSFUL PREGNANCIES OBTAINED FOLLOWING OOCYTE VITRIFICATION AND EMBRYO RE-VITRIFICATION.
Chang CC, Shapiro DB, Bernal DP, Wright G, Kort HI, Nagy ZP. Reprod Biomed Online. 2008; 16: 346-349.

Abstract Title: HUMAN OOCYTE VITRIFICATION: IN VIVO AND IN VITRO MATURATION OUTCOMES.
Chang CC, Shapiro DB, Bernal DP, Wright G, Kort HI, Nagy ZP. Reprod Biomed Online. 2008; 17: 684-688.

Abstract Title: CLINICAL EVALUATION OF THE EFFICIENCY OF AN OOCYTE DONATION PROGRAM USING EGG CRYO-BANKING.
Nagy ZP, Chang CC, Shapiro DB, Bernal DP, Elsner CW, Mitchell-Leef D, Toledo AA, Kort HI. Fertil Steril. 2009 (In press).

Abstract Title: OOCYTE SPINDLE PRESERVATION DURING VITRIFICATION OF MOUSE OOCYTES.
Chang CC, Tian XC, Yang X, Shapiro DB, Slayden SM, Nagy ZP. Fertil Steril 2007; 88(1S):S89.

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