Bahar Uslu, MD, PhD is a clinical embryologist, histologist, and inventor & designer of equipment for
stem cell & IVF laboratories. She was educated and obtained medical degrees in three different countries -
Turkey, Great Britain and the USA. Her clinical interests are IVF techniques, regenerative medicine, tissue
engineering and embryonic stem cells. Her current research interest is focused on the investigation of the
regulation of gene expression in granulosa cells.
Dr. Uslu is a Board Certified Specialist in both Histology and Embryology. She served as a founder and
director of Reproductive Medicine, Andrology and Infertility Units in the Turkish Ministry of Health
Hospitals for 4 years. Her postgraduate training also included fellowships and lecturing in reproductive
endocrinology and infertility at the Yale School of Medicine for 5 years in New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
Dr. Uslu has been the recipient of many national and international institutes of health and pharmaceutical
industry-sponsored research grants and prizes. More than 50 conferences, presentations, book chapters and
articles by Dr Uslu have been published in leading journals and institutions. She is a senior reviewer on the
editorial boards of several scientific journals including Journal of Cytotechnology, Stem Cells and Cloning:
Advances and Applications, Advanced Healthcare Technologies and the International Journal of Women's
Health. Dr. Uslu is the Founding President and current Vice President of the Society of Histologists and
Her own brand new method (Uslu method) has just been published in the Journal of Ovarian Research
updating historical method in ovarian follicle counting. Dr. Uslu was rated as the top reproductive
medicine doctor 2015 in a patient clinical survey web page of eniyiler.net in Turkey. She was a
nominee of “Academician of the year 2017” by ANTIKAD committee.
Some of her responsibilities were Laboratory Director of Reproductive Health for five major hospitals
responsible for over 2,000 employees with full budgetary and financial decision-making authority;
Worldwide Founder of the Society of Histologists & Embryologists with over 300 members representing
the finest medical and scientific minds in the world; and Vice-President of the Turkish-American
Federation responsible for organizing events and communications in our 56 national cultural branches
across America. She organized some social campaigns included Van city earthquake victims “ Bir tugla da
sen koy” aiming to build a new region on east part of Turkey.
She has lectured around the world and has served as faculty of several postgraduate courses focused on the
clinical aspects of infertility. Additionally, she plays an active role in medical student and resident
education, and advises researchers and students currently studying at Yale.