ASRM Scientific Congress Awards

Prize Papers

Candidates for two Scientific Congress Prizes are selected by the Research Committee from all abstracts submitted to the Congress regardless of designation of group for initial review. These oral presentations will be judged at the Congress and selection will be determined by the Research Committee. The presenters of the two Scientific Congress Prize papers will be awarded $1,000.

Prize Posters

Posters must be put up on the appropriate boards at the ASRM Scientific Congress & Expo on Sunday between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. or on Monday  between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., and must remain in place for the entire Congress. Posters must be removed by 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Posters will be judged by the Prize Poster Committee beginning at 12:00 noon Monday. The awardees will receive:

  • First Prize: $500
  • Second Prize: $300
  • Third Prize: $200

Congratulations to the 2019 Winners

(2 Equal Prizes of $1,000)

O-94 DEVELOPMENTAL POTENTIAL OF ANEUPLOID HUMAN EMBRYOS BEYOND IMPLANTATION. Marta Nasila Shahbazi, Ph.D1 , Tianren Wang, M.D., Ph.D.2 , Xin Tao, Ph.D2 , Li Sun, Ph.D2 , Yiping Zhan, Ph.D2 , Antonio Pellicer, MD, PhD3 , Richard Thomas Scott Jr., MD4 , Emre Seli, M.D.4 and Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz, Ph.D1 , 1 Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Mammalian Embryo and Stem Cell Group, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2 The Foundation for Embryonic Competence, Basking Ridge, NJ, 3 IVIRMA ROMA, Roma, Italy, 4 IVI-RMA New Jersey, Basking Ridge, NJ

O-93 HIGHER INCIDENCE OF POSTPARTUM COMPLICATIONS IN WOMEN WITH POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME. Snigdha Alur-Gupta, M.D.1 , Mary Regina Boland, Ph.D2 , Mary D Sammel, ScD3 , Kurt T Barnhart, MD, MSCE4 and Anuja Dokras, M.D., Ph.D.5 , 1 University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2 Affiliation not provided, 3 Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 4 Univeristiy of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 5 University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA

(1ST Place -$500 /2nd Place-$300 /3rd Place - $200)

1st place Poster: P-374
THE TP73 GENE (rs3765730) G>A POLYMORPHISM IS ASSOCIATED WITH OVARIAN RESPONSE DURING IVF/ICSI TREATMENT. Laura D Vagnini, B.Sc.1 , Claudia G Petersen, Ph.D.2 , Ana Lucia Mauri, B.Sc.2 , Adriana Renzi, Ph.D.1 , Bruna Petersen, B.Sc.2 , Mariana Mattila, B.Sc.3 , Andreia Nicoletti, R.N.3 , Felipe Dieamant, M.D.2 , Joao Batista A Oliveira, M.D., Ph.D.2 , Ricardo L R Baruffi, M.D.2 and Jose G Franco Jr., M.D., Ph.D.2 , 1 Paulista Center for Diagnosis, Research and Training, Ribeirao Preto, Brazil, 2 Center for Human Reproduction Prof. Franco Jr/ Paulista Center for Diagnosis, Research and Training, Ribeirao Preto, Brazil, 3 Center for Human Reproduction Prof. Franco Jr, Ribeirao Preto, Brazil

2nd place Poster: P-478
IN VITRO FERTILIZATION AND GESTATIONAL HYPERTENSION/PREECLAMPSIA RISK: EFFECT OF DIAGNOSIS VERSUS TREATMENT PARAMETERS. Barbara Luke, ScD, MPH1 , Morton B Brown, PhD2 , Michael L Eisenberg, M.D.3 , Caitriona M Callan, MBBChir4 , Beverley Jayne Botting, PhD4 , Allan Pacey, BSc, PhD5 , Alastair G Sutcliffe, MD, PhD4 and Valerie L Baker, MD6 , 1 Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 2 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 3 Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 4 Affiliation not provided, 5 University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom, 6 Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Lutherville, MD

3rd place Poster: P-479
OBSERVATIONAL 4-YEARS STUDY OF OBSTETRIC COMPLICATIONS AFTER IN VITRO FERTILIZATION (IVF) AND FRESH EMBRYO TRANSFER IN A FRENCH NATIONAL COHORT OF 43,084 DELIVERIES. Sylvie Epelboin Sr., MD1 , Morgane Valentin, MD2 , Rachel Levy Sr., MD PhD3 , Marianne Bergere Sr., MD4 and Fabienne Pessione Sr., Dr4 , 1 Hôpital Bichat-Claude Bernard, Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris, Paris 7 Diderot University, Paris, France, 2 Hôpital bichat, Paris, France, 3 Hôpital Tenon Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris Sorbonne University, Paris, France, 4 Agence de la Biomédecine, Saint-Denis, France

(1ST Place -$200 /2nd Place-$100 /3rd Place - $50)

1st place Poster: P-206
IS THE ‘OESTRO-ANDROGENIC’ HORMONE DEHYDRO-EPIANDROSTERONE SULPHATE (DHEAS) THE INTRACRINE REGULATOR OF IMPLANTATION AND EARLY PREGNANCY?: A PROSPECTIVE STUDY IN WOMEN UNDERGOING IVF. Bindu N. Chimote, M.Sc., M.Phil, Ph.D.(Biochemistry); M.Sc. Clinical Embryology (Leeds-UK),a Natchandra Manoharrao Chimote, M.Sc., Ph.D.b a Consultant Clinical Embryologist, Nagpur, India; b Scientific Director, Vaunshdhara Fertility Centre, Nagpur, India.

2nd place Poster: P-687
THE PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPACT OF SURROGACY ON THE FAMILIES OF GESTATIONAL CARRIERS: IMPLICATIONS FOR CLINICAL PRACTICE. Mary P. Riddle, Ph.D., Stephanie C. Michaud, B.S., Quenell D. Redden, B.S., Olivia R. Pozza, B.A., Brendan L. Scanlan, B.S., The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.

3rd place Poster: P-191
FRESH VERSUS FREEZE-ALL STRATEGY IN ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGY – A COCHRANE REVIEW. Tjitske Zaat, MD. (MSc), Miriam S. Zagers, MSc., Femke Mol, M.D., PhD, Mariette Goddijn, Prof. Dr. MD. PhD., M. van Wely, Dr. PhD., Sebastiaan Mastenbroek, PhD. Amsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam, Center for Reproductive Medicine, Amsterdam Reproduction & Development Research Institute, Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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