Dr. Manuel Viotti, PhD, HCLD (ABB)

VP of PGT and Clinical Laboratory Director at Kindlabs

Manuel Viotti is the Vice President of PGT and Clinical Laboratory Director at Kindlabs, Kindbody. He also holds an appointment as a Senior Scientist at the Zouves Foundation for Reproductive Medicine. Dr. Viotti earned a PhD in molecular and cell biology from the Weill Graduate School of Cornell University, specializing in mammalian embryology. He serves as the director of the Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis International Society (PGDIS), a board member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) PGT-SIG, and is the founder and officer of the International Registry of Mosaic Embryo Transfers (IRMET). Dr. Viotti’s current research focuses on improving outcomes in the IVF clinic, with a special focus on the molecular and cell biology of the embryo and the uterine environment. He is the lead author of numerous peer-reviewed scientific publications in the field of embryology and genetics and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics (JARG).

The following five publications represent selected highlights from  extensive portfolio of groundbreaking research and advancements:

  • Using outcome data from one thousand mosaic embryo transfers to formulate an embryo ranking system for clinical use.
    Viotti M, Victor AR, Barnes FL, Zouves CG, Besser AG, Grifo JA, Cheng EH, Lee MS, Horcajadas JA, Corti L, Fiorentino F, Spinella F, Minasi MG, Greco E, Munné S.
    Fertil Steril. 2021 May;115(5):1212-1224. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2020.11.041. Epub 2021 Mar 6.
    PMID: 33685629
  • Let the data do the talking: the need to consider mosaicism during embryo selection.
    Viotti M, McCoy RC, Griffin DK, Spinella F, Greco E, Madjunkov M, Madjunkova S, Librach CL, Victor AR, Barnes FL, Zouves CG.
    Fertil Steril. 2021 Nov;116(5):1212-1219. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2021.09.008. Epub 2021 Oct 7.
    PMID: 34627598
  • Assessment of aneuploidy concordance between clinical trophectoderm biopsy and blastocyst.
    Victor AR, Griffin DK, Brake AJ, Tyndall JC, Murphy AE, Lepkowsky LT, Lal A, Zouves CG, Barnes FL, McCoy RC, Viotti M.
    Hum Reprod. 2019 Jan 1;34(1):181-192. doi: 10.1093/humrep/dey327.
    PMID: 30418565
  • One hundred mosaic embryos transferred prospectively in a single clinic: exploring when and why they result in healthy pregnancies.
    Victor AR, Tyndall JC, Brake AJ, Lepkowsky LT, Murphy AE, Griffin DK, McCoy RC, Barnes FL, Zouves CG, Viotti M.
    Fertil Steril. 2019 Feb;111(2):280-293. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2018.10.019.
    PMID: 30691630
  • Accurate quantitation of mitochondrial DNA reveals uniform levels in human blastocysts irrespective of ploidy, age, or implantation potential.
    Victor AR, Brake AJ, Tyndall JC, Griffin DK, Zouves CG, Barnes FL, Viotti M.
    Fertil Steril. 2017 Jan;107(1):34-42.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2016.09.028. Epub 2016 Oct 25.
    PMID: 27793366