Dr. Dean Morbeck

Scientific Director

Dr Dean is the Scientific Director for Fertility Associates and is a Lecturer at the University of Auckland. He is actively involved with research, focusing on in vitro stress during embryo culture, specifically, identifying sources of stress and developing improved methods for detection and prevention of factors that cause stress during preimplantation embryo culture.

Dr. Morbeck is actively investigating the benefits of time-lapse imaging for improving conditions and providing better embryo selection.
Prior to joining in 2016, Dr. Morbeck spent 10 years at the Mayo Clinic and prior to that over 10 years as a laboratory director in private practice, first in Ohio and then in Minnesota. For three years (2004-2006) he functioned independently as an off-site director/consultant at several clinics across the US.