Dr. Yanguang Wu - PhD, HCLD/TS (ABB)
Dr. Yanguang Wu is an internationally recognized clinical embryology specialist and scientist in the field of Reproductive Biology and Embryo Engineering. He is a certificated High Complexity Laboratory Director (HCLD) of American Board of Bioanalysis (ABB) and a certificated clinical laboratory director (CQ) of New York State.
Before joining Legacy IVF, Dr. Wu worked as associated professor at Medical School of University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) from 2010 to 2013, Senior embryologist and IVF lab supervisor at Center for Human Reproduction (CHR) from 2013 to 2016, IVF lab director at Diamond Institute for Infertility and Menopause from 2016 to 2018. He is currently working as IVF lab director and tissue bank director at Legacy IVF.
Dr. Wu’s research interests focus on mammalian reproductive biology and embryo engineering, particularly in oogenesis, assisted reproductive technologies and mammalian cloning. He had published more than forty peer-reviewed research articles on top-ranked international journals. His clinical research which addressed improving oocyte quality and clinical outcome for women of advanced ages by modifying IVF treatment, named as “early retrievals”, has been report as a potential solution for age-related infertility disorders. He had been invited to give lectures on several international conferences regarding his basic and clinical research.
As have been working in the field for about 20 years, Dr. Wu is currently an active member of several professional societies including American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB), American Board of Bioanalysis (ABB), Society for Study of Reproduction (SSR), College of American Pathologists (CAP) and NY Metropolitan Embryology Society (NMES). He has been performing IVF laboratory on-site inspections of for CAP credential program.
As an experienced professional, Dr. Wu would like to keep maintaining high quality of IVF work at Legacy IVF. His experience, knowledge and the passion for work will help patients who are getting lab services at Legacy IVF to achieve the best opportunity for their treatments.