Webinar: Disaster preparedness - is your lab ready?

Tue, Jun 25, 2013

What would you do if the back-up generator fails? What if your Electronic Medical Records system is not functioning?  If floods are rising? If patients or personnel could not get to your clinic? What would you do if your area is on lockdown?

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Tags: In-vitro Fertilization, Frozen Shipping, IVF, Embryo, SRBT, egg, sperm, disaster preparedness

The History of IVF

Mon, Jun 24, 2013

IVF History and Statistcs

Every year, thousands of people seek IVF treatments to help them realize their dream of becoming parents. Cryoport helps people seeking IVF to ship their embryos, eggs, and sperm from doctors to clinics. We ensure that your precious cargo reaches its final destination safe and sound, whether we're delivering within the US or overseas. Call us today at

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Tags: IVF, history of ivf, shipping embryos

Shipping Embryos to India

Mon, Apr 01, 2013

Cryogenic shipping is part of the booming IVF medical tourism process.   The Economic Times reporting from Kishwar Desai’s book, Origins of Love, said that 25,000 babies were born from IVF and surrogacy in India in 2011.  People engage in reproductive tourism because a state or country other than their own can offer them better fertility treatment options.

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Tags: Frozen Shipping, IVF, Embryo, India, egg, sperm

Presentation: Practical pH for the IVF Lab

Sat, Mar 02, 2013

This presentation, “Practical pH for the IVF Lab”, was created by Jason Swain, Ph.D., H.C.L.D., a leader in the field of optimizing culture media and pH regulation. The presentation features how pH dynamics can affect gamete/embryo development and function.  It was given during a web event sponsored by Cryoport and SRBT.

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Tags: In-vitro Fertilization, Frozen Shipping, IVF, Embryo, SRBT, egg, sperm, pH, Jason Swain

Cryoport Successfully Ships Embryos to India!

Tue, Feb 26, 2013

In order for IVF clinics to ship embryos into India they must obtain permission through BOTH methods listed below:

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Tags: Frozen Shipping, IVF, Embryo, India, egg, sperm

Cryoport Ships Embryos for Adoption Service Featured in PEOPLE Magazine

Wed, Jan 23, 2013

Would-be parents can adopt frozen embryos that are remaining after another couple's IVF procedures have been completed.  One of Cryoport’s customers, Embryo Adoption Services of Cedar Park, facilitates affordable, nationwide services for embryo donation and embryo adoption.  The process includes matching donating families to adopting families, providing legal contracts, shipping of the embryos to the adopting family clinic, and counseling for both families.

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Tags: Frozen Shipping, IVF, Embryo, egg, sperm, Embryo Adoption, PEOPLE magazine, Embryo Adoption Services of Cedar Park

Deep Frozen – Minus the Deep Pockets

Wed, Nov 28, 2012

Asterand, a leading global supplier of human tissue-based research services, was using global freight forwarders to transport frozen tissue shipments to customers around the world. However, not only did the company experience issues with maintaining the proper temperature range during shipping delays, but the per shipment cost also varied significantly depending on the destination and the package characteristics.

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Tags: Frozen Shipping, Cold Chain Logistics, Dry Shipper, Frozen Shipping, cold shipping, Clinical Trials Logistics, News, frozen shipping solution, FedEx, Asterand

Putting the Deep Freeze on Shipping Costs

Sun, Nov 25, 2012

Cenetron Diagnostics, a premier provider of molecular laboratory services that support pivotal global trials for anti-viral and oncology drug development programs, was relying on costly premium carriers to ship temperature-sensitive clinical trial samples via dry ice all over the world. What the provider needed was a more efficient, cost-effective way to transport these specimens.

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Tags: Frozen Shipping, Cold Chain Logistics, Dry Shipper, Frozen Shipping, cold shipping, Clinical Trials Logistics, News, frozen shipping solution, FedEx, Cenetron

Dr. José Horcajadas Wins SRBT Basic Science Award at ASRM

Thu, Oct 25, 2012

Cryoport was pleased to present the SRBT Basic Science Award prize to Dr. José Horcajadas during the ASRM conference in San Diego.  The SRBT Basic Science Award is awarded to a basic reproductive science abstract submitted in either a Reproductive Biology or Reproductive Technology category for the 2012 ASRM Annual Meeting. The winning abstract topic is Development and Improvement of a New Multi-Genetic Test for the Detection of 221 of the Most Highly Penetrant Monogenic Diseases.

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Tags: Frozen Shipping, IVF, Embryo, egg, sperm, ASRM, SRBT, José Horcajadas, Basic Science

Top Five Shipping Concerns for IVF Clinics

Tue, Oct 23, 2012

Cryoport is a leading provider of cryogenic shipping for IVF clinics. Because we’ve worked with so many clinics, we hear some of the same concerns.

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Tags: Frozen Shipping, IVF, Embryo, egg, sperm, ASRM, SRBT, India