Dr Michael Neal
Job Title: Chief Executive
Scientific Director. He is one of the founding partners of ONE Fertility. He completed his Masters Degree in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Guelph, focusing on the reproductive consequences of chromosome abnormalities. His career in Human IVF started by working in a private clinic in Toronto, and he has since worked as a Laboratory Manager in public and private clinics since 2000. His experience in clinical Assisted Reproductive Technologies and his keen research interests have gained him an international reputation for innovation and excellence. He has numerous peer-reviewed publications and is a frequent reviewer for many major scientific journals related to reproduction. Mike is a recipient of the prestigious Laboratory Innovation in Fertility and Embryology (LIFE) Award. Recent honours include: Best Basic Science Paper, Best Clinical Paper, Alpha Exchange, and the R.T. Weaver Award, among other acknowledgements. In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Mike has research interests in the following areas: (a.) the effect of environmental contaminants on fertility, (b.) non-invasive measurements of embryo quality, and (c.) fertility preservation for male and female oncology patients. He is a member of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society (CFAS); the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM); International Society for Fertility Preservation (ISFP); among others. He sits on the executive of the ART Lab SIG and is on the Board of Directors for CFAS. He is also on the Advisory Board of Fertile Future, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping cancer patients preserve their fertility.