Watch Evvy's Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer, Pita Navarro, and Dr. Lynn Westphal, M.D., FACOG, Chief Medical Officer at Kindbody in coversation about IVF and the vaginal microbiome as they discuss topics including:
- Vaginal dysbiosis and associations with early pregnancy loss and reduction in clinical pregnancy rates in IVF couples
- The evolution of IVF in technology and population
- How research on the vaginal microbiome will change the way we approach assisted reproductive technology
About the panelists:
Dr. Lynn Westphal, M.D., FACOG, Chief Medical Officer at Kindbody
A renowned leader in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, Lynn Marie Westphal, M.D., FACOG is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility) at Stanford University Medical Center, Emirta and serves as the Lead Chief Medical Officer, CMO, Medicine & Research & REI for Kindbody. Among her many extraordinary accomplishments, Dr. Westphal set up one of the first oocyte cryopreservation programs in the country and co-founded the Stanford Center for Health Research on Women and Sex Differences in Medicine (WSDM).
Pita Navarro, Chief Science Officer and Co-Founder at Evvy
Pita is a molecular biologist by training with a deep passion for driving the translation of scientific discoveries into technologies that can improve outcomes and empower women to live healthier lives. As an entrepreneur-scientist, her biotech start up experience spans across research, development and commercialization of novel diagnostics and digital health tools.Prior to starting Evvy, Pita was a founding team member at Athelas where she lead the development of AI-based devices to monitor key biomarkers of inflammation for chronically ill patients.