Experts in Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

Reprogenetics brings together a unique group of scientists. Together we have expertise infields ranging from Molecular Genetics to Clinical Embryology. The combination of our resources makes us uniquely suited to provide the best service in the field of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis.

Santiago Munne

Dr. Munné is the Founder and Director of Reprogenetics. Originally from Barcelona, Dr. Munné gained his Ph.D. in Genetics from the University of Pittsburgh and in 1991, joined Dr. Jacques Cohen at the Cornell University Medical College located in New York City. It was at Cornell, he developed the first Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) test to detect embryonic numerical chromosome abnormalities to avoid Down’s syndrome and other abnormalities. The Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology recognized this and his following work with two consecutive prizes in 1994 and 1995. Read More ->

Jacques Cohen

Jacques Cohen is an experienced embryologist and laboratory director. He is the Director of The Art Institute of Washington. Jacques Cohen is one of the founders of Reprogenetics, an independent PGD service based in the USA and director of Tyho-Galileo Research Laboratories – an organization that promotes and conducts human fertilization and preimplantation research. He is also the Scientific Director of IVF-Online. He was trained in the 1970s at Erasmus University in Rotterdam, Holland as a Reproductive Scientist specialized in in vitro fertilization and cryobiology. Read More ->

Dagan Wells

Dagan Wells studied at University College London (UCL), obtaining bachelors and doctoral degrees in Genetics. He has been actively involved in preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) and the study of human gametes and embryos for two decades, conducting his first PGD cases in 1992. After a time spent supervising molecular diagnostics at the UCL Centre for PGD in London, Dr Wells moved to the United States and joined Reprogenetics, one of the largest providers of PGD services in the USA. Read More ->

Kelly Ketterson

Ms. Ketterson currently serves as the Director of Operations for Reprogenetics. In her role she is responsible for overall management including but not limited to Client Services, Financial Services, Marketing, Sales, Public Relations, Community Relations, Legal, Infrastructure Design and Execution. Ms. Ketterson has worked with Reprogenetics since its incorporation but joined RPG in August of 2004 as a member of the management team. Read More ->

Pere Colls

Dr. Colls is currently the Laboratory Director at Reprogenetics. Dr. Colls is a Board Certified High Complexity Laboratory Director (HCLD) specializing in Molecular Diagnostics and is also certified by The New York State Department of Health as a Laboratory Director in Cytogenetics and Molecular Testing. Dr. Colls completed his B.S. degree in Biology at Barcelona Autonoma University, Spain in 1993 and acquired his Ph.D. from Barcelona Autonoma University, Spain in 1998 in Human Genetics by studying structural chromosome abnormalities in the human sperm. Read More ->

Jack Loprete

As Reprogenetics VP of Finance Jack brings more than 20 years experience in senior finance and operations roles with an in-depth understanding of healthcare and healthcare technology. His experience includes over 18 years working closely with managed care, regulatory compliance, pharmacy and lab services and physician practices focused on fertility. With an MBA and CPA Jack also oversees accounting and finance functions including treasury, regulatory compliance M&A, planning and reporting. Read More ->