Fernando Bronet, Ph.D.

Director of the IVF and PGD Laboratories at IVI Madrid

IVI Madrid

Fernando Bronet, Ph.D.


Dr. Fernando Bronet is the Director of the IVF and PGD Laboratories at IVI Madrid since 2008. He graduated from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid in 2000, where, in 2005 he also completed a PhD at the Department of Animal Physiology. In 2008, he completed a Fellowship at Melbourne IVF, before returning to take on his current position. He has a Senior Embryologist certificate from ESHRE, and serves on the executive board of the genetic interest group of the Spanish National Society for the Study of the Seproductive Biology (ASEBIR).

Dr. Bronet has been invited to speak nationally and internationally and authored or co-authored several book chapters and numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals. He also serves as Ad Hoc Reviewer for Fertility and Sterility, Human Reproduction, Reproductive BioMedicine Online, Journal of Human Reproductive Sciences, Journal of Assisted Reproduction Genetics, Molecular Human Reproduction Reproductive Biology and European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Dr. Bronet has been involved in teaching since his early career, imparting postgraduate courses since 2005. Presently he is the Coordinator of the Genetic in Human Reproduction Module from the Master’s Degree in Biology and Technology of Assisted Human Reproduction at Madrid European University. His research interests include ART, embryonic competence and aneuploidy, culture conditions, and laboratory QA/QC.

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B.Sc. Complutense University of Madrid, Spain (2000)
Ph.D (Biology) Complutense University of Madrid, Spain (2005)
Fellowship Melbourne IVF, Australia (2008)


  • Type of chromosome abnormality affects embryo morphology dynamics.
    Del Carmen Nogales M, Bronet F, Basile N, Martínez EM, Liñán A, Rodrigo L, Meseguer M.
    Fertil Steril. 2017 Jan;107(1):229-235.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2016.09.019. Epub 2016 Nov 2.

  • Automatic time-lapse instrument is superior to single-point morphology observation for selecting viable embryos: retrospective study in oocyte donation.
    Aparicio-Ruiz B, Basile N, Pérez Albalá S, Bronet F, Remohí J, Meseguer M.
    Fertil Steril, 106:1379-85, 2016.

  • Is there a relationship between time-lapse parameters and embryo sex?.
    Bronet F, Nogales MC, Martínez E, Ariza M, Rubio C, García-Velasco JA, Meseguer M.
    Fertil Steril 103:396-401, 2015.

  • Successful ICSI in an azoospermic and kidney transplant man with type 1 primary hyperoxaluria and first histopathological testicular findings described in the literature.
    Balmori C, Guillén A, Montans J, Bronet F, García-Velasco JA.
    Andrologia, 47:109-11, 2015.

  • Oocyte versus embryo vitrification for delayed embryo transfer: an observational study
    Herrero L, Pareja S, Aragonés M, Cobo A, Bronet F, Garcia-Velasco JA. Reprod Biomed Online, 29:567-72, 2014.

  • Embryo aneuploidy screening with CGH arrays in the absence of implantation.
    García-Herrero, S; Rodrigo, L; Mateu, E; Peinado, V; Milán, M; Campos-Galindo, I; Vera, M; Mercader, A; Bronet, F; Requena, A; Simón, C; Rubio, C. Médecine de la Reproduction, Gynécologie Endocrinologie, 16:112-119, 2014.

  • Increasing the probability of selecting chromosomally normal embryos by time-lapse morphokinetics analysis.
    Basile, N; Nogales, MC; Bronet, F; Florensa, M;Riqueiros, M; Rodrigo, L; García-Velasco, JA and Meseguer, M.
    Fertil Steril, 101:699-704, 2014.

  • Type of culture media does not affect embryo kinetics: a time-lapse analysis of sibling oocytes.
    Basile N, Morbeck D, Garcia-Velasco JA, Bronet F, Meseguer M.
    Hum Reprod, 28:634-641, 2013.

  • Sperm DNA fragmentation index does not correlate with the sperm or embryo aneuploidy rate in recurrent miscarriage or implantation failure patients.
    Bronet F, Martínez E, Gaytán M, Liñán A, Cernuda D, Ariza M, Nogales M, Pacheco A, San Celestino M, Garcia-Velasco JA.
    Hum Reprod, 27:1922-29, 2012.

  • The impact of in-vitro maturation of oocytes on aneuploidy rate.
    Requena A, Bronet F, Guillén A, Agudo D, Bou C, García-Velasco JA.
    Reprod Biomed Online. 2009 Jun;18(6):777-83.

  • The impact of in-vitro maturation of oocytes on aneuploidy rate.
    Requena A, Bronet F, Guillén A, Agudo D, Bou, C; García-Velasco JA
    RBM Online, 18:777-83, 2009.

  • Oxidative impairment in poisoning with heavy metals
    Bronet, F.; Hontecillas, L.; Hormigo, D.; Corpas, I.
    Toxicology Letters, 158: 179, 2005.

  • Gastrointestinal impairment after a lead intoxication
    Bronet, F.; Corpas, I.
    J. Physiol. Biochem, 61: 208, 2005.

  • Lead and cadmium intoxication produce alterations in central neruous system
    Bronet, F.; Hormigo, D.; Marquina, D.; Corpas, I.
    J. Physiol. Biochem, 61: 233, 2005.

  • Physiologic alterations in the kidney of rats in the intoxication with lead.
    Bronet, F.; Hormigo, D.; Marquina, D.; Corpas, I.
    J. Physiol, 548 P, 2003.

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