Nicolás Garrido Puchalt, Ph.D., M.Sc., is the Director of IVI Foundation, and Director of Research Administration at IVI RMA Global. Dr. Garrido obtained his B.Sc. in Biology from the University of Valencia in 1997, followed by a Post-graduate Research Fellowship at the Department of Gynaecology, Heinrich-Heine University, in Düsseldorf, Germany. He obtained his Doctorate Degree from the University of Valencia in 2001, receiving the Extraordinary Prize in 2002, and a Master’s Degree in Research Methodology: Design and Statistics in Health Sciences from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) in 2009. He served as the Director of the Andrology Laboratory and Sperm Bank at the IVI University Institute in Valencia from 2000 until 2016, and lead the IVI Teaching Program starting in 2004, and afterwards the IVI Learning Center until 2017.
He is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Valencia, heading numerous research projects funded by the local and federal governments. His research interests include male infertility, sperm physiology, sperm selection techniques, biomarkers of fertility, and statistical approaches to measure ART success.
He authored or co-authored over 350 abstracts, wrote more than 80 book chapters, and 150 original or review articles in scientific journals. He received the Spanish Fertility Society Award in 2002 and 2004, the Spanish Urology Association Award in 2004, the American Society of Andrology Award (2007, 2010, 2011), and the Salud 2000 Foundation Award in 2010.
Dr. Garrido serves as Associate Editor for Fertility and Sterility, and Ad Hoc Reviewer for the Journal of Assisted Reproduction Genetics, Reproductive BioMedicine Online, Human Reproduction, and Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology in the field, among others and as the editor for a textbook on Male Fertility.
|ASRM Star Award||2020|
|Asian Journal of Andrology Outstanding Paper Award||2019|
|Fertility and Sterility Star Reviewer Award||2016|
|Fertility and Sterility Exemplary Reviewer||2013|
|Asian Journal of Andrology Top referee||2013|
|Lalor Foundation Award at the 36th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Andrology.||2011|
|Reproductive Biomedicine Online Robert G. Edwards Prize Paper Award||2011|
|Lalor Foundation Award at the 35th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Andrology||2010|
|Fundación Salud 2000, Prize||2010|
|Clovis Salgado Prize for the Best Scientific work in Gyecology, Minas Gerais, Brasil||2009|
|Lalor Foundation Award at th e32nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Andrology||2007|
|Spanish Fertility Society Award||2004|
|Reunión Grupo Uro-Andrologico Spanish Urology Association, Marcadores moleculares de fertilidad masculina Congreso: XXII, Best Communication Award||2004|
|Extraordinary PhD Award, University of Valencia||2002|
|Spanish Fertility Society Award||2002|