Dr Konstantinos A. Economou studied biology at the University of Crete, Greece. In 2003 he obtained an MSc degree in “Prenatal Genetics and Fetal Medicine” from University College London. He trained as Clinical Embryologist in London, UK. After having worked as Senior Clinical Embryologist in highly reputable London private IVF clinics, he is working since 2009 as a Consultant Clinical Embryologist in a private IVF clinic in Athens, Greece. In 2017 he received a PhD degree in Clinical Embryology from Athens University Medical School.
His research interests are: Artificial oocyte activation – Growth factor embryo co-culture – Preimplantation genetic diagnosis - Preimplantation genetic screening – Polar body oocyte biopsy – Blastocyst stage embryo biopsy – Pronuclear transplantation – Spindle transfer technology.