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Olga Bystrova
Embryology Laboratory Supervisor,
Head of the “Preserving Fertility in Cancer Patients” Centre, Ph. D. (Biology)
20 years experience
Embryology
Laboratory specialists do not offer appointment times
About the doctor
Work experience
Since 2001: Research fellow in the Laboratory of Normal Morphology and Pathology at D. O. Ott Research Institute of Obstetrics, Gynaecology, and Reproductive Medicine of Russian Academy of Medical Sciences

Since 2002: Cytologist in the Laboratory of Normal Morphology and Pathology at D. O. Ott Research Institute of Obstetrics, Gynaecology, and Reproductive Medicine of Russian Academy of Medical Sciences

Since 2004: Embryologist, Cytology specialist in Scandinavia AVA-PETER clinic.

Since 2005: Participates in developing “Preserving Fertility in Cancer Patients” program

Since 2015: Embryologist, top lead expert in preserving fertility in cancer patients

Since 2019: Head of the “Preserving Fertility in Cancer Patients” Centre
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Main education
1998: Pavlov Saint Petersburg State Medical University, Department of General Medicine, Specialist Diploma in General Medicine

1998–1999: Clinical Internship in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, in Saint Petersburg State Budgetary Healthcare Institution “Maternity hospital No. 16” and Occupational Health Facility No. 7 (now — Saint Petersburg State Budgetary Healthcare Institution “City Clinical Oncological Dispensary”)
Additional education
2001–2002: Saint Petersburg Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, “Histopathology in Obstetrics and Gynaecology” and “Clinical and Laboratory Diagnostics (Cytology)” Continuing Professional Development courses

2005: Karolinska Institute, Sweden, Apprenticeship in Cryopreservation of Biological Materials
Professional communities, awards
Saint Petersburg Society of Naturalists competition of bachelor’s and master’s diploma theses winner in 2000, Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation grant winner in 2002

Author of the patent of the Russian Federation No. 2336697 dated 27.10.2008 “Ovarian tissue preparation method for the transplantation in patients with malignant neoplasms of the reproductive system organs”

Winner of the D. O. Ott Award for the best research work in the development of fundamental and applied aspects of obstetrics, gynaecology and human reproduction in 2012

Member of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), the International Society for Fertility Preservation (ISFP), and the Russian Association of Human Reproduction (RAHR)
Academic articles and published works
Author of more than 15 articles in foreign and local journals, several chapters in monographs, co-author of the “Preserving fertility in cancer patients: A doctor’s guide” manual

Regular participant in international and Russian conferences on reproductive medicine, oncology and clinical embryology