Dr. Mylene Yao, Cofounder and CEO, has led Univfy from technology invention and platform development to commercialization. Dr. Yao’s vision is to combine healthcare AI, scientific validation and fintech to power women’s and couple’s access to the most effective and safest fertility treatments. She has more than 20 years of experience in clinical and scientific research in reproductive medicine.


Prior to Univfy, Dr. Yao was faculty at Stanford University where she led NIH-funded fertility and embryo genetics research and developed the Univfy technology with the academic founding team.


Dr. Yao graduated from University of Toronto Medical School and completed her OB/GYN residency training at McGill University. She received her clinical subspecialty training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Brigham and Women’s Hospital at Harvard University.


Dr. Yao received awards for her research on pre-implantation embryo development and uterine receptivity. She is co-author of the Infertility chapter in Berek and Novak’s Gynecology, the top medical textbook for OB/GYNs. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family.

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