Panos Michael Zavos, Ed.S., Ph.D
Laboratory Director
Dr. Panos ZavosDr. Panos Michael Zavos, Ed.S., Ph.D. is a Professor Emeritus of Reproductive Physiology-Andrology at the University of Kentucky, Honorary Professor at the China Academy of Science, Founder, Director and Chief Andrologist of the Andrology Institute of America, Co-founder, Scientific Director and Chief Embryologist of the Kentucky Center for Reproductive Medicine and President and CEO of ZDL, Inc., a private corporation that markets infertility products and technologies, worldwide. He received his B.S. in Biology, his M.S. in Biology-Physiology and Ed.S. from Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas. Dr. Zavos received his Ph.D. in Reproductive Physiology in 1978 from the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Zavos has a long career as a Reproductive Specialist and is the chief scientist in the development of several new and innovative technologies in the animal and human reproductive areas with worldwide implications. He has authored or coauthored more than 400 peer-review publications, along with a number of solicited reviews, book chapters and popular press releases. He has presented more than 300 abstracts and other presentations at a large number of scientific meetings all over the world. He served as an ad hoc reviewer for the NIH and other scientific groups.

Dr. Zavos was awarded the first ever Honorary Professorship by the Chinese Academy of Science to an American. Dr. Zavos has numerous scientific collaborations nationally and internationally and his publications have appeared in ten languages. He is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the American Society of Andrology (ASA), the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), the Middle East Fertility Society ( MEFS), the Japanese Fertility Society, the International Society of Cryobiology, Sigma XI, Gamma Sigma Delta and a number of other Scientific and Professional Societies. Dr. Zavos is a true pioneer and is recognized worldwide as a leading researcher and authority in the areas of male reproductive physiology, gamete physiology, human infertility and Andrology.