Biography

Justin Tan is an Obstetrics and Gynecology Resident at the University of British Columbia, Canada. He received his Bachelors in Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA, followed by a Masters in Public Health and Biostatistics from the University of Cambridge, UK, and most recently his medical degree from McGill University, Canada.

Publications

Primary author publications:

Tan J, Yong P, Bedaiwy MA, “A critical review of recent advances in the diagnosis, classification, and treatment of uterine adenomyosis”
Current Opinions in Obstetrics & Gynecology (June 2019) PMID: 31192829

Tan J, Taskin O, Albert A, Bedaiwy MA, “Association between Sperm DNA Fragmentation and Unexplained Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: Systematic Review & Meta-analysis”
RBM Online (December 2018) PMID: 30979611

Tan J, Tannus S, Taskin O, Kan A, Albert A, Bedaiwy MA, “Effect of Unilateral Tubal Block on Pregnancy Rates after Intrauterine Insemination: Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis”
British Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology (August 2018) PMID: 30169895

Iews M, Tan J (co-first authors), Taskin O, Alfaraj S, AbdelHafez F, Abdellah A, Bedaiwy MA, “Does Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) Improve Reproductive Outcomes in Couples with Recurrent Pregnancy Loss due to Structural Chromosomal Rearrangements? A Systematic Review”
Reproductive BioMedicine Online (March 2018) PMID: 29627226

Tan J, Taskin O, “Regarding ‘Reproductive Outcomes of Segmented In Vitro Fertilization in Patients Diagnosed with Endometriomas’”
Journal of Minimally Invasive Surgery (February 2018) PMID: 29596998

Tan J, Moriarty S, Taskin O, Allaire C, Williams C, Yong P, Bedaiwy MA, “Reproductive Outcomes after Fertility-Sparing Surgery for Focal and Diffuse Adenomyosis: A Systematic Review.”
Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology (December 2017) PMID: 29305234

Tan J, Han A, Hitkari J, Taylor B, Tallon N, Nakhuda G, “The role of the Endometrial Receptivity Array (ERA) in patients who have failed euploid embryo transfers.”
Journal of Assisted Reproduction & Genetics (November 2017) PMID: 29327111

 

 

 

Co-author publications:

Taskin O, Rikhraj K, Tan J, Rowe T, Bedaiwy M, “The link between Endometriosis, Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease, and Mid-Life Women’s Health”
Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology (February 2019) PMID: 31028947

Lisonkova S, Tan J, Wen Q, Abdellatif L, Richter L, Sukainah A, Yong P, Bedaiwy MA. “Temporal Trends in Severe Morbidity Associated with Ectopic Pregnancy Requiring Hospitalization”
BMJ Open (February 2019) PMID: 30782901

Tannus S, Dahan MH, Tan J, Tan SL, “Issues related to human oocyte vitrification: a consideration of the facts”
Journal of Assisted Reproduction & Genetics (July 2018) PMID: 29667045

Hatirnaz S, Ata B, Hatirnaz ES, Dahan MH, Tannus S, Tan J, Tan SL, “Oocyte maturation: A systematic review”
Turkish Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology (June 2018) PMID: 29971189

Bedaiwy MA, Abdel-Rahman M, Tan J, AbdelHafez FF, Abdelkareem AO, Henry D, Lisonkova S, Hurd WW, Liu JH, “Clinical, hormonal and metabolic parameters in women with subclinical hypothyroidism and polycystic ovary syndrome: a cross sectional study”
Journal of Women’s Health (May 2018) PMID: 29620956

Bedaiwy M, Yong P, Farghaly TA, AbdelHafez FF, Tan J, Pope R, Hurd WW, Liu JH, Zanotti K, “The Effect of age and body mass index on the surgical anatomy of supraumbilical port insertion: implications for laparoscopic and robotic surgery”
Gynecologic & Obstetric Investigation (April 2018) PMID: 29705775

Tannus S, Tan J, Son WY, Dahan HM, “Prevalence, Clinical Characteristics and Reproductive Outcomes of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) in Older Women Referred for Tertiary Fertility Care”
Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics (April 2018) PMID: 29289990

Tannus S, Hatirnaz S, Tan J, Ata B, Tan SL, Hatirnaz E, Kenat-Pektas M, Dahan MH, “Predictive factors for live birth after in vitro maturation of oocytes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome’”
Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics (January 2018) PMID: 28993961

Carrascosa J, Cotan D, Jurado I, Oropesa-Avila M, Sanchez-Martin P, Savaris R, Tan J, Sachez-Alcazar JA, Tan SL, Horcajadas JA, “The Effect of Copper on Endometrial Receptivity and Induction of Apoptosis on Decidualized Human Endometrial Stromal Cells”
Reproductive Sciences (October 2017) PMID: 28982293

Maithripala S, Ursula D, Havelock J, Kashyap S, Hitkari J, Tan J, Iews M, Lisonkova S, Bedaiwy M, “Prevalence and treatment choices for couples with recurrent pregnancy loss due to structural chromosomal anomalies”
Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology Canada (September 2017) PMID: 29276169

Huang L, Tan J, Hitkari J, Dahan M, “Should IVF be used as first-line treatment or as a last resort? A debate presented at the 2013 Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society meeting”
Reproductive BioMedicine Online (February 2015) PMID: 25498596

Chian RC, Kuwayama M, Tan L, Tan J, Kato O, Nagai T, “High Survival Rate of Bovine Oocytes Matured In Vitro Following Vitrification”
Journal of Reproduction and Development (December 2004) PMID: 15647621

 

Grants

DA BOYES MEMORIAL RESEARCH AWARD
Co-principal investigator (March 2018 – January 2019)

 

GRAND CHALLENGES $100k GRANT
Co-investigator (September 2013 – 2015)

 

NSERC $20K ENGAGE GRANT
Co-investigator (November 2012 – 2013)

 

RMANJ Pathways to Reproductive Medicine Research Award (March 2019)

UBC Junior Research Representative (January 2018)

ACOG Scholar – JSOG (August 2017)

TEDMED Innovation Scholar (May 2014)

TEDxMontreal Speaker (September 2013)

MONTREALER OF THE WEEK, Canadian Broadcasting Company (January 2013)

INTERNATIONAL STARTUP FESTIVAL $50K GRAND PRIZE (July 2012)

FORCES AVENIR WINNER – TECHNOLOGY AWARD (April 2011)

IDEAS COMPETITION WINNER – TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION Team Leader (April  2008)

PRISCILLA KING GRAY AWARD FOR PUBLIC SERVICE (May 2007)

MIT PUBLIC SERVICE CENTER FELLOWSHIP (February 2007)