Fred Davis, PhD

Professor of Biology (specializing in Circadian Rhythms) at Northeastern. More info coming soon…

Robert Eyre, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, is a corporate officer and consultant for Bedford Research Foundation. Dr. Eyre is an internationally known urologic surgeon with expertise in all areas of male reproductive tract health, including infertility and prostate cancer. Dr. Eyre holds offices in local and national professional associations and regularly lectures nationally on urologic health issues.

Joel Lawittz, PhD

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Rene Miejer

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Steve Sheridan, PhD

Senior Researcher at Harvard Medical School Center for Genetic Research. More info coming soon…



Alexis Agnew

Alexis Agnew joined Bedford Research Foundation as the SPAR Coordinator in May 2013. As the SPAR Coordinator, she is responsible for the clinical oversight of the program. Alexis received her Bachelor’s in Biology from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell and is currently pursuing her Master’s in Biomedical Sciences at Regis College.

Nisha Bulsara

Nisha Bulsara earned her Master’s in Biotechnology and Bachelor’s in Neuroscience from Northeastern University. She currently works as a Scientist at the BRF and specializes in methods to uncover novel features of the stem cell and it’s therapeutic potential.

Maureen Kearnan

A reproductive biologist with more than 15 years experience in assisted reproduction clinics. Ms. Kearnan lends her support and clinical skills to the Special Program of Assisted Reproduction (SPAR).

Ryan Kiessling

Mr. Kiessling has an undergraduate degree in Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and a Masters Degree in Not for Profit Organization Management from Carnegie Mellon University. He oversees daily operations of the Bedford Research Foundation providing support for all research and clinical programs, including SPAR.

Hui-Zhong Yin, PhD

Dr. Yin held a position as Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School, for many years. He is a urologic surgeon turned research scientist. Dr. Yin is an expert in the science of male infertility and has devoted more than twelve years to the ongoing research currently at Bedford Research Foundation. Dr. Yin personally heads up the cryopreservation and semen testing division and consults on the new tests being developed for semen bacteria and prostate cancer.

Bedford Research Staff