Shraga Rottem M.D., D.Sc. Bio sketch
-Co-inventor of the First High-Frequency Transvaginal Probe Nov. 1985, Technion, Israel and established and directed the First TVS Clinic (1986-1991)
– Co-author of the First book on Transvaginal Sonography (1987) and of a completely new TVS book in 1991.
– Introduced First Trimester Transient Nuchal Findings in Down Syndrome to Dr. Kypros Nicolaides, Kings College Hospital, London in 1988 (and reported it in the Lancet in 1989) and was Royal Society Guest Expert in First Trimester and Researcher to Prof Stuart Campbell and Dr. Kypros Nicolaides (1991-1992)
– Co-founder of ISUOG and Ultrasound in ObGyn/UOG Journal
– Director of ObGyn Ultrasound and Assoc Professor of ObGyn, State University of New York (1992-1998)
Founder and Director of Ironfan-International Registry of Fetal Anomalies since 1993, NY,USA, located at Columbia University Medical Center since 1999. The Ironfan is an International Multi-Center Research Network and Database for Early Prenatal Diagnosis and Acquisition of Data in Network Environment.
-Developed the Time-Oriented Classification of the Natural History of Fetal Anomalies Based on Ultrasound (over 500 types of malformations)
– Guest Editor of three full Journal Issues on TVS and in First Trimester with most of the content from his own research group (JCU, Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine and UOG)
– Author of over 150 publications, peer review abstracts, and chapters in books, lectured in 29 countries and conducted many hands-on TVS courses worldwide.
– PI at the grants on three Early Prenatal Diagnosis projects, co-PI at an Ovarian Cancer project and the co-PI at a Medical AI based system for DoD (Department of Defense, USA).
– Founder and Director of the First Artificial Intelligence in Fetal Medicine and Machine Learning Lab at the Columbia University Medical Center (since 2014). Inventor of The AI Based Early Screening System for CHDs, of an In Silico Based Early Diagnostic Test for other prenatal problems and of a novel disease-oriented ultrasound probe.