Robert Casper MD, FRCS(C)
Professor Emeritus
Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
Lunenfeld-Tannenbaum Research Institute
Research Interests
mitochondrial research, circadian rhythms, Endometriosis, breast cancer, ovulation induction



Dr. Casper holds CIHR and industry grants for mitochondrial research and is a Co-Investigator on an NSERC grant for breast estrogen levels before and after oophorectomy in BRCA1 mutation. 

Publications and Awards

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Recent Publications

Casper RF. (2014). Ovulation induction: once bitten, twice shy?. Fertility and sterility.

Vilos GA , Marks-Adams JL , Vilos AG , Oraif A , Abu-Rafea B , Casper RF. (2014). Medical treatment of ureteral obstruction associated with ovarian remnants and/or endometriosis: report of 3 cases and review of the literature. Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology.

Casper RF. (2014). Introduction: New tools for enhancing collaborative endometriosis research. Fertility and Sterility. 102(5): 1211-1212.

Casper RF, Gladanac B. (2014). Introduction: Circadian rhythm and its disruption: impact on reproductive function. Fertility and Sterility. 102(2): 319-20.

Casper RF. (2014). Spectral modulation of light wavelengths using optical filters: effect on melatonin secretion. (Review). Fertility and Sterility. 102(2): 336-338.

Mitri F, Bentov Y, Behan LA, Esfandiari N, Casper RF. (2014). A novel compound heterozygous mutation of the luteinizing hormone receptor -implications for fertility. Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics. 31(7): 787-94.

Whiteley J, Bielecki R, Li M, Chua S, Ward MR, Yamanaka N, Stewart DJ, Casper RF, Rogers IM. (2014). An Expanded Population of CD34+ Cells from Frozen Banked Umbilical Cord Blood Demonstrate Tissue Repair Mechanisms of Mesenchymal Stromal Cells and Circulating Angiogenic Cells in an Ischemic Hind Limb Model.. Stem Cell Reviews. 10(3): 338-350.

Bentov Y , Hannam T , Jurisicova A , Esfandiari N , Casper RF. (2014). Coenzyme Q10 Supplementation and Oocyte Aneuploidy in Women Undergoing IVF-ICSI Treatment. Clinical Medicine Insights: Reproductive Health. 8: 31-6.

Esfandiari N, de Lamirande E, Gukturk A, San Gabriel MC, Nazemian Z, Burjaq H, Casper RF, Zini A. (2014). Seminal hyperviscosity is not associated with semenogelin degradation or sperm deoxyribonucleic acid damage: a prospective study of infertile couples.. Fertility and Sterility. 101(6):1599-1603.

Casper RF. (2014). Luteal phase support for frozen embryo transfer cycles: intramuscular or vaginal progesterone? (Editorial). Fertility and Sterility. 101(3): 627-628.