Formed in 2020, Myma Medical is a spin-out organisation from nine years of research in the automation of egg and sperm manipulation and injection at the University of Birmingham, Department of Mechanical Engineering. The research has been led by Dr Mozafar Saadat, Associate Professor and his colleague Dr Amir Hajiyavand, Assistant Professor at the university.
Several PhD students have worked under stewardship of Dr Saadat in automated egg and sperm selection, manipulation, and injection in Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI), a popular male infertility treatment. AutoICSI is one of the various ongoing medical robotics projects conducted by the research team at the University of Birmingham.
Dr Saadat is Director and Chief Technology Officer of the company and Dr Hajiyavand is Director and Chief Operating Officer. The Chief Executive Officer of the company is Mr Yash Khandhia, who has over 30 years of entrepreneurial experience and expertise in the field of robotics and automation.