A private member's bill aims to decriminalise payments for sperm, eggs and surrogacy in Canada.
A bill has been introduced into the US Senate and House of Representatives, which, if passed, would significantly widen access to fertility treatment.
Education Program in Reproduction and Development (EPRD) is the postgraduate education program of the Monash University Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The primary aim of EPRD is to foster education and research into reproductive biology. A diverse range of highly qualified researchers and academics contribute considerable expertise to the EPRD's Degree and professional short course programs. Consequently, ERPD is well placed to provide exceptional education and training in the multi-faceted and exciting discipline that this field has become.
A few months back a requested was made to declare Louise Brown’s birthday (Jul 25) World Art Day, essentially doing away with World Embryology Day. This motion may offend Embryologists across the globe. We therefore are conducting a survey to assess how Embryologists world-wide would react to losing their unique day.
Scientists have demonstrated how certain molecules are vital for maintaining the shape of sperm cells, which may have implications for understanding male fertility.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) may be due to a hormone imbalance before birth, research has revealed.
Men who have major depression are less likely to conceive a child, a clinical study at the US National Institute of Health has found.
Acupuncture during IVF treatment does not increase the chances of having a baby, according to new research. A study published this week in JAMA and led by Professor Caroline Smith from Western Sydney University, Australia, compared the birth rate in women who received traditional acupuncture during their course of IVF to those who received a sham acupuncture treatment.
The deadline for applications for the MSc in Clinical Embryology starting in October 2019 is 12 noon (midday) GMT on Friday 11th January 2019.
Amid international debate on mitochondrial donation, Singapore's Bioethics Advisory Committee has prompted much discussion nationally over the issue. It has recently opened public consultation on the ethical, social and legal aspects of this innovative intervention.