Edwards, Sir Robert

Edwards, Sir Robert

1925-09-27 Comments Off on Edwards, Sir Robert By dts-admin1

Sir Robert Edwards (1925–2013) a physiologist and Patrick Steptoe (1913–1988) a gynaecologist, pioneered IVF (in-vitro fertilisation) a therapy for the treatment of infertility.

In 1978 the world’s first ‘test-tube baby’ was born in Oldham, Lancashire, England.

Wikipedia link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_vitro_fertilisation

Wikipedia link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Edwards_(physiologist)

 In 2010, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine “for the development of in vitro fertilization”.