Developer of IVF Wins Nobel Prize for Medicine

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The New York Times

Mon, October 04, 2010 — 5:55 AM ET


Developer of In Vitro Fertilization Wins Nobel Prize for Medicine

Robert G. Edwards, the British scientist who developed in vitro fertilization, won the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

In announcing the award, the prize committee at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden said Dr. Edwards “battled societal and establishment resistance to his development of the in vitro fertilization procedure, which has so far led to the birth of around 4 million people.”

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One response to “Developer of IVF Wins Nobel Prize for Medicine

  1. cgd

    Wow!!! 4 million people!! I think it is amazing that IF has been in the news and media so much more recently. I hope this goesa long way in regard to outreach, advoicacy, and education. Thanks for sharing this.

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After nearly 3 years of TTC and the help of ART, we got pregnant on our 5th IVF/FET transfer after IVF #2. Our beautiful fraternal twin boys were born on 7/15/11 at 37w0d.

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