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27/09/1925 English physiologist Robert Edwards is born

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In Vitro Fertilization Pioneer, Robert Edwards, Awarded Nobel Prize

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Robert Edwards wins 2010 Nobel Prize in medicine for IVF revolution

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Robert Edwards Gets Nobel Prize For Opening Field Of In-vitro fertilization

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2010 Nobel Prize for Medicine IVF British Doctor Robert G Edwards

He is known as the pioneer of the reproductive medicine and in-vitro fertilization (IVF). In 1978 Edwards, together with surgeon Patrick Steptoe, successfully performed first conception through IVF. It led to the birth of Louise Brown, first test-tube baby. Their research had to be privately financed, because the medical establishment found the idea of a “test-tube baby” repugnant.
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