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27/09/1925 English physiologist Robert Edwards is born


In Vitro Fertilization Pioneer, Robert Edwards, Awarded Nobel Prize


Robert Edwards wins 2010 Nobel Prize in medicine for IVF revolution


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


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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