Sharing Best Practice Conference 

(Dublin, November 2017)

MFC Nursing, Clinical and Embryology staff attended this year’s Sharing Best Practice (SBP) conference in November. SBP is an annual fertility nurse’s conference which provides an excellent opportunity for medical professionals to come together to discuss, present and share invaluable medical research and developments. Such continuing medical education allows MFC staff to continue to provide the very best medical care to our valued patients here at the clinic.

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MFC research selected for presentation at 33rd Annual Meeting of ESHRE

(Geneva, July 2017)

Research at MFC was selected for presentation at the annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology. These research topics were:

  1. “Influence of body mass index on the relationship between endometrial thickness and pregnancy outcome in single blastocyst frozen embryo transfer cycles.” Authors: Crosby, L. Glover, F. Martyn, M. Wingfield; Merrion Fertility Clinic
  2. “Uterine Natural Killer Cell Phenotype: Predicting ART (Assisted Reproductive Technology) success in endometriosis-associated infertility.” Authors: Glover, D. Crosby, U. Thirmulchevam et al. Merrion Fertility Clinic and TBSI, Trinity College Dublin*

*This research was pre-selected for the Basic Science Award for poster presentation


 11th Annual Meeting of Irish Fertility Society

(May 12-13th 2017, Belfast)

Research staff at Merrion Fertility Clinic were selected to give five presentations at the 2017 IFS meeting in Belfast. These talks covered a range of basic science and clinical topics that MFC and collaborators are currently researching, from the role of immune cells in reproduction to the psychological impact of ovarian reserve testing in patients seeking fertility treatment. Merrion Fertility Clinic were also awarded both first and second prize for best oral presentations.


MFC research selected for presentation at American Society for Reproductive Medicine

(Oct 16-20th 2016, Salt Lake City, Utah)

Research at MFC on “The psychological impact of ovarian reserve testing: a qualitative analysis” was selected for oral presentation at the annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

“The psychological impact of ovarian reserve testing: a qualitative analysis” Y. O’Brien, M. Wingfield; Merrion Fertility Clinic (Oral Presentation)