First baby born from In Vitro Matured (IVM) frozen eggs

Frozen EggsThe world’s first successful pregnancy resulting from immature eggs that were matured in the lab before being frozen has been reported. This is an important breakthrough for fertility preservation in cancer, where patients may not have time to undergo traditional egg freezing before starting chemotherapy.   To read more click on the link below:

https://www.breakingnews.ie/world/first-baby-in-world-born-from-eggs-matured-in-lab-and-frozen-say-scientists-982599.html

 

MFC Research at Fertility 2020

Fertility Research

 

Research and clinical staff from Merrion Fertility Clinic presented their findings recently at the Fertility 2020 Conference in Edinburgh. Clinical Fellow, Dr Lucia Hartigan, described her work on fertility preservation practices and referral pathways for children and adolescents with cancer in Ireland.

Doctors Fiona Reidy and Maebh Horan described the clinic’s ongoing collaborative project with Trinity College Dublin on the role of endometrial inflammation in early pregnancy.