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IVF pioneer Sir Bob Edwards dies, age 87

John Kerr posted in on April 11th, 2013.

Robert Edwards, a pioneering fertility scientist whose ground breaking research lead to the success of in-vitro fertilisation, died Wednesday at age 87. Prof Sir Robert (Bob) Edwards, working with Dr Patrick Steptoe, is credited with the development of in vitro fertilization, or IVF, which resulted in the birth in 1978 of the world’s first ‘test […]

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