Revolutionising Reproduction: The Future of Fertility Treatment
Progress Educational Trust
Great Hall, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JQ
19 March 2019 2pm-5.30pm (followed by refreshments)
An afternoon symposium about the rapidly moving boundaries of reproductive medicine and embryo research, produced by the Progress Educational Trust (PET) and supported by the Scottish Government. Details of attendance fees and how to book can be found here.
The symposium is in two parts:
Creating Sperm And Eggs Outside the Body
From Genome Editing to Womb Transplants
J Richard Smith (Clinical Lead at Womb Transplant UK, and pioneer in fertility-preserving surgery)
Richard Anderson (Professor of Clinical Reproductive Science, and Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, at the University of Edinburgh)
Dr Norah Fogarty (member of the Francis Crick Institute's Human Embryo and Stem Cell Laboratory, and coauthor of research in which the genomes of human embryos were edited to study the function of a gene)
Scott Nelson (Professor of Reproductive and Maternal Medicine at the University of Glasgow, and specialist in reproductive medicine at Glasgow Royal Infirmary)
The symposium will then be followed by a free-to-attend evening event in the same venue, exploring related topics.
When you book your place(s) at the symposium, you have the option of booking to attend the evening event at the same time.
If you have any queries about this symposium, please email email@example.com