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FILM: Sarah Norcross and Dr Sarah Martins Da Silva discuss the future of male fertility

7 June 2021
By BioNews
Appeared in BioNews 1098

This film documents a conversation between Sarah Norcross (director of the Progress Educational Trust, the charity that publishes BioNews) and Dr Sarah Martins Da Silva (clinical senior lecturer in Systems Medicine at the University of Dundee) about the future of male fertility.

The conversation focuses on the themes of the upcoming event 'What's in the Pipeline for Male Infertility?', which is being held online on Wednesday 16 June 2021 from 5.30pm-7pm (BST). Find out more about the event here, and register for your free place here.

The conversation concludes by discussing the University of Dundee's 'Race to ESHRE 2021' fundraising campaign for the Progress Educational Trust. Read about and donate to this campaign here.

(If you cannot see the film below, click here to view it.)

The main themes of the conversation are as follows.
00:00 Fertility problems faced by men
01:11 Treatments currently available
02:02 Benefits and limitations of ICSI
04:00 New insights and approaches
06:14 Collaboration in Scotland
07:03 Male infertility and stigma
08:21 Artificial intelligence, drug development and clinical trials
11:00 From studying eggs to studying sperm
13:10 Dundee's race to ESHRE for PET

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