A UNSW researcher explores the biology of infertility, and explains how a recent study in mice contributes to our understanding of reproductive ageing, with the aim of improving IVF success rates in humans.
One in ten cancer patients will face fertility issues after treatment, but less than 50% are given options to preserve fertility. And those who are offered options can face significant cost barriers, write Antoinette Anazodo and Brigitte Gerstl.
While assisted reproductive technology has solved fertility problems for many people, there’s often little fertility specialists can offer a woman much over 40, apart from egg donation, writes William Ledger.
With powerful social forces causing women and men to delay having children, the scientific race is on to assist couples to reproduce later in life. Join fertility specialist William Ledger and social researcher Mark McCrindle as they discuss the issues in the UNSW Medicine Dean’s Lecture.