Sperm Selection for In Vitro Fertilization

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G. Huszar, MD - G. Huszar developed hyaluronic acid (HA) binding test for sperm selection for in vitro fertilization. The test allows better assessment of sperm maturity than previously used motility test. Dr. Huszar discusses also safety of cryopreservation of sperms and potential for male contraceptive drugs.

Female Fertility

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E.Seli, MD pioneered the use of RAMAN spectroscopy in embryo assessment after in vitro fertilization. The procedure uses various biomarkers to improve pregnancy outcome.
Experimental production of oocytes from stem cells and possible role of leukemia inhibitory factor (LIF) in female fertility are also discussed.