Past, Present and Future”
Dr. Tim Child
24 April 2012, Oxford Brookes University
In this lecture Dr Tim Child offers a sweeping overview of the history of assisted conception since the 1970s with a particular focus on the technological, socio-cultural, and regulatory dimensions of In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) and the nascent technologies that help advance it.
Tim is a Consultant Gynaecologist and Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery in the Oxford Fertility Unit and the University of Oxford. He undertook his undergraduate training at Cambridge and London Universities and his postgraduate training in Oxford and Montreal. His research interests include oocyte in-vitro maturation (IVM), PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), recurrent miscarriage and reproductive immunology.
Guest Lecture for the UG module ‘Brave New Worlds: Medicine and Modernity’ held on the 27 March 2012, Oxford Brookes University.
Other lectures in this series:
Alan Hawley: “Minds at War: War Psychiatry since World War One.” 21 February 2012, Oxford Brookes University
Charles Webster: “The British National Health Service: Brave New World.” 27 March 2012, Oxford Brookes University
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