Professor Alan Handyside

Professor Alan Handyside

University of Leeds

With Professor Lord Robert Winston at Hammersmith Hospital, London achieved the first pregnancies worldwide following in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) of inherited disease in 1990. First chairman of the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) Special Interest Group in Reproductive Genetics and co-founder and first chairman of the ESHRE PGD Consortium. Currently, Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, Honorary Professor at the School of Biosciences, University of Kent in Canterbury, UK, scientific advisor to Vitrolife Sweden AB, Gothenburg, Sweden and President of the International Society for Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis.

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