Scientific Firsts

Below are a selection of scientific and clinical firsts achieved by the Monash IVF Group

 

2014
Monash Group achieved Australia’s first PGS pregnancy from ‘Next Generation’ sequencing

 

2013
Monash Group achieved Australia’s first pregnancy from frozen ovarian tissue being re-implanted

 

2010
Monash Group Fertility Specialist became the first Australian elected as President of the International Federation of Fertility Societies (2010 – 2013)

 

1999
Monash Group achieved Australia’s first birth from a frozen egg

 

1996
Monash Group achieved Australia’s first successful open testicular biopsy to treat severe male infertility Monash Group achieved Australia’s first birth of an embryo biopsy baby using PGD

 

1995
Monash Group achieved Australia’s first blastocyst baby after in-vitro maturation of human primary eggs

 

1993
Monash Group achieved Australia’s first single sperm microinjection pregnancies

 

1992
Monash Group achieved world’s first microinjection intrafallopian transfer pregnancy

 

1989
Monash Group achieved world’s first birth following intra-fallopian insemination of spermatozoa from a male with obstructive azoospermia

 

1988
Monash Group achieved Australia’s first IVF surrogate birth (one of the first in the world)

 

1987
Monash Group developed the world’s first sperm microinjection technology (intracyctoplasmic sperm injection was developed as a result of this work)

 

1985
Monash Group achieved world’s first pregnancy and birth from a sperm retrieval operation (for a blocked sperm duct)

 

1984
Monash Group achieved world’s first birth from donated eggs

 

1983
Monash Group achieved world’s first frozen embryo birth

 

1981
Monash Group achieved 15 pregnancies using stimulated cycles in IVF – world 4th to 19th

 

1980
Monash Group was the first group in the world to use stimulated cycles with clomiphene citrate

 

1973
Monash Group co-joint team achieved world’s first IVF pregnancy

 

1958
Monash Group commenced an ovulation stimulation program in Australia