Carl Wood

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Birthday
28, 1929
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Sep 23, 2011 (82)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
28, 1929
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Sep 23, 2011 (82)

About

Pioneer of in-vitro fertilization who made the procedure commercially available for the first time during the 1970's. He helped bring about the world's first donor egg baby in 1983.

Before Fame

His scientists recorded the first successful IVF pregnancy, as well as the first IVF baby from a frozen embryo.

Trivia

He improved the ways eggs are collected and treated during the IVF process, making it a common procedure.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Australia.

Associated With

Louise Brown was the first baby born using the IVF procedure that he perfected.