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.
His scientists recorded the first successful IVF pregnancy, as well as the first IVF baby from a frozen embryo.
He improved the ways eggs are collected and treated during the IVF process, making it a common procedure.
He was born and raised in Australia.
Louise Brown was the first baby born using the IVF procedure that he perfected.