Tag : fertility

Campus Watch: Birmingham scientists aim to create sperm fertility app

2 years ago / 0 comments

Scientists from the University of Birmingham have formulated mathematical equations that will help determine the efficiency of human sperm based on visual factors. Leader of the project at Birmingham, Dr Dave Smith, said: “This has the potential to transform fertility treatments.” Current procedures to determine fertility date back over 60 … Read More

UK National Sperm Bank opens in Birmingham

4 years ago / 0 comments

On 30th October, The National Gamete Donation Trust – in conjunction with Birmingham Women’s Hospital – opened the first UK National Sperm Bank. Whilst sperm banks have been open throughout the UK, previously they were privately run, resulting in insemination costs of around £4000. However, the bank means that women … Read More