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Professor Robert G. Edwards received the
Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology, 2010

Professor Robert G. Edwards, one of the founders of International Coordination Committee for Immunology of Reproduction (ICCIR) during the First International Symposium for Immunology of Spermatozoa and Fertilization 1967 in Varna, Bulgaria and its first Secretary General, received the Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology, 2010.
At  the Nobel Prize Symposium in Honour of Robert G. Edwards  held on 7 December 2010 at Karolinska Institute in Stockholm Martin H. Johnson delivered the lecture “Bob Edwards and IVF: The Early Days”. In the lecture he said :…This period in USA (Bob) initiated series of about 24 papers on the immunology of reproduction between 1960 and 1976. And it also prompted Bob’s first involvement in founding an international society in 1967 in Varna, when the International Coordination Committee for Immunology  of Reproduction was created... showing the slide with picture ( number 7) from the founding session of International Coordination Committee for Immunology of Reproduction and picture of Academician Kiril Bratanov.
Robert Edwards presented the success of in vitro fertilization in human during the First International Symposium for Immunology of Spermatozoa and Fertilization 1967 in Varna, Bulgaria.

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  1. Professor Robert G. Edwards
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  3. Mrs Ruth Edwards receiving Robert G. Edwards' Nobel Prize at the Stockholm Concert Hall,
    10 December 2010
  4. Mrs Ruth Edwards and Professor Martin Hume Johnson showing the Nobel Medal
    and Diploma of Robert G. Edwards at the Stockholm Concert Hall, 10 December 2010.
  5. Nobel Prize Diploma
  6. Professor Robert Edwards at his desk at Bourn Hall Clinic, England. Photo taken in 1989.
  7. Professor Robert Edwards, Lesley Brown, Louise Brown, the world's first "test tube baby"
    with her son Cameron. Photo taken 12 July 2008.
  8. Slide showed during the Martin H. Johnson lecture at the Nobel Prize Symposium
    in Honour of Robert G. Edwards, 07 December 2010
  9. Picture of Robert Edwards at First International Symposium of Immunology
    of Spermatozoa and Fertilization and foundation of ICCIR.


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