Centre for Human Reproductive Science

FUTURE GENERATIONS

DIAGNOSIS

We try to improve how clinicians judge sperm. Can we get a better understanding of fertility and miscarriage by look at how well a sperm swims or the quality of the DNA each sperm carries.

TREATMENT

We examine how the lifestyle choices can be changed in to improve sperm quality and how novel methods for clinicians to pick the very best sperm from each sample.

INNOVATION

We have helped devise new procedures and devices to improve patient’s journey through assisted reproduction.

Look up terminology and treatment advice in our REPROPEDIA DICTONARY

NEWS

FAST

Our work on Flagellar Analysis and Sperm Tracking (FAST) is now published in Human Reproduction.

Sperm-induced signalling events in the female tract

We know almost nothing of the biology occurring as sperm traverse the female tract, but intriguing new evidence suggests that sperm may activate signalling responses in cells of the female tract and play a key role in preparation for embryo implantation. It may even...

Doing more with less: sperm cells with an inactive region at the tip of the tail swim faster and more efficiently than those with a tail that is fully active, explain @DrMotility, @CaraVNeal, @MeurigGallagher and @DaveDysonSmith: https://t.co/FYvRqlOQYR

📰| Sperm cells with an inactive region at the tip of the tail swim faster and more efficiently than those with a tail that is fully active according to new research by a multi-disciplinary team from @MathsBirmingham, @SpermEggEmbryo and @IMSR_UoB ⬇️
https://t.co/XiMYmSUnfI

Exciting time ahead for FAST flagellar capture software @MeurigGallagher @DrMotility Apart from backing sperm biology It holds great promise clinical practice
➡️inform life-style interventions
➡️reduce costs by referring patients from IVF to IUI #ESHRE2020

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