In vitro gametogenesis: the science has to be right, and it has to be safe

pharmaphorum podcast episode 132a - woman on her phone listening to headphones

In vitro gametogenesis (IVG) holds much potential for same-sex couples and women of a more advanced age struggling with infertility, but the question is whether we’re quite there yet.

On the hope that this treatment holds and other related fertility issues, today’s podcast sees web editor Nicole Raleigh speak with Dr Mark Leondires, founder and medical director at Illume Fertility, who shares his own journey and insights.

As the WHO states, every human being has a right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, both of which are adversely impacted by continued infertility. Individuals and couples have the right to decide the number, timing, and spacing of their children – never more so than in the modern age. But the science has to be right, and it has to be safe.

You can listen to episode 132a of the pharmaphorum podcast in the player below, download the episode to your computer, or find it - and subscribe to the rest of the series - in iTunes, Spotify, acast, Stitcher, and Podbean.