Development of engineered novel growth factors for infertility treatment [ 2011 - 2014 ]

Also known as: Novel growth factors for a new improved infertility treatment

Research Grant

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Researchers: Dr David Mottershead (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Jeremy Thompson A/Pr Robert Gilchrist

Brief description Infertility comes at an enormous social and financial cost to Australian society. The aim of this proposal is to improve the success rate of an innovative technology that matures eggs in the laboratory and so eliminates the need for the hormones normally used in IVF. To achieve this a newly discovered egg-secreted protein first has to be produced in the laboratory.

Funding Amount $AUD 410,439.44

Funding Scheme NHMRC Development Grants

Notes Development Grant

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