Sir Robert Edwards holding IVF baby Louise Brown
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IVF pioneer Prof Sir Robert Edwards dies aged 87

The man who pioneered IVF treatment, and brought hope to couples struggling to start a family, has died at the age of 87.

Prof Sir Robert Edwards' ground breaking work led to the birth of Louise Brown in 1978, dubbed the first test tube baby.

Fergus Walsh reports.

  • 10 Apr 2013
  • From the section Health