Nobel Prize Laureate Robert G. Edwards Annual Lecture

The 28th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI)
Digital Congress | November 19 – November 21, 2020


Persistent infections in the early period of life as risk factors for diseases decades later on
By Nobel Prize laureate Harald Zur Hausen, Germany 

The 27th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI)
Paris, France | November 21 – November 23, 2019


PCO/PCOS, before during and after reproductive life
Roger A. Lobo, USA

The 26th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI)
London, UK | November 23 – November 25, 2018


The long and winding road to success in ART/IVF
Alan DeCherney, USA

The 25th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI)
Vienna, Austria | November 30 – December 2, 2017


Partnership of embryonic and extra-embryonic stem cells to build the implanting mammalian embryo in vivo and in vitro
Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz, UK

The 24th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI)
Amsterdam, Netherlands. November 10-13, 2015


Genetic and environmental factors contributing to preterm birth
Jerome F. Strauss III, USA

The 22nd World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI)
Budapest, Hungary | September 17-19, 2015


Innovation in IVF is the only future
Paul Devroey, Belgium

The 20th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI)
Paris, France | December 4-7, 2014


The RW (Read Write) Genome, epigenetics, evolution and pregnancy
James A. Shapiro, USA

The 18th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI)
Vienna, Austria | October 24-27, 2013


The true bene‑t-risk balance of ovarian stimulation for IVF
B.C.J.M. Fauser, Netherlands

The 17th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI)
Lisbon, Portugal | November 8-11, 2012


A summary of R.G. Edwards’ most recent historical and archival research ­findings in IVF from the late 1950s to the birth of Louise Brown in 1978 and its aftermath
M.H. Johnson, UK