21 Mar '11, 2pm

Asia's first fertility training centre opens in Singapore

Trainees practice injecting sperm into mice embryos at the new Centre for Reproductive Education and Specialist Training (Crest) at the National University Hospital. -- ST PHOTO: LIM WUI LIANG DOCTORS and scientists keen to venture into fertility treatment can now attend courses to help finetune their skills as they try to get themselves licensed. The Centre for Reproductive Education and Specialist Training (Crest) at the National University Hospital (NUH) was built with a $3.8-million donation from German pharmaceutical and chemical company Merck-Serono. Doctors who want to specialise in in-vitro treatment (IVF) as well as scientists keen to become embryologists, can use the facilities to practise their techniques on mice eggs. Health Minister Khaw Boon Wan wrote a blog post after attending the launch. He quoted Australian fertility expert David Healy, saying fertility t...

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