Robert Edwards wins Nobel Prize in Medicine 2010

A Briton, Robert Edwards, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine 2010 on Thursday. He is known as the Father of In Vitro Fertiliztion, according... More Below... Posted by on Oct 5th, 2010 and filed under Health, News, Science, World.


A Briton, Robert Edwards, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine 2010 on Thursday. He is known as the Father of In Vitro Fertiliztion, according to the Nobel committee at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. Winning the prestigious title includes a diploma, a medal, and a check for 10 million Swedish kronor (1.09 million dollors). It will be presented in Stockholm on December 10 on the death anniversary of founder Alfred Nobel.

The Nobel committee said Professor Edwards, now 85, was awarded the Nobel Prize “for the development of treatment of human fertilization in vitro that allowed to treat” infertility, which affects a large proportion of humanity and more than 10% of couples in the world.”.