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Carl Wood

Professor Edwin Carlyle (Carl) Wood (Born 28 May 1929) has been dubbed the father of IVF (in vitro fertilisation) having pioneered the use of frozen embryos.[1] Carl Wood was a pioneer of the in vitro fertilization technique, who previously worked at Monash University in Victoria, Australia.

Additional recommended knowledge



  • The Infertile Couple, By Roger J. Pepperell, Bryan Hudson, Carl Wood, 1980, ISBN 0443-0172-71
  • Artificial Insemination by Donor, By Carl Wood, Monash University, 1980, ISBN 0867-4603-0X
  • In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer By Alan O. Trounson, Carl Wood,Published 1984, ISBN 0443026750
  • Atlas of Fine Structure of Human Sperm Penetration, Eggs, and Embryos Cultured In Vitro, by A. Henry Sathananthan (Author), Alan O. Trounson (Author), Carl Wood (Author), November 1985, ISBN 0275-9130-82
  • In Vitro Fertilization: By Carl Wood, Ann Westmore, 1987, ISBN 0855-7217-74
  • Prematurity,By E. Carl Wood, Victor Y. H. Yu, 1987, ISBN 0443-0348-0X
  • The A-Z of Pregnancy & Birth, By Michael D. Humphrey, Susan Gumley, Carl Wood, 1989, ISBN 0140-1219-51
  • Clinical in Vitro Fertilization,by Carl Wood (Author), Alan O. Trounson (Editor),1989,ISBN 0387-1953-43
  • I.V.F. In Vitro Fertilisation, by Professor Carl Wood and Robyn Riley,First published in 1983, New Edition, 1992, ISBN 0-85575-2126
  • Illustrated Textbook of Gynaecology,By Eric Vincent Mackay, Norman A. Beischer, Roger J. Pepperell, Carl Wood, 1992,ISBN 0729-5121-18
  • Gynaecological Operative Laparoscopy: Current Status and Future Development, By Carl Wood, David J. Hill, Peter J. Maher, 1994, ISBN 0702-0186-94
  • Infertility: All Your Questions Answered, By Gab Kovacs, Carl Wood, 1996, ISBN 0855-7226-30
  • Hysterectomy By Carl Wood, Published 1997, ISBN 0702-0226-24
  • The Treatment of Fibroids, By Carl Wood, 2000, ISBN 0855-7230-5X
  • Sexual Positions: An Australian View, By Carl Wood, 2001, ISBN 0855-7231-49


  • Should we try to supplement the growth retarded fetus? A cautionary tale,BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 100 (10), 972–972.doi:10.1111/j.1471-0528.1993.tb15133.x, by:J. H. Drew Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, N. A. Beischer Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Carl Wood Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology(1993)[2]

See also


  1. ^ Biography,
  2. ^
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