Our history, achievements and milestones

1973 - World's first IVF pregnancy

Professors Alan Trounson and Carl Wood from Monash University, achieve the world's first clinical IVF pregnancy in Melbourne.

Professors Trounson and Wood's research during the late 1970s established IVF as a method for the treatment of human infertility worldwide. The Wood/Trounson team went on to achieve Australia's first successful IVF birth in 1980.