Yazd Reproductive Sciences Institute
Yazd Reproductive Sciences Institute includes 3 separate centers with related departments such as: Obstetrics & Gynecology, Stem Cell, ART, Urology, Andrology, Genetics, Biotechnology, Psychology, Nutrition, and Endocrinology.
This center is proud of being adopted as academic pivot for infertility and a reference for those who are interested in learning updated techniques of infertility treatment. At present, up to 14000 couples refer to this center for infertility treatment annually.
Research and Clinical center for infertility
Yazd Research and Clinical Center for Infertility was established in 1989 with the research project entitled “Evaluation the pregnancy rate among infertile couples undergoing IVF cycles”. At the end of 2000 the center was introduced as “Infertility Excellence Center” by Educational Deputy of Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education.
Yazd infertility Center is imperious because of doing various studies in different fields such as reproduction and genetics and treating thousands infertile couples using fertility techniques.
Aims and Missions
The Yazd Reproductive Sciences Institute, affiliated with Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, as the center of excellence in infertility and reproduction has the following missions:
The eminent professors and faculty members, students majored in reproductive biology, infertility fellowship students, researchers and experts discuss and conduct research on various issues of infertility and reproduction in this institute and annually publish their achievements in reputable journals.
To train PhD students majoring in reproductive biology, train infertility fellowship students in collaboration with different medical and paramedic groups, hold international congress, conference, seminar and workshop and give training in the form of poster, pamphlet, booklets and books are among the most important tasks of educational section of the institute. Moreover, the Iranian Journal of Reproductive Medicine is monthly published and covers the latest scientific and research projects.
This institute, as the founder of infertility treatment in Iran, has treated many young infertile couples since 1989 and many of our country’s first births have occurred in this center. Currently, most of the common treatment methods of the world are carried out in this well-equipped center.
- The first IUI birth in Iran in 1992
- The first ICSI birth in Iran in 1995
- The first PESA/ICSI birth in Iran in 1996
- The first TESE birth in Iran in 1997
- The first AZH birth in Iran in 1997
- The first pregnancy following frozen embryo transfer in Iran in 1997
- The first embryo transfer following testicular round spermatid injection and microinjection in 1998
- The first IVM birth in Iran in 2007
- The first child birth following treatment using donated eggs in Iran in 1994