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As pioneers in IVF, Melbourne IVF is one of the world’s leading centres for fertility treatment, at the forefront of research, technology and teaching, with specialists from across Australia and the world visiting our centre to learn and share ideas. 

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21 August 2020

New research from the Melbourne IVF team compares endometrial preparation for frozen-thaw embryo transfers.

3 August 2020

COVID-19 Update: We are still open for fertility treatment but have increased our safety measures to protect you.

3 July 2020

We are delighted that Melbourne IVF researchers have been recognised by the FORWARD Initiative which funds important fertility research

5 June 2020

Melbourne IVF congratulates the new legislation by the Victorian Government, which removes mandatory police and child protection orders

27 May 2020

Prospective randomized multicentre comparison on sibling oocytes comparing G-Series media system with antioxidants versus standard G-Series media system

15 May 2020

Australian-first trial using the power of AI begins and welcomes back hopeful IVF parents

21 April 2020

Melbourne IVF welcomes the lifting of the IVF ban from COVID-19

19 March 2020

Here are some steps to protect yourself from COVID-19

21 February 2020

A new study published in The BMJ which suggests a common group of antibiotics in early pregnancy may increase the risk of major birth defects.

19 February 2020

Melbourne IVF welcomes the Victorian Government’s removal of police checks for IVF patients

4 February 2020

Melbourne IVF and Virtus Health launch ‘Get Me Pregnant!’, a new podcast series with Mamamia

5 November 2019

A/Prof John McBain reflects on the pioneering work of his late colleague Sir Robert Edwards

16 October 2019

Women undergoing IVF could soon have a better chance of improving the quality of embryos.

27 September 2019

We’re proud to announce a new partnership between Virtus Health and Business Chicks, the country’s largest and most influential community for women.

17 September 2019

New study warns about the accuracy of fertility apps used by thousands of Australian women who are trying to conceive.

16 September 2019

Professor John McBain, founder of Melbourne IVF, received the FSA Honorary Life Membership for his contribution to the science of human reproduction and ART.

16 September 2019

New research states elective sperm freezing should also be considered by men in regards to declining g fertility.

6 September 2019

Melbourne IVF Scientific Director Professor David Gardner explains the significance of investigating the role antioxidants play in early embryo development.

3 September 2019

New research from the MCRI found that any effect that assisted reproduction technology has on babies’ genes is largely corrected by adulthood.

14 August 2019

Melbourne IVF welcomes investigation into the long term effects of ICSI.