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Dr. Gillian Lockwood

Dr Lockwood joined Midland Fertility in 2000 as medical director after working in fertility medicine since 1991, initially at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford where she also completed her Doctorate. Her research interests include polycystic ovarian syndrome, age-related sub-fertility and recurrent miscarriage. Under her guidance, Midland Fertility was the first UK clinic to use the hormone inhibin B to assess ovarian reserve, a precursor to AMH testing.She is ethics spokesperson for the British Fertility Society, former vice-chair of the RCOG Ethics Committee and was a special advisor to the Parliamentary Select committee reviewing the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990. In 2009 she was asked to join a Working Party of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics – ’Give and Take: Human Bodies in Medicine and Research’ considers the ethical issues that arise in the provision human body materials, from organs, gametes, corneas, blood etc, with a particular focus on the role of the person providing the ‘material’.She lectures and broadcasts on ethical and social issues in reproductive medicine and has published widely on all aspects of fertility, including co-authoring Fertility & Infertility for Dummies with Jill Anthony-Ackery in 2007.

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