GILLIAN LOCKWOOD

Executive Director
IVI Midland
Tamworth House, Ventura Park Road
Tamworth, B78 3HL (UK)

Gillian M Lockwood, BM BCh. MA (Oxon) D. Phil FRCOG was Medical Director at Midland Fertility, Tamworth for 17 years  and previously was Senior Clinical Research Fellow  at the Oxford Fertility Unit, where her research interests included Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Premature Ovarian Failure and Recurrent Miscarriage. She collaborated in Oxford with Professor Nigel Groome on the development and application of the new assays for inhibin and activin and her Doctoral Thesis was on the role of inhibin in ovulation and early pregnancy. She has subsequently undertaken extensive research in the use of AMH in fertility management. She lectures and broadcasts on ethical and social issues in Reproductive Medicine and was Vice Chair of the RCOG Ethics Committee. Midland Fertility was the first IVF clinic in the UK to achieve a live birth from a frozen egg in 2002 and has been active in the debate about the role of ‘social’ egg freezing.