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Patrick Steptoe
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Born in Witney, Oxfordshire
Born on 9th of June 1913
Died on 21st of March 1988

Born 1913. Died 1988 - English gynaecologist, pioneer of in vitro fertilization.

Educated at King’s College, London and St George’s Hospital Medical School. Worked on in vitro fertilization of human embroyos with Robert Edwards. Led to birth of a baby in 1978 after in vitro fertilization and implantation in mother’s uterus.

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