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Pioneers in Reproductive Medicine: Brij Saxena, PhD
By Elizabeth Shepard on August 1, 2019

Indian inventor, mentor, and researcher Dr. Brij Saxena was a pioneer in the field of reproductive endocrinology. In 1966, he was recruited by Nobel Laureate Dr. Vincent du Vigneaud to join Cornell University...
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Pioneers in Reproductive Medicine: Anna-Riitta Fuchs, PhD
on July 5, 2019

Finnish endocrinologist and educator Anna-Riitta Fuchs was renowned in the field of reproductive medicine. She worked as a scientist for the Population Council at Rockefeller University in the 1960s, where she...

Pioneers in Reproductive Medicine: Vincent du Vigneaud, PhD
By Elizabeth Shepard on June 5, 2019

Nobel Laureate Dr. Vincent du Vigneaud pioneered research in oxytocin during his long career at Cornell University Medical College (now Weill Cornell Medicine.) Oxytocin, a polypeptide hormone, is responsible...
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Pioneers in Reproductive Medicine: John MacLeod, PhD
By Elizabeth Shepard on May 10, 2019

Scottish scientist John MacLeod was a leading expert in male infertility and the behavior of the human spermatozoa. In 1938 he received an offer to head the male infertility clinic at Cornell University...
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