Professor David Gardner

Research interests

Reproductive biology

  • Human IVF
  • Preimplantation embryo culture
  • Nutrition
  • Metabolism
  • Embryo viability
  • Biomarkers
  • Epigenetics
  • Metabolic function
  • Metaboloepigenetics
  • Cryobiology

Research projects

  • The role of antioxidants in regulating human sperm function and viability
  • Analysis of preimplantation embryo development through time-lapse microscopy and algorithms
  • Vitrification of human ovarian tissue and oocytes
  • Regulation of embryo and fetal development by growth factors and cytokines
  • Role of antioxidants in maintaining the function of embryonic stem cells

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