Prof. David Gardner

Research interests

Reproductive biology

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

Research projects

  • Biomarkers of human embryo viability (non-invasive analysis)
  • Impact of antioxidants during IVF and embryo culture
  • Oxidative stress in human oocytes and sperm
  • Metabolism of human oocytes and sperm
  • Metaboloepigenetics – how metabolic function regulates the epigenome

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