A Tribute to Tony Hirsh, Consultant Andrologist – Anthony Victor Hirsh (b. 1945; d. 30 March 2018)

This year marks the anniversary of the death of Anthony Hirsh FRCS, DObst RCOG, one of the first truly dedicated specialists in male infertility. Tony was passionate about this field, going to great lengths to treat men with azoospermia. Tony was a pioneer in testicular sperm extraction. He implemented the technique of retrieving sperm from the vas deferens and in 1993 achieved the first successful IVF pregnancy using such sperm from a spinal cord injured patient.


Tony was trained in the USA in microsurgical epididymal sperm aspiration (MESA), and was one ..

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July 5, 2019

Register for BAS Annual Meeting – 20th September 2019

The BAS is holding its annual meeting in London on Friday 20th September 2019 (The Lumen URC, 88 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RS).


This year the theme is Epigenetics in Male Reproduction.


To register for the meeting, please complete the form below:


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April 13, 2019

BAS 2019 – Amendment to Annual Meeting Date & Venue

Please note the change of date and venue for the annual BAS meeting, alongside extension to the abstract submission date.


The British Andrology Society is once again hosting an exciting meeting for PhD students and PostDocs. The one day event on Epigenetic’s in Male reproduction is running on 20th September 2019 at Lumen URC, 88 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RS.


Please submit Abstracts to Lorraine Frew at secretary@britishandrology.org.uk by Monday 1st July 2019 stating if submission is for consideration for oral presentation, poster presentation or both. 



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February 6, 2019

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