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Dr. Debra Gook


Head of Cryopreservation Services, Reproductive Services, Royal Women’s Hospital

Dr. Debra Gook is Senior Research Fellow and Head of Cryopreservation Services at Royal Women’s Hospital and Melbourne IVF, and holds an honorary position in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Melbourne, Australia. For over three decades she has been at the forefront of research into the cryopreservation of the human female gamete. She has presented and published widely on cryopreservation of both human mature oocytes and human ovarian tissue and continues to play a key role in the development of this technology for clinical application. She was instrumental in the establishment of the world’s first egg bank at the Royal Women’s Hospital and a pioneer in the field now referred to as “Oncofertility”.