Honorary Members of ARCS
Honorary membership is bestowed upon individuals who have significantly contributed to the field of embryology. This may be through their scientific research, developing and raising educational standards and raising the profile of the profession and the Association.
Our Honorary Members are:
For her role as a founding member and longstanding Chair of ACE, the founder of the ACE Training Committee and its original Chair, and for her role in the development of the ACE Certificate/Diploma
Robert Edwards (1925-2013)
For his role in the foundation of our science and the development of our profession
For many years contributions to ACE committees and in representing ACE at the HFEA
For contributions to embryo research and as Editor in Chief of Human Fertility
For her role as a patient-champion, working tirelessly in the interests of those with infertility, not least with the HFEA and as chair of Infertility Network UK
For his role as a founder and Chair of ACE
For his role as a founding member of ACE and his involvement in setting up Laboratory Standards
Anne McLaren (1927-2007)
For her contributions to embryo research and as an original member of the Voluntary Licencing Authority
For contributions to our science and the understanding of total quality management
For many years’ contributions to the ACE training committee
For his role in the founding of ACE, his contributions to the Training Committee and in the development of the ACE Certificate/Diploma
Andre Van Steirteghem
For his work pioneering ICSI
For many years contribution to ACE as Chair and President
For his role as a founding member of ACE and contributions to ACE
For contributions to embryo research
For her contributions to ACE (including as an external examiner) and to the embryology profession.
For her many years’ contribution to the establishment and development of the embryology profession.